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 and help North Texas celebrate Texas Independence Day. Events March 2
Support Texas Independence Day Celebration and the Student History Competition
We hope you will help support this passion to keep Texas History in our hearts and minds. With even a small donation, you too can know that you are a hero. You have done your part to save the stories of our Texas Heroes–David Crockett, William Travis, Gregorio Esparza and so many more.
Do you love Mystery and History? The story of Gen. Patrick R. Cleburne and his once-lost pistol would be an excellent entry in the www.March2Texas Student History Fair. Patrick Cleburne was also called the “Stonewall of the West.” Learn more here.
On January 19th James Bowie arrived in San Antonio de Bexar with a detachment of 30 men. James Bowie had been sent to San Antonio on January 17, 1836 by order of Sam Houston
January 1821 – Spain grants Moses Austin 300 land grants to bring Anglos to Tejas y Coahuila.
Texas Heroes Foundation invites groups and individuals to entry the perfoming art category of the THF Student History Fair. Rules and entry forms at : www.March2Texas.com http://march2texas.com/students/studenthistorycompetition
Thank you to our newest Sponsors Granbury Woman’s Club. Because of you Texas history lives.
2016 Texas Heroes Foundation Student History Fair Theme: “Exploration, Encounter, Exchange” Awards – $200 best of show. Each category each level: $100 first, $50 second & $25 third and Group Award $100 to be shared. We encourage choirs and other groups to participate in group categories. Senior Scholarship presented by the Texas Heroes Foundation. […]
Tejanos — Hispanics who were born in what would later become Texas — were an important part in the fight for Texas independence. Jose Antonio Navarro and Lorenzo de Zavala were part of the signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence on March 2,1836. ln 1836, about 4,000 Tejanos lived north of the Nueces River. […]
The Texas Heroes Foundation is so excited because Spotted Horse and Running Water will be at the Stroll Thru Texas History on March 2, 2016. All students and classes are invited to sign up to come and enjoy this unique educational event. March 2, 2016 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 pm – Stroll Through […]
Show us your talent. Sing? Dance? Play Music? Act? Story Telling? Puppets? or ever it is–BRING IT ON! Celebrate Texas with the Texas Heroes Foundation Student History Fair (THFSHF). 2016 THFSHF has added two new divisions Website and Performing Arts. Tips for Performing Arts – Ballads, scenes in duets, solo and groups. Example: video or […]
If you’re a woman and you plan to vote in Texas this year, you can thank Jess Baker. The question of women voting was raised during the Constitutional Convention of 1868–69, when Titus H. Mundine of Burleson County proposed that the franchise be conferred upon qualified persons without distinction of sex. The committee on state affairs approved this proposal, […]