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Three Continents: From the Bayou to the Biennale

From the Gulf of Mexico to the heart of downtown, the Houston Ship Channel has proved to be a vital piece of the city’s growth for one hundred years. Through history, we can trace how Houston’s economic ethos has transformed a narrow, winding bayou into an international epicenter of import.

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Stories Along the Line: METRO’s New Southeast Light Rail

The Southeast Transit Corridor Stations will be located on the edges of Houston’s Third Ward, a predominately African American community. Given this community’s location, The Dawn Project / Johnston Marklee team consciously focused on honoring the powerful contributions of Houston’s African Americans. Working with six historians who specialize in African American history situated in Texas […]

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Museum: Buffalo Soldiers, A Nation’s History

By Jessica Denise Mitchell Today, when anyone can serve in the military regardless of color, religion, or sexual preference, many people tend to forget about a time when African Americans first earned the right to enlist in the military. Given the name Buffalo Soldiers by Native Americans because of their fierce fighting ability, these African […]

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Warbirds Rising: Lone Star Flight Museum

In November, 2008, just two months after Hurricane Ike devastated Galveston, historian William H. Kellar drove to the island to interview Larry Gregory, president of the Lone Star Flight Museum and the Texas Aviation Hall of Fame, for a “Conversations with…” feature that appeared in the Spring 2009 issue of Houston History magazine. The museum, […]

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Volume 10, Number 2

Protecting Our Green Heritage Vol. 10, No. 2 (Spring 2013) Download PDF     Letter from Editor 2 Houston’s Environmental Past: Terry Hershey, Legacy, Community, and Action By Teresa Tomkins-Walsh 8 Galveston Bay: A Brief History of One of America’s Great Waters By Courtney Smith 14 Houston’s Own Historical Forested Wetlands: The Spring Creek Greenway By […]

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