Heritage, Volume 18, Number 04, Fall 2000

Heritage, Volume 18, Number 04, Fall 2000

Date: 2000
Creator: Texas Historical Foundation
Description: Quarterly publication containing articles related to the preservation of historic artifacts and sites in Texas. Feature articles discuss various aspects of Texas history and heritage, often highlighting museums and collections within the state. Also included are book reviews, current preservation news, and a listing of historical museums in Texas.
Contributing Partner: Texas Historical Foundation
[Caddo Indian documents, 1841-1856]

[Caddo Indian documents, 1841-1856]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Documents detailing some relations with the Caddo Indians. The first document is a certified copy stating that Jose Maria is Chief of the Anadacos and attests to his good conduct, signed by Jesse Stern, March 27, 1852. The second document certifies that the foregoing page is a true copy and translation. The third document, dated May 11, 1841, is the commission of Col. Coyote signed by Gen. Mariano Arista placing Coyote in charge of Caddo troops against the "ursurpers of Texas." The fourth document is dated September 26, 1853 by G.W. Hill, Special Agent for Texas Indians, appointing Ti-nah Chief of the Caddo. The fifth document, dated June 29, 1856, affirms the good conduct of Ti-nah.
Contributing Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
Heritage, Volume 13, Number 01, Winter 1995

Heritage, Volume 13, Number 01, Winter 1995

Date: 1995
Creator: Texas Historical Foundation
Description: Quarterly publication containing articles related to the preservation of historic artifacts and sites in Texas. Feature articles discuss various aspects of Texas history and heritage, often highlighting museums and collections within the state. Also included are book reviews, current preservation news, and a listing of historical museums in Texas.
Contributing Partner: Texas Historical Foundation
McKamy Springs, Richardson, Texas

McKamy Springs, Richardson, Texas

Date: 1920 - 1930
Creator: unknown
Description: Natural spring, with a stone and concrete structure built around and over it. A half-dome stone-trimmed 'grotto' covers the spring. A man-made canal channels the visible water. A plaque is set into a stone/cement low monument inside the canal. It reads: "The Yoiuane tribe of the Caddo group of Indians lived here as early as 1690 to 1840. They hunted buffalo and deer on the prairie. They used McKamy Spring as a watering place. It was from these friendly Tejas Indians that Texas got her name." The spring is located within a 2 acre park, called McKamy Spring Park, in south-east Richardson. Native people last known to have camped at the spring were of a Caddoan-speaking tribe. The Bowser family once owned the property, and then T. F. McKamy (1925-1927). Part of the old stagecoach route extending from Breckenridge ran near this site as well.
Contributing Partner: Richardson Public Library
Taylor Engraved bottle

Taylor Engraved bottle

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Replica Caddo bottle; red-slipped, burnished, with four repeated panels of engraved circular pattern; original from Bison Site in Sabine County, Texas
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum