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03/01/08-Longview

Texas Independence Celebrated In Longview

This weekend marks Texas Independence Day, and a Longview group is celebrating that history.  It was March 2nd, 1836 Texas declared their independence from Mexico.  At the Longview Library, Saturday the Daughters of the Tepublic of Texas dressed in period costumes and held a celebration for Texas independence.  The celebration is meant to educate people on the struggles of the republic's founders.

Artifacts, including a copy of the Texas Declaration of Independence, will be on display at the Longview Public Library for the entire month of March.

Bob Hallmark, Reporting. bhallmark@kltv.com

 

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