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Built by local stonemason James C. Lammers (1874-1942), this depot was completed in 1911, two years after the first train arrived in Bronte. Built of locally quarried materials, the depot features stone lintels and window sills and a red tile roof…
Completed in 1903. 24-inch walls are made of sand and lime mix mortar. Originally used as grain and feed store.
Stonemasons Joe E. Bishop, "Rocky" Davis, and "Old Frank" Hamilton built this 2-story native stone mill for William T. Miller (1846-1936) in 1882. Steam power was used to grind grain here until a crude oil engine was installed (1918). The grist mi…
Span: 68 Feet · Speed: 275 MPHLength: 53 Feet · Ceiling: 25,000 FeetCost: $96,000 · Engine: 2 Wright R-2600
Named for air power advocate Gen Billy Mitchell, the North American B-25 medium bomber entered service in 1941. The…
Span: 42 Feet · Speed: 140 MPHLength: 29 Feet · Ceiling: 16,500 FeetCost: $20,000 · Engine: 1 Pratt & Whitney R-985
Manufactured by Vultee, the BT-13 Valiant almost completely dominated the AAF Basic Pilot Training program …
Span: 41 Feet · Speed: 283 MPHLength: 32 Feet · Ceiling: 25,200 FeetCost: $123,000 · Engine: 1 Wright R-1300
From 1950 to 1957 North American Aviation manufactured 1,948 Trojans to replace the T-6 trainer, delivering the "A…
Here was fought a battle— the first collision in arms between Texas colonists and the Mexican military— a conflict preliminary to the Texas War for Independence.
On June 26, 1832, when Texans under John Austin and Henry Smith came d…
Historic and key Texas port of entry located near here. During the Civil War was fortified by troops and 8 gun batteries at the mouth of the Brazos River, to provide shelter and landing facilities for blockade runners; to protect rich farmlands; a…
Dedicated to all the veterans who have served their country.
They served with honor, and now we honor them.
Founded 1828 by Henry Wm. Munson, who bought site from Stephen F. Austin, Father of Texas. This land joined Peach Point Plantation, Austin's home. Munson, one of Texans in uprising over injustices at Anahuac and Velasco in 1832, died in yellow fev…