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Col. Fannin's watch as part of the collection of the Dallas Historical Society

The Mystery of Fannin’s Watch

How did Col. Fannin's watch come to Dallas after the Goliad Massacre? Is it authentic? No one knows for sure, but the inscription on the back yields a clue. Investigate the mystery yourself!

Mansfield Cut, South Jetty

Found an Artifact on the Beach?

While you’re out enjoying the sunshine and waves with your family, there’s always a chance you could stumble upon an artifact from Texas’ past. If you do, what should you do?

Texas' historic swimming holes

The Medallion

THC’s official magazine containing news and advice about preservation projects, Texas’ historic sites, and heritage tourism.

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