Posted by: wendyquest | July 26, 2017

#Travel #Texas – #Fredericksburg – Texas Rangers Day History Symposium – August 5, 2017

For the Western historians or history lovers out there, the Texas Rangers Day History Symposium in Fredericksburg, Texas looks like an interesting day of presentations. One ticket ($25 at door/$20 in advance) grants you access to all the lectures and includes lunch.

August 5, 2017 – 10am through 4pm

Texas Rangers Heritage Center – 1618 E. Main St. • Fredericksburg, TX 78624

The schedule:

  • 10am – The Great Comanche Raid of 1840

  • 10:40am – Evolution of the Revolving Pistol: Key Weapon of the Texas Rangers

  • 11:20am – Fighting Stock: John S. “RIP” Ford as a Texas Ranger

  • 12pm – 1pm – Lunch break (provided)

  • 1pm – Capt. John R. Hughes: The Greatest Texas Ranger

  • 1:40pm – More Than One Body: Capt. Bill McDonald & the Rise of the Rangers as Detectives

  • 2:20pm – No Hope For Heaven, No Fear of Hell: Capt. Bill McDonald & the Stanford-Townsend Feud

  • 3pm – Panel Discussion

For more information, check out Texas Ranger Heritage Center website.

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