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Billy Dixon's Memories of the Second Battle of Adobe Walls Part 2

In this episode we return take a look at the man that made the famous shot at the Second Battle of Adobe Walls and hear from him about what he remembered. This episode shares his memories of the attack and fight. What was it ...

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July 1, 2022

Billy Dixon's Memories of the Second Battle of Adobe Walls Part 2

In this episode we return take a look at the man that made the famous shot at the Second Battle of Adobe Walls and hear from him …

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June 29, 2022

Billy Dixon's Memories of the Second Battle of Adobe Walls Part 1

With this episode we take a look at the man that made the famous shot at the Second Battle of Adobe Walls and hear from him about…

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June 27, 2022

Daily Dose of Texas History - June 27, 1874 - The Second Battle of Ad…

In 1874 a group of buffalo hunters were camped about a mile from the site of where representatives of the trading firm of Bent, S…

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June 19, 2022

Juneteenth and the Power of Perseverance

In June 1939 the Flake family, originally from Marshall, Texas bought a house in the 900 block East Annie Street in Fort Worth, T…

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May 31, 2022

Daily Dose of Texas History - May 31, 1783 The Death of Fernando Vera…

On May 31, 1783, a band of Mescalero Apaches killed a man named Fernando Veramendi near the presidio of San Juan Bautista in Coah…

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May 11, 2022

Czech Texans and the National Polka Festival with Payton Matous

Let's go to Polkafest on Memorial Day Weekend! In this episode Payton Matous joins the podcast to talk about the history and heri…

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May 5, 2022

Daily Dose of Texas History - May 5, 1718 The San Antonio de Bexar Pr…

On May 5, 1718, Martin de Alarcon founded the San Antonio de Bexar Presidio on the west side of the San Antonio River, about a qu…

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May 4, 2022

Daily Dose of Texas History - May 4, 1847

On May 4, 1847, Pope Pius IX established the Catholic Diocese of Galveston. From 1847 until 1874 the diocese covered all of Texas…

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May 3, 2022

Daily Dose of Texas History - May 3, 1968 Houston Heart Transplant

On May 3, 1968, a major medical advance occurred at Houston’s St. Luke’s Hospital. Surgeon Denton Cooley and his associates trans…

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May 3, 2022

Lesson 17: Al-Andalus and the Reconquista

In lesson 17 we take a look at al-Andalus, Moslem Spain, and the Reconquista. The Texas History Lessons Theme song, Walking Throu…

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