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A PUBLICATION OF THE TEXAS HISTORICAL FOUNDATION EST. 1954 WINTER 1997
VOLUME 15 NUMBER 1
FEATURES AND MORE... CORNERSTONE
Remembering the Alamo 6
By Anne A. Fox
Questions are answered and information
is revealed as a result of the recent
archaeological work done at the Alamo
and other historic sites in San Antonio.
Picking at the River:
Cultural Resource Investigations
Along the Colorado
By Dan K. Utley 10
Artifacts including foundation stones
and glass sherds -- along with the oral
histories of Muleshoe Bend residents --
form a cultural continuum stretching
back many years.
The Search for Turning Trees
By A.J. Taylor
with Melvin Kerchee Sr. 18
Large or unusual looking "turning" trees
located near good flowing springs at the
plain's edge provided a special gathering
place for the Comanche Indians in
Victoria County Excavates
Possible Mission Site 26
A Texas Historical Foundation archaeological
grant allows the Victoria County
Historical Commission to excavate the
possible second location of the Mission
Espiritu Santo de Zunia.
Keeping Track of Time 14
By Bruce A. Nightengale
At the Kingsland Archaeological Center
near Marble Falls, a facility administered
by the Lower Colorado River Authority,
students and teachers can learn first-hand
about the people who occupied the site and
region during the last 5,000 years.
ON THE COVER
Prehistoric painted figures at the Seminole
Canyon State Historical Park in Val
Verde County. Courtesy of the Office of
the State Archaeologist, Texas Historical
Galveston Company Donates
Historic Skyscraper 24
Festival Celebrates Native
Sarah Meadows and Charles E.
Seay Fund Established 25
State Cemetery Rededication
Planned For March 8 25
Historical Foundation Awards
Two Grants in January 25
Paths of Life: American
Indians of the Southwest
and Northern Mexico
Edited by Thomas E. Sheridan
and Nancy J. Parezo 27
The Museum of East Texas
Texas Museum Listing
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EDITORIAL STAFF Kay Hindes, Melvin Kerchee Sr., Lower Colorado River Authority,
Editor, Gene Krane, Book Review Editor, John Peterson Barbara Meissner, Museum of East Texas, Bruce A. Nightengale,Robert
CONTRIBUTORS O'Brien, Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, Dr. R. Lee Rode, E.H.
Roy B. Brown, Jack Eaton, Anne A. Fox, Nona Mae Tatum Gilley, V. Schmiedlin, A.J. Taylor, Texas Historical Commission, Dan K. Utley
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