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Museums in Abilene, TX

Find museums in Abilene, TX. Listings include Project 7 Billion, Frontier Texas!, The Grace Museum, National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature, Center for Contemporary Arts and 306th Bombardment Group Museum. Click on each in the list below the map for more information.

  • 01/11/19
    11 Jan 2010; 2010 Miep Gies, who hid Anne Frank, dies at 100 On this day in 2010, Miep Gies, the last survivor of a small group of people who helped hide a Jewish girl, Anne Frank, and her family fro...
    > 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum
  • 01/10/19
    10 Jan 1941 FDR introduces the lend-lease program On this day in 1941, Franklin Roosevelt introduces the lend-lease program to Congress. The plan was intended to help Britain beat back Hitler’s adv...
    > 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum
  • 01/10/19
    01/10/01 Gusher signals start of U.S. oil industry On this day in 1901, a drilling derrick at Spindletop Hill near Beaumont, Texas, produces an enormous gusher of crude oil, coating the landscape for...
    > 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum
  • 01/09/19
    Jan 9, 1945 On this day, Gen. Douglas MacArthur and the American 6th Army land on the Lingayen Gulf of Luzon, another step in the capture of the Philippine Islands from the Japanese. The Japanese con...
    > 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum
  • 01/08/19
    Apparently, Jan 8th was a big day in World History: 1642 - Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei dies in Italy at age 77 1815 - Battle of New Orleans 1867 - Congress expands the suffrage in the Nation's...
    > 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum
  • 01/08/19
    The foyer staircase was influenced heavily by the @brownhotel in which Mr. Swenson had visited in the early 1900’s. Come take a docent guided tour next time you’re in the area! We are also ava...
    > Swenson House
  • 01/07/19
    Jan 7, 1945; "Monty holds a press conference" On this day, British Gen. Bernard Montgomery gives a press conference in which he all but claims complete credit for saving the Allied cause in the Battl...
    > 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum
  • 01/07/19
    Jan 7, 1947 “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” is the #1 song on the U.S. pop charts You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen because of the 1824 poem “A Visit From St. Nicholas” (aka ...
    > 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum
  • 01/06/19
    This is the final post in our series by student archival assistants Jeaniece Silas and Sarah Dillinger on Dr. Carisse Mickey Berryhill's research on the Foremothers of the Faith. Learn more about the ...
    > Milliken Special Collections: Abilene Christi
  • 01/06/19
    Jan 6, 1838, Samuel Morse’s telegraph system is demonstrated for the first time at the Speedwell Iron Works in Morristown, New Jersey. The telegraph, a device which used electric impulses to transmi...
    > 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum
  • 01/06/19
    Practicing for the Veteran’s Day Parade in Abilene, TX on November 7, 2018.
    > Big Country 1 Flight
  • 01/06/19
    Same way, same day... Photo credit: Connie Sue Carroll
    > Big Country 1 Flight