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A PUBLICATION OF THE TEXAS HISTORICAL FOUNDATION I EST. 1954 $5 ISSUE I Volume 1 2010
8 An Unchanging Neighborhood
A well-conceived master plan, protective cov-
enants, and an active neighborhood associa-
tion have allowed Houston's Norhill District to
remain relatively unchanged since its devel-
opment in the early 1920s.
By Pamela Murtha
On the cover: This issue of HERITAGE
magazine features Texas neigh-
borhoods and settlements.
16 The Legacy of Austin's Freedmen
On the heels of the Civil War, hundreds of
newly freed slaves from local plantations and
outlying areas would come to Austin looking
to begin a new life. Over time, the city would
become home to several freedmen communi-
By Michelle M. Mears
23 A Tragedy Befalls the "Cradle of Hispanic
Since 1830, the Trevino-Uribe Rancho has
stood on the banks of the Rio Grande River
near San Ygnacio, but now its future is in
By Christopher Rinc6n
24 Endangered Texas Historical Sites Named
Find out which historic buildings or places in
the state are threatened by development, a
lack of funding, or demolition.
6 President's Message
22 Living History:
Ola Lee & Freddie Allen
26 Teaching Texas History:
Why Johnny Doesn't Remember the Alamo
By Stephen L. Hardin, Ph.D.
28 This Old Gun
By Tom Power
15 Foundation Membership
30 Texas Historical Museums
EDITORIAL STAFF CONTRIBUTORS
Editor, Gene Krane Stan Davis, Tom Doell, Krista Gebbia, Stephen L. Hardin,
Assistant Editor, Pamela Murtha Ph.D., Tenaya Hills, Gene Krane, Michelle M. Mears, Tom
Power, Preservation Texas, Proctor Plaza Neighborhood
Proofreader, Betty B. Hall Association, Christopher Rinc6n, The Jacob Fontaine Religious
Museum, The River Pierce Foundation, University of North
PRODUCTION Texas, University of Texas at Austin, William H. Wilson
Designer, Stacey Van Landingham
HERITAGE magazine is published quarterly by the Texas Historical Foundation, P.O. Box 50314, Austin, Texas 78763; 512-453-2154;
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articles not exceeding 2,000 words will be considered by a review committee for publication. Articles pertaining to Texas heritage,
culture, and preservation activities are given priority. Submissions become the property of the Texas Historical Foundation unless
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