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History Center for Aransas County

Friends of the History Center "In The News"

A collection of recent articles featuring the History Center for Aransas County or its members
Last updated 20-August-2017
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2017 08 19

History Center receives $2,000

Photo in the Rockport Pilot about donation to the History Center

Published 19-August-2017


2017 08 12

Historic Tour of Homes committee

Photo in the Rockport Pilot about Historic Home Tour Committee.

Published 12-August-2017


2017 08 08

KARE named history center supporter

Photo in the Rockport Pilot about 1st Business Sponsor for the History Center.

Published 05-August-2017


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‘Culinary Traditions’ exhibit opens at History Center for Aransas County

Article in the Rockport Pilot about new exhibit at the History Center.

Published 26-July-2017
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“Foodways: Culinary Traditions of Aransas County” exhibit opens Saturday at History Center

Article in the Rockport Pilot about new exhibit at the History Center.

Published 19-July-2017
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2017 06 24

History Center uses technology to make exhibits more interactive

Article in the Rockport Pilot related to use of technology at the History Center.

Published 24-June-2017
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Tour of Homes given $5,000

Article in the Rockport Pilot related to $5000 donation to the Historic Home Tour by Castaways.

Published 19-October-2016
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Local history cruises fun, educational

Article in the Rockport Pilot highlighting History Cruises sponsored by the History Center.

Published 05-October-2016
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Rockport Art Colony exhibit open at local Art Center

Article in the Rockport Pilot announcing the opening of new exhibit at the History Center.

Published 29-July-2016
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Center celebrates local art history in Rockport

Article in the Corpus Christi Caller Times: Weekend - announcing the opening of new exhibit at the History Center.

Published 24-June-2016
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Russell to open the Art Colony: 1948-1984 exhibit

Article in the Rockport Pilot. Announcing new exhibit opening 25-June-2016.

Published 22-June-2016
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LOLC ESL kids visit History Center

Article in the Rockport Pilot. Live Oak Learning Center English as a Second Language students visit the History Center

Published 4-May-2016
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History exhibit about Texas annexation and New Docent class for upcoming exhibit

Article in the Rockport Pilot about the new exhibit and docent class for the exhibit, "1845: Annexation of Texas to the U.S.", opening on 9-April-2016

Published 6-April-2016
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New Office Manager announced

Article in the Rockport Pilot announcing the new office manager at the History Center for Aransas County.

Published 6-April-2016
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Survey Exhibit Opens at History Center

Article in the Rockport Pilot about the new exhibit, "A Surveyor's Maps of Aransas County", opening on 30-January-2016

Published 30-January-2016
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2015 Rockport-Fulton Tour of Historic Homes

Article in the Rockport Pilot about the "2015 Rockport-Fulton Tour" of Historic Homes.

Published 28-November-2015
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2015 Historic Home Tour Home featured in CC Caller-Times

Article in the Corpus Christi Caller-Times featuring one of the homes on the "2015 Rockport-Fulton Tour of Historic Homes".

Published 22-November-2015
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Wildscape Project Launched

Article in the Rockport Pilot announcing the launching of the 'Wildscape Project at the History Center.

Published 21-November-2015
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Civil War Exhibit Opens

Article in the Rockport Pilot announcing the opening of the new exhibit at the History Center - “The Civil War for Coastal Texans: Homefront and Battlefields."

Published 07-November-2015
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Civil War exhibit will open at Aransas County History Center

Article in the Rockport Pilot about the upcoming exhibit "Civil War for Coastal Texans: Homefront & Battlefields"

Published 28-October-2015
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2015 07 21

Robertson’s life has been filled with kites and flags

Article in the Rockport Pilot detailing Richard and Marian Roberton's love of kites and historic flags.

Published 22-July-2015
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History Cruise reveals connection

History Cruise reveals connection

Article in the Rockport Pilot detailing 'special connection' recent visitor had to local historic figure of 1800's.

Published 10-June-2015
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TX Declaration Signers exhibit opening

Article in the Rockport Pilot publicizing opening of the new exhibit, "Signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence"

Published 25-March-2015
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Aransas County History Center busy place since May opening

Article in the Rockport Pilot publicizing 2014 History Center Activities.

Published 7-January-2015
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7th annual tour of historic homes to be held Dec. 6-7

Article in the Rockport Pilot publicizing 7th Annual Rockport-Fulton Tour of Historic homes.

Published 28-November-2014
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"Newseum’ exhibit, new book debuted

Article in the Rockport Pilot publicizing November 1st "Newseum" exhibit opening and book signing event for new book "30 Years Through the News/Lens: A History of Aransas County in News Highlights and Photos" by Mike Probst.

Published 05-November-2014
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"Newseum of Aransas County exhibit opens same day Pilot publisher’s book signing Nov. 1" announced

Article in the Rockport Pilot announces "Newseum" exhibit and book signing event for new book "30 Years Through the
News/Lens: A History of Aransas County in News
Highlights and Photos" by Mike Probst.

Published 25-October-2014
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"‘Harper House’ historic marker dedicatedWay finding signs installed"

Article in the Rockport Pilot covering the newest historical marker commerating the 'Harper House'.

Published 25-October-2014
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"Way finding signs installed"

Article in the Rockport Pilot announces new signage directing visitors to the History Center.

Published 27-September-2014
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"Fox presents shorebird photos at History Center"

Article in the Rockport Pilot announces shorebird presentation at the History Center.

Published 10-September-2014
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"Hagar exhibit open at History Center"

Article in the Rockport Pilot announces the opening of the "Connie Hagar Exhibit".

Published 06-September-2014
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"Rockport birding trailblazer Connie Hagar subject of history exhibit"

Article in the Corpus Christi Caller Times announce the upcoming "Connie Hagar Exhibit" opening 28-August-2014 at the History Center.

Published 28-August-2014
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"Connie Hagar exhibit to open at HCA"

Article announces the upcoming "Connie Hagar Exhibit" opening 28-August-2014 at the History Center.

Published 20-August-2014
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"Hobby evolves into book about County’s history"

Article highlighting the recent book "Aransas County in Postcards" written by Kam Wagert and Pam Stranahan.
Proceeds from the sale of the book benefit the History Center for Aransas County.

Published 30-July-2014
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"Stranahans named Citizens of Year at Chamber of Commerce banquet"

Three members of the 'Friends of the History Center' board - Pam Stranahan, Jennifer Day and Rusty Day - were honored by the Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce at the 2014 Chamber Banquet.
Published 23-July-2014
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"THC bestows Distinguished Service Award"

The 'Aransas County Historical Commission', whose board includes several members of the FOHC board, was recently honored by the 'Texas Historical Commission'.
Published 16-July-2014
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"Aransas County History Center now open"

Article highlighting the Grand Opening of the 'History Center for Aransas County'
Published 21-May-2014
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"History Center grand opening planned"

Article announces the upcoming Grand Opening event at the 'History Center for Aransas County'
Published 14-May-2014
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