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Baseball History
HISTORICALLY HOUSTON<br> Baseball History

I have mentioned more than once the joys of being able to communicate with like minds who love our history. I meet these folks from all walks of life thru the lectures I give or …

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Birthday Wish! The city of Houston will turn 175 years old in August.
HISTORICALLY HOUSTON<br> Birthday Wish! The city of Houston will turn 175 years old in August.

By Story Sloane III
 
It’s hard to believe that the city of Houston will turn 175 years old in August. Our 750-square-mile plus city has surpassed the greatest expectations of success of our founding fathers, the …

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Café Society
HISTORICALLY HOUSTON<br> Café Society

One of the many fun things about living in Houston is the incredible variety of places to dine. You name it and the city will offer up an eating establishment to serve it. In vintage …

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Snapshots of Our Past
HISTORICALLY HOUSTON<br> Snapshots of Our Past

One of the joys about preserving Houston’s history is the opportunity to meet so many folks who share their photos with me. Mary Ellen Carey has provided me with some great historic Houston images of …

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History Book Fair Nov 2010
HISTORICALLY HOUSTON<br> History Book Fair Nov 2010

The first Houston History Book Fair and Symposium will be held at the historic Heights Church of Christ on Nov. 13, beginning at 10 a.m. This historical gathering is co-hosted by Houston Arts and Media …

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Landmark from Our Past
HISTORICALLY HOUSTON<br> Landmark from Our Past

It is a shame that many of the local grand old homes that represented the power and success of their owners are now gone. One of those surviving mansions is the Jim West home in …

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Houstonians Brave the Depression
HISTORICALLY HOUSTON<br> Houstonians Brave the Depression

It is 2010, the end of the first decade of the new millennium. New Year resolutions have been replaced by the worries of an extended recession or perhaps another depression. While the news media is …

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Keeping Cool on the Ice
HISTORICALLY HOUSTON<br> Keeping Cool on the Ice

One of the facts of life that never seems to change in Houston is the oppressive heat of the summer months. It drives our utility costs up and makes working outdoors almost unbearable. Early Houstonians …

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Bering’s Celebrates 70 Years in Houston
–HISTORICALLY HOUSTON<br> Bering’s Celebrates 70 Years in Houston

Starting a new business just before the dark days of World War II does not sound like a prescription for success. But in the case of Bering’s, it worked. The same store that began by …