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A PUBLICATION OF THE TEXAS HISTORICAL FOUNDATION I EST. 1954 $5 ISSUE I Volume 2 2011
8 Chronicling A Historical Legacy On the covers: Front, the Texas
A project by the Star of the Republic Museum Declaration of Independence. Image
sought to find the descendants of the men who from the Texas State Library and
signed the Texas Declaration of Independence Archives Commission. Back, sup-
on March 2, 1836. Today, a registry has been porters of Texas independence; from
created, recording those names for perpetuity. the Alamo Collection. Courtesy of the
By Shawn Bonath Carlson, Ph. D. Alamo.
12 Texas Patriot Roll Call
Read the names of the 59 men who signed the
Texas Declaration of Independence 175 years
ago at Washington-on-the-Brazos.
16 Why We Should Still
Remember the Alamo!
From Davy Crockett's death to James Travis'
line in the sand, all aspects of the Texas
Revolution are being explored in new research
conducted during the last 25 years.
By Richard Bruce Winders, Ph.D.
27 Vintage HERITAGE
This section features articles from
past issues of
4 Texas Familes
A Hill Family Footnote
6 President's Message
14 Teaching Texas History
The Story of Washington-on-the-Brazos
22 Looking at Books
Houston Lost and Unbuilt, by Steven Strom
Reviewed by Jane Hayman
24 Travel Texas
Travel the Path to Texas Independence
32 Living History
A Texas Patriot Descendant Speaks
36 This Old Gun
Firearms of the Native Americans
By Tom Power
38 Texas Historical Museums
EDITORIAL STAFF CONTRIBUTORS
Editor, Gene Krane The Alamo Collection/the Alamo, Bob Bullock Texas State History
Assistant Editor, Pamela Murtha Museum, Shawn Bonath Carlson Ph.D., Castell Community Club, Tom C.
Proofreader, Betty B. Hall Doell, Jane Hayman, Anne McGaugh, Pamela Murtha, Tom Power,
Presidio La Bahia, Angie Hill Price, San Jacinto Museum, Star of the
Republic Museum, Jerry Susser, Texas Independence Trail Region, Texas
PRODUCTION State Library and Archives Commission, Sylvia Navarro Tillotson,
Designer, Stacey Van Landingham Williamson Museum, Richard Bruce Winders, Ph.D., Bill Wright
Texas HERITAGE magazine is published quarterly by the Texas Historical Foundation, P.O. Box 50314, Austin, Texas 78763; 512-453-2154;
email:firstname.lastname@example.org. Opinions expressed by contributing writers do not necessarily reflect those of the Texas Historical
Foundation. THF is a private, nonprofit organization supported by membership dues, contributions, and grants. Unsolicited articles not exceed-
ing 2,000 words will be considered by a review committee for publication. Articles pertaining to Texas heritage, culture, and preservation
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