2016 Texas Independence

Category: 2016 Texas Independence

hanna-nicoleHannah, way to go, girl!

Hannah’s name was drawn from those selfie entries we received in the Selfie Scavenger Hunt TID.  She will receive $50 for her entry at the Stroll Thru Texas History.

Stroll Thru Texas History 2016

crowdatmonumentTexas Heroes Foundation feels Texas Proud to have hosted over 500 students on March 2, 2016.  Thank you, teachers. Your time and dedication is so appreciated. The students from Acton Middle School, Lakeside Baptist, Cornerstone Christian School and more exhibited excellent behavior.


Keri KittlesonTexas Heroes Foundation Student History Fair Award Presented by

Lake Granbury Living Magazine Award

Goes to… Keri Kittleson

Keri won first place in the exhibits category with an in-depth research of the Derring homeplace on Peak Road.  Her excavation for artifacts and genealogy research combined with her poem drew the judges praise.

Congratulations, Keri.

Courthouse-150x150Texas Independence Day is March 2 and North Centeral Texas is waving the flag to honor our ancestors, Texians and Tejanoes who won our freedom from dictators in 1836.  Walk around the Hood County Court House and Acton by the gravesite of Elizabeth Crockett and read each tag.  March 2 meet the heroes.  Bring your kids.

Mystery and History

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cleburne's pistolDo you love Mystery and History? The story of Gen. Patrick R. Cleburne and his once-lost pistol would be an excellent entry in the www.March2Texas Student History Fair. Patrick Cleburne was also called the “Stonewall of the West.”  Learn more here.

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