801 E. Cedar at Church St., Rockport, Texas

** New hours **
OPEN Saturdays 10am – 4pm. Sundays 1pm - 4pm
Admission is Free
For more information, call 361-727-9214

History Center for Aransas County

Foodways: Culinary Traditions of Aransas County

Exhibit showing Saturday, July 22, 2017
through Sunday, October 1, 2017

History Center for Aransas County
801 E. Cedar, Rockport, TX

The exhibit showcases the area's unique heritage of Native Americans foraging and hunting; turtle canneries and cattle Packeries; shrimping, fishing, hunting and oystering; truck farming, diners, drive-ins and cafes; community cookbooks used as fundraisers to help the Good Samaritans, Rotary, PTA and many others.

Click here to view photos and videos from the opening event.


Bounty of Nature

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The Cuisine of the Karankawas

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Hunting

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Fishin'

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Oystering

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Shrimping

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Crabbin'

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Meat Packeries

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Mills Wharf

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Sea Gun

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Texas Crop Notes

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Truck Farming

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Grocery Stores

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Roe's Food Store aka Piggly Wiggly

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History of Cookbooks in Aransas County

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Aransas County Cookbooks

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Aransas County Cookbooks (cont'd)

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Vietnamese Cuisine

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African American Culinary Heritage

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Mexican Influences on Aransas County Cuisine

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Los Amigos

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Tony's

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Food Festivals

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Prophet's Confectionary

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Campus Drive In

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Mary's Malt

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Roatens Drugstore

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Charlotte Plummers SeaFare Restaurant

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Corky's

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Duck Inn

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Thompsons Spa

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Klines

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Fulton Mansion Restaurant

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Del Mar Grill

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Key Allegro Islander Club

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Fulton Beach Road Restaurants

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Cheez's

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