Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Today in Texas History

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1884 - In Texas, a charter was issued for the John B. Hood Camp of United Confederate Veterans. It was a residence for impoverished and disabled Confederate veterans. The home opened on November 1, 1866.

1933 - A Dallas grand jury delivered a murder indictment against Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow for the killing of Tarrant County Deputy Malcom Davis in January of 1933.

1960 - The Texas State Genealogical Society was formed to create interest in local history, and conserve genealogical and historical research materials.

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Some folks look at me and see a certain swagger, which in Texas is called "walking."
- George W. Bush

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