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Tuesday, March 09, 2010

Houston History in the Examiner - Marie Brannon

    Marie Brannon writes a column on Houston, Texas history for the Examiner.  And doing right well at it. 
Her self-description includes: "Marie Brannon has been interested in local history since 1961 when hurricane Carla shattered the windows of her house and damaged the high school she was attending. She was educated in the Houston area, married in Houston, employed in the area and has now retired to the suburbs. She can be reached at "  Marie's been poking around Houston history for some year's now, and the Examiner offers a delightful place for her work.  Check it out at:
Some recent entries are
Sunday, March 7th, 2010 · 1 comment
They came in horse-drawn wagons, Model A and Model T Ford pickup trucks and on horseback. They came from Waller, Hempstead, Missouri City, Sugar Land,...
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Sunday, February 28th, 2010 · 1 comment
It's hard to believe he's a septuagenarian, isn't it? Wasn't it just the other day he left Houston for the Big Apple?...
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Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010 · 6 comments
Despite years of neglect, it still sits proudly at the corner of South MacGregor Way and Oakcrest Drive in the Riverside Terrace area of Houston. Joe...
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