Published 11:56 pm Friday, January 29, 2016

ATTENTION TEXAS HISTORY BUFFS! The DRT Republic of Texas Museum will hold its Second Annual Symposium at the Austin Club, 110 E. 9th Street, Austin, Texas, on Thursday, February 25, 2016. Presentations on “Frontier Families of Texas” will start at 10:00 a.m., to include:

  • Carolina Crimm – “DeLeon, A Tejano Family History”
  • Mary M. McAllen – “I Would Rather Sleep In Texas”
  • James Haley – “Texas Hill Country”

Tickets for the Symposium are $75, which includes a buffet luncheon. Seating is limited and must be received by February 17. Reservations may be made in one of three ways:

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  • Mail a check to Republic of Texas Museum, 510 East Anderson Lane, Austin, TX 78752
  • Telephone Republic of Texas Museum, 512-339-1997

The Daughters of the Republic of Texas, a 501 ( c ) 3 organization, is the oldest patriotic women’s organization in Texas, and one of the oldest in the nation. The mission of the Republic of Texas Museum is to preserve the heritage of The Republic of Texas historic period and to educate the public about the history and culture of that time. For more information about The Daughters of the Republic of Texas, The Republic of Texas Museum, or how to become a member, go to