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This Month In Texas History - November

In this episode we investigate some interesting and significant events in Texas that have occurred in the month of November over the centuries, including the landing of the Narvaez expedition survivors off the coast of Texas,...

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Nov. 22, 2021

This Month In Texas History - November

In this episode we investigate some interesting and significant events in Texas that have occurred in the month of November over …

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Nov. 14, 2021

This Month in Texas History - October

This Month In Texas History for October deals with Coronado's first venture onto the Llano Estacado and his description of it in …

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Nov. 10, 2021

The Texas Cattle Drives of 1866 to 1890 Part 7

This episodes ends the series on the Texas cattle drives of 1866 to 1890 and looks at the factors that led to the end of the era …

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Oct. 28, 2021

The Texas Cattle Drives of 1866 to 1890 Part 6

In this episode we take a look at the development of Texas railroads and begin to consider their relationship to the Long Drive e…

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Oct. 10, 2021

The Texas Cattle Drives of 1866 to 1890 Part 5

In this episode we explore the interactions of the cattle drives with the Native American nations, including the Choctaw, Cheroke…

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Sept. 25, 2021

This Month In Texas History - September

In this episode we celebrate many important dates in September Texas History including the September 16, 1810 Cry of Dolores that…

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Sept. 8, 2021

Re-Release: The Galveston Hurricane of September 8, 1900

In honor of the 121st anniversary of the devastating Galveston Hurricane of September 8, 1900 this episode is being re-released f…

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Aug. 23, 2021

The Texas Cattle Drives of 1866 to 1890 Part 4

In this episode we continue the series on the Texas cattle drives and take a look at the trails that were used- the Shawnee Trail…

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Aug. 16, 2021

The Texas Cattle Drives of 1866 to 1890 Part 3

In Part 3 of the series on the Texas Cattle Drives we look at how the trail drives were organized, who were the cowboys, what the…

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Aug. 9, 2021

The Texas Cattle Drives of 1866 to 1890 Part 2

In this episode we continue the series on the Texas Cattle Drives of 1866 to 1890. We review the foundations of the ranching indu…

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New Spotlight Artist Page! Finally

I've finally added a page for the THL spotlight artists.  It is still a work in progress.  Check it out and go listen to the great music of Man…

Additional Information on the Jumanos provided by Makowa De

It's a pleasure to share a couple of bits of information shared by a Jumano historian, Makowa De: 1.  I enjoyed lesson 9 obviously. I do want to ma…