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History Center for Aransas County

History Mysteries

A series of historical articles about Aransas County written by Friends of the History Center for Aransas County.
Last updated 05-July-2017
 


RH Wood

What are the oldest homes in Rockport?History Mystery

By: Kam Wagert
Appeared in the July 5, Rockport Pilot


MimiBraniff

How did quilting affect Texas women?

History Mystery
By: Kam Wagert
Appeared in the March 8, 2017 Rockport Pilot


RayLittle

Who is steward of nature?

History Mystery
By: Pam Stranahan
Appeared in the September 24, 2016 Rockport Pilot


sporting artists

What helped Rockport become famous art colony?

History Mystery
By: Kay Betz
Appeared in the August 3, 2016 Rockport Pilot


simon michael

Who founded Rockport Art Colony?

History Mystery
By: Kay Betz
Appeared in the July 2, 2016 Rockport Pilot


ClaraDriscoll

Who was woman who saved Alamo?

History Mystery
By: Vickie Moon Merchant
Appeared in the May 4, 2016 Rockport Pilot


StMarys

What Happened to St. Mary's?

History Mystery
By: Kam Wagert
Appeared in the April 2, 2016 Rockport Pilot


geocaching

Geocaching Explained

History Mystery
By: Vickie Moon Merchant
Appeared in the February 27, 2016 Rockport Pilot


Fred Percival

Who Was Fred Percival?

History Mystery
By: Maureen Winkelman
Appeared in the January 23, 2016 Rockport Pilot


Gaston

Mary Hannah Hollingsworth Brundrett Thompson Gaston biography given

History Mystery
By: Janet Haseman Taylor
Appeared in the January 2, 2016 Rockport Pilot


shell crete

What Civil War invasions occurred in Copano Bay?

History Mystery
By: Maureen Winkelman
Appeared in the October, 28, 2015 Rockport Pilot


McCracken

Who was woman who told story about Connie Hagar?

History Mystery
By: Hannah Hawes and Vickie Moon Merchant
Appeared in the September 26, 2015 Rockport Pilot


Hagar 20150814

Who was Connie Hagar?

History Mystery
By: Hannah Hawes and Vickie Moon Merchant
Appeared in the August 15, 2015 Rockport Pilot


texasspirit

Texas Spirit comes in flag form

History Mystery
By: Nick Huntsman
Appeared in the July 22, 2015 Rockport Pilot


HistoryMysteryMedicanlHerbs

What medicinal herbs could ‘Doc’ Bruhl have used then?

History Mystery
By: Kam Wagert
Appeared in the June 6, 2015 Rockport Pilot


HistoryMysterySigners

Who were signers of Texas Declaration of Independence?

History Mystery
By: Pam Stranahan
Appeared in the March 28, 2015 Rockport Pilot


aransas county in maps

How is Aransas County shown on historic maps?

History Mystery
By: Pam Stranahan
Appeared in the February 21, 2015 Rockport Pilot


Pilot-Grandfather

Who was grandfather of Pilot?

History Mystery
By: Vickie Moon Merchant
Appeared in the December 24, 2014 Rockport Pilot


CharlesBailey

What are roots, lineage, of The Rockport Pilot?

History Mystery
By: Vickie Moon Merchant
Appeared in the November 5, 2014 Rockport Pilot


Courthouse

What was old courthouse like?

History Mystery
By: Kam Wagert
Appeared in the October 1, 2014 Rockport Pilot


Who was Connie Hagar?

History Mystery
By: Hannah Hawes
Appeared in the August 27, 2014 Rockport Pilot


Karankawa-v3

Who were local band of Indians called Karankawa?

History Mystery
By: Pam Stranahan
Appeared in the June 28, 2014 Rockport Pilot


Why did area reporter call?

History Mystery
By: Janet H. Taylor
Appeared in the May 17, 2014 Rockport Pilot


Who was Captain Peter Johnson?

History Mystery
By: Jackie Shaw
Appeared in the March 15, 2014 Rockport Pilot


How did Rockport get its name?

History Mystery
By: Kam Wagert
Appeared in the February 8, 2014 Rockport Pilot


 

Why was Copano Bay so important in the 1830’s?

History Mystery
By: Pam Stranahan
Appeared in the January 4, 2014 Rockport Pilot


 

What was 'Tom Thumb' wedding?

History Mystery
By: Janet H. Taylor
Appeared in the December 11, 2013 Rockport Pilot


 

What are firedogs?

History Mystery
By: Sally Reynolds
Appeared in the October 19, 2013 Rockport Pilot


 

Why did they call him "Doc"?

History Mystery
By: Sandy Garrison
Appeared in the August 21, 2013 Rockport Pilot


 

What caused fire at Del Mar Hotel?

History Mystery
By: Kam Wagert
Appeared in the July 10, 2013 Rockport Pilot


 

Laffite brothers stories told

History Mystery
By Pam Stranahan
Appeared in the June 5, 2013 Rockport Pilot.

 

What Happened to George Brundrett?

History Mystery
By: Janet H. Taylor and David Crawford
Appeared in the May 1, 2013 Rockport Pilot.


 

Activities of Pilot Boy remembered

History Mystery
By: Kam Wagert
Appeared in the March 20, 2013 Rockport Pilot.





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