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Texas Historic Tree Coalition taking local nominations

Posted: Thursday, October 29, 2015 12:00 am The Sealy News The Texas Historic Tree Coalition, a non-profit, all-volunteer group based in Dallas, has announced its ambitious project to find, recognize, and celebrate at least one historic tree in each of Texas’ 254 counties. Through its Texas County Historic Tree Initiative, the organization hopes to bring […]

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Tribal leaders rededicate monument to Waco Indian Village

Posted: Friday, October 10, 2014 8:01 pm By J.B. SMITH jbsmith@wacotrib.com Waco Tribune-Herald It didn’t take James “Bunny” Ross long in Waco to recognize it as sacred ground. As a Wichita Indian, related to the Wacos that gave this city its name, he felt a sense of deja vu this week while touring the site […]

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As Texas searches for historic trees, Abilene surprisingly offers plenty

By Loretta Fulton Published: 7:50 PM, Jul 17, 2014 Special to the Reporter-News ABILENE, Texas – An initiative is underway to identify one historic tree from each county in the state to be recognized. Surprisingly, Abilene has a number of potential nominees. Some may not be exactly “historic,” but they mark the spot where something interesting […]

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Tribal leaders to attend ceremony to correct Waco Indian historical marker

Tribal leaders to attend ceremony to correct Waco Indian historical marker Posted: Monday, October 6, 2014 6:01 pm

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Recognition of mighty bur oak is tied to Big Spring protection effort

Recognition of mighty bur oak is tied to Big Spring protection effort By ROY APPLETON Staff Writer rappleton@dallasnews.com Published: 07 April 2014 10:51 PM Updated: 07 April 2014 10:51 PM   The Big Spring and its big bur oak have served wildlife and the environment for centuries. Sam Houston supposedly camped near them in 1843. […]

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Editor’s Note in DMN Neighbors Go for Irving/Coppell

Editor’s Note in DMN NeighborsGo for Irving/Coppell Feedback Steers ‘Archive’ Feature Sara Beckelman, one of our Trustees, responded to a feature called From the Archive in the DMN NeighborsGo a few weeks ago. In the feature, Ms. Gloria Hernandez, Editor for the Irving/Coppell NeighborsGo, asked for feedback about “the historic photos in Irving and Coppell” […]

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Dennis Downes Event Jan. 26, 2013

Dennis Downes Event Jan. 26, 2013 On January 25th, 2013, WFAA TV posted an article and video by Mr. David Schechter on Indian Marker Trees, entitled Bent trees in North Texas lead the way back in time, and featured Mr. Dennis Downes, explaining why these trees may have been bent by the American Indians in […]

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Full recognition for Half-Way Oak

    Full recognition for Half-Way Oak Stephens Co. adds to list of famous trees By Ron Erdrich erdrichr@reporternews.com325-676-6735 Sunday, May 1, 2011 STEPHENS COUNTY —For the first time in 40 years a tree was designated as a Famous Tree of Texas. On Friday, the Half-Way Oak — at the midway point between Cisco and […]

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If this tree could talk Indian marker trees

An article by Ali Lamb dated June 28, 2012, on Indian Marker Trees was published in the July, 2012, Lake Highlands issue of the Advocate Magazine. Picture shown here was taken by Danny Fulgencio. There is a tremendous amount of information on Indian Marker Trees in this article. Here is a link to the article […]