The Texas Independence Day Celebration of North Texas at Granbury, created by the Texas Heroes Foundation, celebrates the rich heritage of the great State of Texas. Our goal is to preserve that history for our children and grandchildren. March 2 is the perfect time to share our message with all of North Texas through education, and a celebration of the history that made Texas great.
Join us March 2, 2015, and help North Texas celebrate Texas Independence Day. Parade and Events March 21-22
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We hope you will help support this passion to keep Texas History in our hearts and minds. With even a small donation, Texans can know they too are a hero. They have done their part to save the stories of our Texas Heroes–David Crockett, William Travis, Gregorio Esparza and so many more.
Last year’s Best of Show Award and cash prize of $300.
“Texas shall be free, independent or we shall perish with glory in battle.” ~Juan N. Seguin, son of a pioneer Tejano family, formed a volunteer company of Tejano soldiers with the ringing proclamation that “Texas will again lift it’s head and stand among the nations. It ought to do so, for no country upon the […]
An educational and inspiring program for March 2, 2015 at 12:30 noontime at Elizabeth Crockett Memorial Ceremony – Acton Cemetery Welcome, Prayer – Rev Glenn Ward Recognition of attending Crockett Family members – Sylvia Hickey Memorial for Ken Hendricks – Sons of Confederates Historical Presentations – Brandy Herr David Crockett comments – Rich Merrill Amazing […]
Grand Marshal of The TIDC 2015 Parade, James Veale shares his family ancestor. John William Smith – 1792-1845 The Last Messenger to Leave the Alamo John William Smith., also known as El Colorado, marked history as the last messenger from the Alamo and the first anglo mayor of San Antonio. Born in Virginia, on November 4, 1792, he moved as a youth to Ralls […]
Bring your family to see the Texas Navy float down Pearl Street February 28, 2015
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TEACHERS, PARENTS AND STUDENTS Share this information with everyone you know who loves Texas History and wants to remember the Alamo, Goliad and the heroes who created a free republic and took us into statehood. SCHOLARSHIP FOR HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS, CASH PRIZES K-12 HISTORY FAIR. ART, VIDEOS, PROJECTS AND MANUSCRIPTS SHOWING RESEARCH. http://march2texas.com/students/
With all the new education standards, we must never forget our Texas History and Heritage. Encourage the children of North Texas to enter the Texas Independence Day Student History Fair. Entry Deadlines begin Feb 15-26 and the fair is Feb. 28-March 1. for more info see Student Competition Rules.
Get the Entry Rules and Judging Criteria for each category: 2015 Theme “Leadership & Legacy in Texas History” Student Cash Awards ($150 best of show. Awards in each category and each level: $75 first, $50 second & $25 third) Senior Scholarship presented by the Texas Heroes Foundation.
Rachel won cash prize and a flag that had been flown over the Alamo. See the video…