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McDade students learn local Texas history at museum

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On Oct. 30, McDade teacher Thomas Thomas brought his seventh grade Texas History students to the McDade Historical Society Museum for a tour. While one group visited the museum with curator Audrey Rother, the other students participated in a “McDade History Feud” game, answering true or false and multiple-choice questions about McDade history. Students learned that the Tonkawa Indians at one time roamed the nearby Yegua Creek, that the land was part of a grant awarded to Augustin Martinez from Stephen F. Austin, and that the area was forever changed by the coming of the Texas Central Railway. Pencils commemorating ...

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