History

Phil Collins’ Well-Known Alamo Collection Is Back In Texas
Phil Collins has long been known as a huge collector of Alamo memorabilia, and his collection is so extensive that historians have asked to look at it in the past to learn from it.
Did you know some have valued the collection at $15 million?  And now the collection is at home in Texas, back at t…
Texas Forestry Association Celebrates 100 Years
The Texas Forestry Association is holding its annual conference next week in Lufkin at the Pitser Garrison Conference Center, and speakers will cover everything from the economics of forests to conservation efforts.
It's a landmark year.  This year marks the 100th year that the group has be…
Map Of Texas Is Worth $8000
Remember when maps used to be on paper and not on your smart phone?
A paper map discovered recently after it had been stuffed into a library book turns out to be worth four figures.  It was traced to 1844, and was created by the US War Department, with is now the Department of Defense.

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