801 E. Cedar at Church St., Rockport, Texas

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OPEN Saturdays 10am – 4pm. Sundays 1pm - 4pm
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History Center for Aransas County

Holidays & History

Exhibit showing Saturday, November 19, 2016
through Saturday, January 14, 2017

History Center for Aransas County
801 E. Cedar, Rockport, TX

View our Christmas Wonderland in the parlor.  This year's vintage ornaments, reminiscent of your childhood, adorn the Christmas Tree.  Piecemakers by the Bay Quilt Guild collaborated with the Firends of the History Center to create Homespun trimmings.  Revisit the Highlights of the following 2016 displays in the gallery and vote for your favorite exhibit of the year!

- "Civil War: Homefront and Battlefield" -
- "A Surveyor's Maps of Aransas County" -
- "1845: Texas Annexation to the U.S." -
- "The Art Colony: 1948-1984" -
- "Stewards of Nature" -

Click here to view photos and videos from the opening event.


Civil War: Homefront and Battlefields

Exhibit shown Saturday, October 31, 2015 through Saturday, January 23, 2016


Civil War Timeline

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01 Timeline

Contributions of Texans Fighting During the War

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02 Contributions1

Invasion of Copano Bay

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06 InvasionofCopano

Homefront and End of the War

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09 HomefrontandEndoftheWar

A Surveyor's Maps of Aransas County

Exhibit shown Saturday, January 30, 2016 through Friday, April 1, 2016


Early Maps of Texas and Aransas County

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Cartography v1

1845: Annexation of Texas to the U.S.

Exhibit shown Saturday, April 9, 2016 through Friday, June 18, 2016


Aransas City

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1 Aransas City pdf

St. Mary's

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3 St Marys

Copano

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4 Copano

The Art Colony: 1948-1984

Exhibit shown Saturday, June 25, 2016 through Saturday, September 3, 2016


Why an Art Colony in Rockport?

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1 WhyRockpt pdf

Factors in Rockport's Development as an Art Colony

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10 Factors in Rockport Development pdf

Stewards of Nature

Exhibit shown Saturday, September 10, 2016 through Saturday, November 12, 2016


Aransas Pathways

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05 Aransas Pathways 27x40

Stewards of Nature

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11 Stewards of Nature 40x27

Ray Little

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13 Ray Little 27x40

 


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