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The new Kingsville City Hall (formerly Henrietta M. King High School, built in 1909). HIGHLIGHTS: A brief history of the 1909 building by Cynthia Martin, Preservation Officer for the City of Kingsville and a tour of the new City Hall led by Toni Nagel Mason, Director, King Ranch Visitor Services Program & Chairman, 1909 HM King

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Alligators, grass huts and a college LAGARTO is located in extreme southeast Live Oak County near Lake Corpus Christi. The name Lagarto, Spanish for alligator, reflects the fact that numerous alligators were once found along the nearby creek. The community was also called Roughtown but lost the name after the saloons were banned. A Mexican pueblo

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Plan an adventure in McAllen! Quinta Mazatlán World Birding Center, located at 600 Sunset Drive, is an historical adobe mansion and nature/birding center.  For much of its existence since construction in 1935, the Spanish Revival Style mansion was a private and rather luxurious residence, complete with a Roman tub.  It possessed the distinction, then and

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MPMA CORPUS CHRISTI MEETING ANNOUNCED NEW Updated… See complete program for 10/2-6 Workshop: 2012MPMAConferenceProgram The annual meeting for the Mountain Plains Museum Association will be hosted by the museums in Corpus Christi from October 2 – 6, 2012.  This is a rare opportunity for those associated with museums in the Texas Tropical Trail Region.  The meeting

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April’s Partner Event took us to Jim Wells County’s Ben Bolt and Alice. Our day started at Texas A&M University’s La Copita R&D Ranch southwest of Ben Bolt, followed by a trip to the 3rd Coast Squadron Museum in Alice and ended with presentations by William McWorter and April Garner of the THC during lunch

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