Thursday, June 1, 2023

Today in Texas History

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1881 - Southwestern Telegraph and Telephone Company opened the first operational telephone system in Dallas with 40 subscribers.

1969 - Near Stonewall, the Lyndon B. Johnson State Historical Park opened to the public.

1972 - The first Kerrville Folk Festival opened in the Kerrville Municipal Auditorium.

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I'm from Texas, and one of the reasons I like Texas is because there's no one in control.
- Willie Nelson

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