Tag Archives: HISTORY

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CAMPTTOWN CEMETERY TO BE DEDICATED

A genuine, but not well known bit of history will be unveiled  Saturday, when the Buffalo Soldiers along with the Washington County Chamber of Commerce will unveil the Historical Marker…

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CAMPTOWN CEMETERY TO GET HISTORIC MARKER

A genuine, but not well known bit of history will be unveiled next Saturday, March 22nd, when the Buffalo Soldiers along with the Washington County Chamber of Commerce will unveil…

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WASHINGTON ON THE BRAZOS CELEBRATES TEXAS INDEPENDENDENCE

When thousands gathered to celebrate the 1836 Texas Declaration of Independence Sunday at the Washington On the Brazos State Historic Site, the temperatures were about the same as they were…

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CHAPPELL HILL HISTORICAL SOCIETY GETS $25,000 GRANT TO PRESERVE MUSEUM

The Chappell Hill Historical Society has received a $25,000 community development grant from the Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative and the Lower Colorado River Authority.  This money will be used to upgrade…

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COUNTY ADOPTS DISTRICT CLERK ARCHIVE PLAN

District Clerk Tammy Brauner says with the new district clerk’s archival fee and records preservation plan, the history of Washington County, with its numerous references to the very founding of…

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AUSTIN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TO HEAR ABOUT PRESERVING HISTORY

Austin County Judge Carolyn Bilski says the County Commissioners are a ‘bit out of character’ when they hold their last meeting of the year on Friday. She says the full…

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MT. ZION METHODIST CHURCH GETS HISTORICAL MARKER

In 1877, a group of ‘displaced people’ found a place on a wooded hill on top of the west side of Brenham, where they could feel free to sing, pray…