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  • Home page of the Texas Heritage Society, Inc. The Texas Heritage Society was founded to discover, understand and preserve Texas history.
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  • Documents important to the history of Texas.
    Texas-Documents.html
  • The world famous "Victory or Death" letter penned by William Barrett Travis while besieged within the Alamo by the Mexican army in San Antonio, Texas in 1836.
    The-Travis-Letter-Victory-or-Death.html
  • Newspaper article about Davy Crockett's famous quote.
    David-Crockett-Quote.html
  • Text of the Fredonian Declaration of Independence. The Fredonian Rebellion was an early attempt to declare Texas independent of Mexico in 1826.
    The-Fredonian-Declaration-of-Independence.html
  • Index page of articles about Texas history and genealogy appearing on the Texas Heritage Society web site.
    Articles.html
  • Guidelines for submitting history articles for publication in the Journal of Texas Heritage. The Journal of Texas Heritage, a history journal published by the Texas Heritage Society, Inc., is a peer reviewed publication.
    Journal-of-Texas-Heritage-Guidelines-for-Article-Submission.html
  • The Texas Heritage Society in a joint venture with the Johnson County Historical Commission and Johnson County, Texas have established the Philip Nolan Research Center in the Johnson County courthouse in Cleburne, Texas.
    Philip-Nolan-Research-Center.html
  • Dedication of the Official Texas Historical Marker for Anson Jones, the last President of Texas. Site includes biographical information regarding Anson Jones and photographs of the dedication ceremony.
    Anson-Jones-Marker-Dedication.html
  • "Back When" articles written by Texas historian and Texas Heritage Society Editor, Melinda Reeves Cagle, for The Woodlands Lifestyles and Homes Magazine.
    Back-When-The-Woodlands-Lifestyles-and-Homes-Magazine.html
  • History of the Walker County, Texas Flag by Randy Pollard
    Walker-County,-Texas-Flag.html
  • Transcription of the original 1846-1852 Commissioners Court meetings of Walker County, Texas. Walker County was created in 1846 just after Statehood.
    Walker-County-Commissioners-Court-Minutes-1846.html
  • Texas Heritage Society President, Kameron K, Searle lends hand with new book about Houston's River Oaks by Ann Dunphy Becker with George L. Murray
    Houston's-River-Oaks.html
  • Splinters is the newsletter of the East Montgomery County Historical Society.
    Splinters.html
  • Gravesite of Anson Jones in Glenwood Cemetery in Houston, Texas. Anson Jones was the last President of the Republic of Texas.
    Gravesite-of-Anson-Jones.html
  • Texas Heritage Society member, Frank Johnson, has written a book about the role of Montgomery County, Texas in the War Between the States.
    Montgomery-County,-Texas-CSA.html
  • Anson Jones - Texas State Historical Marker. Complete marker text.
    Anson-Jones-Historical-Marker-Text.html
  • Visit to Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico by the Texas Heritage Society on October 31, 2009 and November 1, 2009.
    Mier-Expedition.html
  • Photographs of the ruins of Guerrero Viejo, Tamaulipas, Mexico taken by the Texas Heritage Society on November 1, 2009.
    Guerrero-Viejo.html
  • Unpublished poem written by Mirabeau B. Lamar criticizing Sam Houston following his election to a second term. Lamar wrote the poem under the pen name, Faddle.
    A-Poem-by-Mirabeau-B.-Lamar.html
  • The connection between the Diuguid family of Danville, Texas and American patriot, Patrick Henry. Article includes details regarding the town of Danville, Texas.
    Diuguid-Family,-Patrick-Henry-and-Danville,-Texas.html
  • Montgomery County history detective and archaeologist, Karen Lawless, tells the story of the re-discovery of the Danville well dating from the Republic of Texas.
    Russ-Clanton-and-the-Danville-Well.html
  • A complete list of fees charged to cross a river on a ferry during the Republic of Texas as found in the July 1, 1839 minutes of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court.
    Ferry-Fees-Republic-of-Texas.html
  • House Resolution No. 1123 commemorating Montgomery County as the birthplace of the Lone Star flag of Texas and Charles B. Stewart as its designer.
    House-Resolution-No.-1123.html
  • The history of the first flag of the Republic of Texas by Thomas Bruce Green.
    History-of-the-First-Flag-of-the-Republic-of-Texas.html
  • A photographic tour of Founders Memorial Cemetery in Houston, Texas. One of the Allen brothers who founded the City of Houston, the mother of Republic of Texas President Mirabeau B. Lamar and many officers and soldiers who fought in the Battle of San Jacinto are buried there.
    Founders-Memorial-Cemetery,-Houston,-Texas.html
  • Gravesite of John Kirby Allen, co-founder of Houston, Texas located in Founders Memorial Cemetery. Description includes 1936 Texas Centennial Marker and 1968 Texas State Historical Marker.
    John-Kirby-Allen.html
  • Gravesite of Robert Barr Postmaster General of the Republic of Texas and a veteran of San Jacinto located in Founders Memorial Cemetery in Houston, Texas.
    Robert-Barr.html
  • Gravesite of John Cheevers who fought in the Battle of San Jacinto. Grave located in Founders Memorial Cemetery in Houston, Texas.
    John-Cheevers.html
  • Gravesite of James Collinsworth signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence from Mexico.
    James-Collinsworth.html
  • Gravesite of William Daniel Durham a veteran of Siege of Bexar and veteran of the Battle of San Jacinto located in Founders Memorial Cemetery in Houston, Texas.
    William-Daniel-Durham.html
  • Gravesite of Rebecca Lamar the mother of Mirabeau B. Lamar the second elected President of the Republic of Texas.
    Rebecca-Lamar.html
  • Gravesite of Jacob Maybee who fought in the Battle of San Jacinto. Grave located in Founders Memorial Cemetery in Houston, Texas.
    Jacob-Maybee.html
  • Gravesite of John W. Moore a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence and first Sheriff of Harris County, Texas located in Founders Memorial Cemetery in Houston, Texas.
    John-W.-Moore.html
  • Gravesite of Isaac N. Moreland who fought in the Battle of San Jacinto. Commander of artillery, "The Twin Sisters." Grave located in Founders Memorial Cemetery in Houston, Texas.
    Isaac-N.-Moreland.html
  • Gravesite of William S. Stilwell who fought with the artillery, "The Twin Sisters," in the Battle of San Jacinto. Grave located in Founders Memorial Cemetery in Houston, Texas.
    William-S.-Stilwell.html
  • Gravesite of Henry Livingston Thompson a Commodore of the Texian Navy during the Republic of Texas located in Founders Memorial Cemetery in Houston, Texas.
    Henry-Livingston-Thompson.html
  • The history of the Black Bean episode in Texas history. Chapter 10 of E. G. Littlejohn's 1901 history book, "Texas History Stories."
    Drawing-the-Black-Beans.html
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  • On April 21, 1836, Sam Houston rode into the Battle of San Jacinto on a gray horse. This is the true history of Sam Houston's horse.
    Sam-Houston-Rode-a-Gray-Horse.html
  • Minutes of the first Grand Lodge of Texas meeting on December 20, 1837 in Houston, Texas. Anson Jones was elected first Grand Master of Masons in Texas.
    Anson-Jones-Grand-Master-of-Masons-in-Texas.html
  • Texas historian Gregg Dimmick spoke to the Texas Heritage Society on June 17, 2010.
    Gregg-Dimmick-Speaks-to-Texas-Heritage-Society.html
  • Request for help in saving a portion of the original San Jacinto Battlefield and an important Civil War site.
    San-Jacinto-Battleground.html
  • East Montgomery County Historical Society Wins award at 2010 Sawmill Festival.
    East-Montgomery-Historical-Society-Wins-Award.html
  • Details regarding the 2011 Texas State Genealogical Conference held in Houston, Texas November 4-5, 2011.
    Texas-State-Genealogical-Society-Conference-2011.html
  • Texas Heritage Society members attended Texas 175th birthday celebartion in March 2011.
    Texas-175th-Birthday.html
  • Texas Heritage Society Tour of Texas History to Natchitoches, Louisiana on March 8-10, 2013.
    Natchitoches,-Louisiana-Tour-of-Texas-History.html
  • Information about the Texas State Historical Marker dedicated to Obedience Smith in Houston, Texas.
    Obedience-Smith-Marker-Dedication.html
  • Details of Texas Heritage Society Tour of Texas #10 including the Battle of Galveston, Jean Lafitte and the Old City Cemetery on June 4, 2011.
    Galveston-Tour-of-Texas-History-#10.html
  • Publications and other resources available from the Texas Heritage Society, Inc. web site.
    Publications-and-Resources.html
  • Publications available from the Texas Heritage Society including free pdf history downloads as well as current and back issues of the Texas Heritage Society Journal,
    Publications.html
  • Book reviews of Texas history books and Texas historical fiction.
    Book-Reviews.html
  • Web sites focusing on Texas history and genealogy recommended by the Texas Heritage Society.
    Web-Sites.html
  • The Texas pledge of allegiance to the Texas flag.
    Pledge-Texas-Flag.html
  • Latest news, information and activities regarding the Texas Heritage Society.
    News.html
  • Details of Texas Heritage Society Tour of Texas History October, 2012 to New Orleans which focused on the sites in New Orleans important to the Texas Revolution.
    Tour-of-Texas-History-New-Orleans.html
  • Article about the book, History of Montgomery County, Texas, Volume II, edited by Melinda Reeves Cagle.
    Melinda-Cagle-History-of-Montgomery-County,-Texas,-Volume-II.html
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  • Details of the 2012 Christmas meeting of the Texas Heritage Society with guest speaker Philip Caudill.
    Christmas-Meeting-2012.html
  • Details of the September 2012 meeting of the Texas Heritage Society with guest speaker Jeff Durst.
    September-2012-Meeting.html
  • Details of the June 2012 meeting of the Texas Heritage Society with guest speaker LaNell Allee.
    June-2012-Meeting.html
  • Details of the March 2012 meeting of the Texas Heritage Society with guest speaker Jack Watson.
    March-2012-Meeting.html
  • Dawn at the Alamo. Details regarding the Tour of Texas History excursion sponsored by the Texas Heritage Society to San Antonio and the Alamo.
    Tour-of-Texas-History-Dawn-at-The-Alamo.html
  • Members of the Texas Heritage Society participated in the 2010 Daughters of the Republic of Texas Convention program. The subject of the program was Dr. Charles B. Stewart and the Lone Star Flag of Texas.
    THS-Participates-2010-DRT-Convention.html
  • Texas Heritage Society was invited to the ceremony aboard the Battleship Texas to celebrate Texian Navy Day September 15, 2012.
    2012-Texian-Navy-Day.html
  • Anson Jones Texas Historical marker dedication ceremony held on November 21, 2009 at Glenwood Cemetery in Houston, Texas. Many photographs from the ceremony are included. Photos taken by Pat Spakey. Page 1.
    Anson-Jones-Marker-Photos-Page-1.html
  • Anson Jones Texas Historical marker dedication ceremony held on November 21, 2009 at Glenwood Cemetery in Houston, Texas. Many photographs from the ceremony are included. Photos taken by Pat Spakey. Page 2.
    Anson-Jones-Marker-Photos-Page-2.html
  • Anson Jones Texas historical marker dedication ceremony article in Texas Mason Magazine.
    Ason-Jones-Texas-Mason-Magazine.html
  • Texas Heritage Society President helps Montgomery County to get National Endowment for the Humanities.
    Montgomery-County-Gets-National-Endowment.html
  • Photos from the Texas Heritage Society December 2010 meeting and Christmas party.
    2010-THS-Christmas-Meeting-Photos.html
  • East Montgomery County Historical Society meeting information.
    East-Montgomery-County-Historical-Scociety-Meeting-Information.html
  • Texas Heritage Society meeting information.
    Texas-Heritage-Society-Meeting-Information.html
  • 2009 Texian Navy Day Celebration in Founders Memorial Park Cemetery in Houston Texas honoring Commodore Henry Livingston Thompson of the Republic of Texas Navy.
    Texian-Navy-Day-2009.html
  • Letters concerning the award of a grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities to Montgomery County, Texas for the preservation of records prior to 1900 in the District Clerk's Office.
    Montgomery-County-Preservation-Assistance-Grant.html
  • If you are a descendant of a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence, then the Star of the Republic of Texas Museum at Washington on the Brazos is looking for you for the 175th anniversary in 2011.
    Are-You-a-Descendant-of-a-Signer.html
  • City of Shenandoah presents original Texas Flag resolution to descendant of Charles B. Stewart.
    Texas-Flag-Resolution-Presented-to-Descendant.html
  • News about the September 24, 2009 meeting of the Texas Heritage Society. Our guest speaker was Kameron Searle - "Facts are stubborn things & the significance of primary sources to accurate historical research in Texas"
    Texas-Heritage-Society-September-24,-2009-Meeting.html
  • The organizational meeting of the Texas Heritage Society was held on June 22, 2009. THS bylaws were adopted and officers were elected.
    Organizational-Meeting-and-Election-of-Officers.html
  • News article about Texas Heritage Society President Kameron Searle's speech to the Nat Hart Davis Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas regarding the Lake Creek Settlement and the effect its discovery has had upon the study of the early history of Montgomery County, Texas.
    Historian-Speaks-to-Judge-Nat-Hart-Davis-Chapter.html
  • Rick Perry proclamation for Anson Jones Texas Historical marker dedication ceremony on November 21, 2009.
    Rick-Perry-Proclamation-for-Anson-Jones.html
  • Sons of the Republic of Texas to honor Texas Navy Commodore Henry Livingston Thompson on September 19, 2009 at Founders Memorial Cemetery in Houston, Texas. Press Release.
    Sons-of-the-Republic-of-Texas-Texas-Navy.html
  • Letter notifying the Texas Heritage Society, Inc. of 501(c)(3) tax exempt status.
    501(c)(3)-Tax-Exempt-Status-Letter.html
  • News regarding the Texas Heritage Society's Tour of Texas History #1 - Anahuac and Wallisville on May 9, 2009.
    Tour-of-Texas-History-1.html
  • News regarding the Texas Heritage Society's Tour of Texas History #2 - Washington on the Brazos and Chappell Hill on August 8, 2009.
    Tour-of-Texas-History-2.html
  • Details of Tour of Texas History #3 - "Mier Expedition," presented by the Texas Heritage Society. October 30 & 31, 2009
    Tour-of-Texas-History-Mier-Expedition.html
  • Texas Heritage Society Tour of Texas History #4 to Goliad, Texas
    Goliad-Tour-of-Texas-History-#4.html
  • Photographs from the Texas Heritage Society's Tour of Texas History #5 on May 8, 2010 including Bernardo Plantation, Donoho Plantation, P. Nolan Headstone, Coushattie Trace, Camp Groce, Hempstead Cemetery, etc. Tour guides and speakers included Clarence Miller and Robert Marcom.
    Tour-of-Texas-History-5.html
  • Details of Texas Heritage Society Tour of Texas History #6, "Los Brazos de Dios," Sugarland, Richmond, Fort Bend County, Texas
    Goliad-Tour-of-Texas-History-#6.html
  • Details regarding the invitation of the Texas Heritage Society to the ceremony in Richmond, Virginia held on October 19, 2012 for the dedication of the Texas battlefield monument honoring Hood's Texas Brigade.
    Hood's-Texas-Brigade-Association-Reactivated.html
  • Details of Texas Heritage Society President, Kameron Searle, being commissioned a Colonel in the Texas Army on San Jacinto Day, April 21, 2012.
    Texas-Army-Colonel-Searle.html
  • Details regarding Report on the Preservation of Historical Texas Court Records dated August 31, 2011. Mention is made of Texas heritage Society President Kameron Searle.
    President-Searle-Mentioned-in-Report.html
  • September 2013 meeting of the Texas heritage Society featured speaker Martha Haydel'who spoke about "Spanish Texas--Visionaries and Builders." Martha will shared with us the contributions of her Texas ancestors from the 1700s to the present day.
    September-2013-Meeting.html
  • Details of the March 2011 meeting of the Texas Heritage Society with guest speaker James Harkins.
    March-2011-Meeting.html
  • Details of the June 2011 meeting of the Texas Heritage Society with guest speaker Louis Marchiafava.
    June-2011-Meeting.html
  • Details of the September 2011 meeting of the Texas Heritage Society with guest speaker Laura Saegert.
    September-2011-Meeting.html
  • December 1, 2011 Chirstmas meeting of the Texas Heritage Society. Houston lawyer, Will Haddock, was the guest speaker and spoke about the "History of Law in Texas.
    December-2011-Christmas-Meeting.html
  • Details of the September 2011 meeting of the Texas Heritage Society with guest speaker historian James L. Haley.
    September-2010-Meeting.html
  • December 2, 2010 Chirstmas meeting of the Texas Heritage Society. Author David J. Murrah, Ph.D, was the guest speaker and spoke about the West Texas cattlemen in a topic called "Cows, Corsets, Kilts and Cats."
    December-2010-Christmas-Meeting.html
  • Photos from the Texas Heritage Society December 2009 meeting and Christmas party.
    2009-THS-Christmas-Meeting-Photos.html
  • Details of Texas Heritage Society Tour of Texas History to the Lower Brazos in january 2011 which focused on West Columbia, Lake Jackson, and Velasco.
    Tour-of-Texas-History-Lower-Brazos.html
  • Contact page of the Texas Heritage Society, Inc. including email, address and telephone.
    Contact-Us-Membership.html
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