celebrates the rich heritage of the great State of Texas. Our goal is to preserve that history of Texas for our children and grandchildren. March 2 is the perfect time to share our message with all of North Texas through he education, and a celebration of the history that made Texas great at a Texas Independence Day Celebration of North Texas Hood County.
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We hope you will help support this passion–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.
SOMERVELL, ALEXANDER (1796–1854). Alexander Somervell, soldier, and leader of the Somervell Expedition, celebrated as just one Texas Hero Remembered in Glen Rose on May 20th. He was born to James and Elizabeth Somervell in Maryland on June 11, 1796, and moved to Texas in 1833 with a land grant from Stephen F. Austin’s in […]
Hannah, way to go, girl! Hannah’s name was drawn from those selfie entries we received in the Selfie Scavenger Hunt TID and she will receive $50 for her entry at the Stroll Thru Texas History.
Stroll Thru Texas History 2016 Texas Heroes Foundation feels Texas Proud to have hosted over 500 students on March 2, 2016. Thank you, teachers. Your time and dedication is so appreciated. The students from Acton Middle School, Lakeside Baptist, Cornerstone Christian School and more exhibited excellent behavior.
Caden Schinagel won Best of Show, First Place Art and the Crockett Award at the Texas Heroes Foundation Student History Fair. Congratulations, Caden!
Texas Heroes Foundation Student History Fair Award Presented by Lake Granbury Living Magazine Award Goes to… Keri Kittleson Keri won first place in the exhibits category with an in-depth research of the Derring homeplace on Peak Road. Her excavation for artifacts and genealogy research combined with her poem drew the judges praise. Congratulations, Keri.
Great job to the Texas Heroes Foundation and big thank you to Rich Merrill for the video.
Photos from Texas Heroes Foundation’s Texas Independence Day Student History Fair and Stroll Thru Texas History #March2Texas. Click here. 2016 Best of Show and Crockett Award Winner Caden Schinatel
Need more entries. So take a few minutes with your child and do a project, art work, video, song some thing about Texas prior to 1900s and enter by tomorrow at 7 pm.
You would take a flag flying in honor of a Texas Hero? Really? Don’t Mess with Texas. Put it back. If your son or daughter has a flag they didn’t buy, please ask them if it belongs near Elizabeth Crocket’s grave? Don’t it again! The shrieff’s watching!
Texas Independence Day is March 2 and North Centeral Texas is waving the flag to honor our ancestors, Texians and Tejanoes who won our freedom from dictators in 1836. Walk around the Hood County Court House and Acton by the gravesite of Elizabeth Crockett and read each tag. March 2 meet the heroes. Bring your […]