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I am wanting to share this with everyone. Anyone my age, probably will remember about the same thing, your Daddy cutting firewood for the fireplace or the heater, and of course, the kitchen stove.

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The historic military fort in Fort Davis has a legend about an Indian woman who was left behind during an attack on the fort by Apache Indians. She was sort of adopted by a military family and given the name Emily. Over time she fell in love with a young officer. But the officer had his own …

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It was an exciting week in historic downtown Comanche! If you were in town Saturday, you would have seen a reflection of the 1960s. Back then, Saturday was a busy time on the square! I was a clerk at Perry’s for a while along with Lou Ann Beaty Basham. Another summer I worked at Harliek’s al…

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Fall is here, the leaves are changing, the temperature is dropping and the joy of being outdoors in Texas is felt from all regions. The change in season means a lot of activities and people excitedly preparing for upcoming events. Below are some tips on how we can keep active while enjoying …

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Another reminder Veteran’s Day is Thursday, November 11 and we here at the Comanche County Historical Museum never want to miss an opportunity to thank a man or woman that served in the armed forces and are currently serving our country!

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Gumbo is not the only use for okra, a vegetable brought to the US by slaves in the 1660s. Dallas has an event called Okrapalooza every year about the time okra is harvested. Elizabeth Dry turned a trashy vacant lot into a community garden 12 years ago and named it The Promise of Peace Garden…

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November! Unbelievable that we have almost completed another year of weird! Covid, the Texas border, land sales, Afghanistan and a winter we will never forget. Never do I recall another year like 2021. Makes one wonder what 2022 holds for us. Rumor has it that we will have another cold winte…

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We are so glad our Story Time is back in session! This week we read the story of Little Boo, who was in a huge hurry to scare others. However, no one was afraid of him, because he was just a little pumpkin seed. The wind kept telling it wasn’t time for scaring and he finally went to sleep fo…

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Veteran’s Day is November 11 and we here at the Comanche County Historical Museum never want to miss an opportunity to thank a veteran! They are the reason we have the freedoms we are blessed with. Please take the opportunity to thank a veteran in the next two weeks—or year round for that matter.

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Sue Land sent me an email and said, “You oughta come to Hico. We’ve got a bunch of great folks here and they would make good subjects for your radio program and newspaper column.” So I went. I parked my car just before noon on a Friday and left 4 hours later with 7 interviews. They all took …

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When was the last time you sat down for a meal with your family? Was it last night, last week or last month? For some families, eating together is reserved for special events and holidays, like birthdays or Thanksgiving. These special occasion meals allow families to connect with each other,…

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Another wonderful week of perfect Texas weather. Wish it was like this year round! They say we will have another honey of a cold spell similar to last winter. So, keep that in the back of your mind as you shop for groceries now.

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We are thrilled to announce that our first Story Time of the year was a rounding success! We had eight adorable children in attendance, who loved the sweet story of The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn (E PEN). In the story, Chester Racoon is very apprehensive about starting school and wants to s…

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Parents and caregivers have a lot on their plate. Not only do they have to mentor, cook, clean, monitor, and provide, but they also have a responsibility to themselves to take care of their physical health and mental wellbeing. But carving out time for a solo workout is challenging, especial…

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The rodeo announcer’s voice sounds over the arena sound system: “We welcome the reigning North American Trick Riding Champions. They are the Dynamite Dames.” The music swells and the 3 women individually go through about 5 minutes of death-defying acrobatic stunts while their horse is going …

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Thank you to all who participated in our Genealogy Workshop! The event was a huge success! We learned so much and can’t wait to share the knowledge with our patrons. Thanks again to Genealogy Network of Texas (GNT), a state-wide initiative to connect libraries/genealogical societies and prov…

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Another great week in Comanche County! What an amazing community we are blessed to live in.

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