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Account of the “Old 300” by Dr. Paul Spellman [VIDEO]

Austin County, nestled along the Brazos River, is so rich in the history that made Texas what it is today.  Many authors have tried to capture the history of this area.  Paul N. Spellman a Texas History Professor at Wharton Jr. College has done just that with his account of what the first 300, known as the “Old 300”, settlers […]

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