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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Ralph Galvan Jr. dies, leaves legacy with Galvan BallroomStreet ballroom celebrated the landmark venue's designation being honored with
Ralph Galvan Jr. dies, leaves legacy with Galvan Ballroom
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 3 days ago
Street ballroom celebrated the landmark venue's designation being honored with the Texas Treasure Business Award by the Texas Historical Commission. The ballroom was opened in 1950 by Rafael Galvan Sr. and is housed above Galvan Music Co. It... Read more
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ESPN
Grave matters: Four stories of final resting placesthe game if you don't win," she would say. "Do you?" Near Didrikson's burial s
Grave matters: Four stories of final resting places
ESPN / Posted 3 days ago
the game if you don't win," she would say. "Do you?" Near Didrikson's burial site is another marker, erected by the Texas Historical Commission nearly a half-century ago. This too is engraved with lies. The sign states Didrikson was born in... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Kitchen Ghoststo design their building around the vaults ... and that was the last anyone eve
Kitchen Ghosts
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
to design their building around the vaults ... and that was the last anyone ever discussed it," recalls Mark Denton of the Texas Historical Commission. In 2001, the vaults were capped with concrete and a new design team for the building went to... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Levines Department Store a historical landmarkDepartment Store has been approved to be placed on the National Register of His
Levines Department Store a historical landmark
KXXV Waco / Posted 13 days ago
Department Store has been approved to be placed on the National Register of Historic Places. The decision was made by the Texas Historical Commission at their State Board of Review meeting Saturday morning. The building, located at 800 South Polk... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Levines Department Store a historical landmarkDepartment Store has been approved to be placed on the National Register of His
Levines Department Store a historical landmark
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 13 days ago
Department Store has been approved to be placed on the National Register of Historic Places. The decision was made by the Texas Historical Commission at their State Board of Review meeting Saturday morning. The building, located at 800 South Polk... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Levine's Department Store a historical landmarkDepartment Store has been approved to be placed on the National Register of His
Levine's Department Store a historical landmark
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 15 days ago
Department Store has been approved to be placed on the National Register of Historic Places. The decision was made by the Texas Historical Commission at their State Board of Review meeting Saturday morning. The building, located at 800 South Polk... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Levine's Department Store a historical landmarkDepartment Store has been approved to be placed on the National Register of His
Levine's Department Store a historical landmark
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 15 days ago
Department Store has been approved to be placed on the National Register of Historic Places. The decision was made by the Texas Historical Commission at their State Board of Review meeting Saturday morning. The building, located at 800 South Polk... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Levine's Department Store a historical landmarkDepartment Store has been approved to be placed on the National Register of His
Levine's Department Store a historical landmark
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 15 days ago
Department Store has been approved to be placed on the National Register of Historic Places. The decision was made by the Texas Historical Commission at their State Board of Review meeting Saturday morning. The building, located at 800 South Polk... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Electra strides forward on plan to restore downtown Grand Theatreaccessible entrance, a restored orchestra pit, tin ceiling repairs, and repurpo
Electra strides forward on plan to restore downtown Grand Theatre
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 18 days ago
accessible entrance, a restored orchestra pit, tin ceiling repairs, and repurposing a small office to gift shop space. The Texas Historical Commission recognized its importance by designating it a Recorded Texas Historical Landmark in 2006. The... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Texas’ First Lady visit Corpus Christi for Main Street dedicationthat will stimulate growth while sustaining this city's unique qualities and it
Texas’ First Lady visit Corpus Christi for Main Street dedication
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 23 days ago
that will stimulate growth while sustaining this city's unique qualities and its history," said John Nau, chairman of the Texas Historical Commission, in his remarks. "Preservation is not all about the past," he said. "It's about developing... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Texas’ first lady to visit Corpus Christi, celebrateexemplary job of revitalizing and preserving their historic downtowns to earn t
Texas’ first lady to visit Corpus Christi, celebrate
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 24 days ago
exemplary job of revitalizing and preserving their historic downtowns to earn the official designation and support from the Texas Historical Commission." The commission estimates the program has helped secure $3.2 billion in "economic reinvestment"... Read more
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Raw Story
Texas cemetery refused to bury widow’s Hispanic husband because of ‘whites only’ policy: lawsuitin Texas, largely because of Jim Crow laws, said Jenny McWilliams, cemetery pre
Texas cemetery refused to bury widow’s Hispanic husband because of ‘whites only’ policy: lawsuit
Raw Story / Posted 24 days ago
in Texas, largely because of Jim Crow laws, said Jenny McWilliams, cemetery preservation program coordinator for the Texas Historical Commission. “Whites only” cemeteries have been illegal since 1948 when the U.S. Supreme Court outlawed... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Texas Cemetery Sued Over "Whites Only" Policyin Texas, largely because of Jim Crow laws, said Jenny McWilliams, cemetery pre
Texas Cemetery Sued Over "Whites Only" Policy
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 24 days ago
in Texas, largely because of Jim Crow laws, said Jenny McWilliams, cemetery preservation program coordinator for the Texas Historical Commission. “Whites only” cemeteries have been illegal since 1948 when the U.S. Supreme Court outlawed... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Texas Cemetery Sued Over “Whites Only” Policy - Texas Cemetery Sued Over “Whites Only” Policy by Alexa Ura The Texas Tribune May 5 2016 Dorothy Barrera was married to her late husband Pedro for more than 40 years before he died in February. He was...in Texas, largely because of Jim Crow laws, said Jenny McWilliams, cemetery pre
Texas Cemetery Sued Over “Whites Only” Policy - Texas Cemetery Sued Over “Whites Only” Policy by Alexa Ura The Texas Tribune May 5 2016 Dorothy Barrera was married to her late husband Pedro for more than 40 years before he died in February. He was...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 24 days ago
in Texas, largely because of Jim Crow laws, said Jenny McWilliams, cemetery preservation program coordinator for the Texas Historical Commission. “Whites only” cemeteries have been illegal since 1948 when the U.S. Supreme Court outlawed... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Historical markers to be dedicated, others need replacementTimes Record News The Bridgetown Texas Historical Commission-approved marker de
Historical markers to be dedicated, others need replacement
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 27 days ago
Times Record News The Bridgetown Texas Historical Commission-approved marker details an oil boomtown that rose and fell in less than 20 years. Damaged by gunshot, funds are being sought by Wichita County Historical Commission for its... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Bluesman receives historical markercemetery. Foerster said the site is worthy of state recognition but the county
Bluesman receives historical marker
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 29 days ago
cemetery. Foerster said the site is worthy of state recognition but the county can move faster than the budget-strapped Texas Historical Commission on placing a marker. The biggest hurdle still is the price tag, which is $1,200 for the... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Severe thunderstorms and tornado warnings in effectare now in jeopardy, but that's not the case for the Oldest Town in Texas Motor
Severe thunderstorms and tornado warnings in effect
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 30 days ago
are now in jeopardy, but that's not the case for the Oldest Town in Texas Motorcycle Rally taking place in Nacogdoches. Texas Historical Commission officials pay bridge-building visit to NacogdochesTexas Historical Commission officials pay... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Oldest Town in Texas Motorcycle Rally kicking off 'rain or shine'are now in jeopardy, but that's not the case for the Oldest Town in Texas Motor
Oldest Town in Texas Motorcycle Rally kicking off 'rain or shine'
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 30 days ago
are now in jeopardy, but that's not the case for the Oldest Town in Texas Motorcycle Rally taking place in Nacogdoches. Texas Historical Commission officials pay bridge-building visit to NacogdochesTexas Historical Commission officials pay... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Angelina Co. students show competitive spirit at science fairare now in jeopardy, but that's not the case for the Oldest Town in Texas Motor
Angelina Co. students show competitive spirit at science fair
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 30 days ago
are now in jeopardy, but that's not the case for the Oldest Town in Texas Motorcycle Rally taking place in Nacogdoches. Texas Historical Commission officials pay bridge-building visit to NacogdochesTexas Historical Commission officials pay... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Texas Historical Commission officials pay bridge-building visit to Nacogdochesare now in jeopardy, but that's not the case for the Oldest Town in Texas Motor
Texas Historical Commission officials pay bridge-building visit to Nacogdoches
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 30 days ago
are now in jeopardy, but that's not the case for the Oldest Town in Texas Motorcycle Rally taking place in Nacogdoches. Texas Historical Commission officials pay... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
E. Texas students met soldier after writing him during basic trainingare now in jeopardy, but that's not the case for the Oldest Town in Texas Motor
E. Texas students met soldier after writing him during basic training
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 30 days ago
are now in jeopardy, but that's not the case for the Oldest Town in Texas Motorcycle Rally taking place in Nacogdoches. Texas Historical Commission officials pay bridge-building visit to NacogdochesTexas Historical Commission officials pay... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Nacogdoches residents, students relieved about Starr Ave. reopeningare now in jeopardy, but that's not the case for the Oldest Town in Texas Motor
Nacogdoches residents, students relieved about Starr Ave. reopening
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 30 days ago
are now in jeopardy, but that's not the case for the Oldest Town in Texas Motorcycle Rally taking place in Nacogdoches. Texas Historical Commission officials pay bridge-building visit to NacogdochesTexas Historical Commission officials pay... Read more
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Wise County Messenger
Thursday, April 28, 2016Deborah BeCraft, 817-636-2826 or email rhomeoldtownfun@hotmail.com. MARKER DED
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Wise County Messenger / Posted a month ago
Deborah BeCraft, 817-636-2826 or email rhomeoldtownfun@hotmail.com. MARKER DEDICATION AND MEETING — The dedication of a Texas Historical Commission subject marker will take place 5 p.m. today on the northwest corner of the Wise County Courthouse... Read more

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