Father of Texas


The San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site and Museum hosted the Father of Texas celebration Saturday, Nov. 2. Several demonstrations were presented by volunteers, including the hewing of a log, the training of new Texian Army soldiers, and sewing. Pictured hewing the log is Martin St-Jacques of Southwest Log and Timber Works. Pictured training new recruits is John Keahey. Pictured sewing clothes and other goods are Peggy Vallas, left, and Susan Kelm.


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