Refugio County Historical Commission

Refugio County Historical Commission The Refugio County Commission was founded to promote and preserve the History of Refugio County. The Commission meets bi-monthly.
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This week's historic Refugio County sports item:  House of David vs. Refugio Firemen baseball game, 1935 newspaper.  Fro...
06/25/2021

This week's historic Refugio County sports item: House of David vs. Refugio Firemen baseball game, 1935 newspaper. From the Portal to Texas History.

This Historic week's Refugio County "Backward Glance" from the years 1935, 1940, 1945, 1950, 1955 and 1960, using newspa...
06/24/2021

This Historic week's Refugio County "Backward Glance" from the years 1935, 1940, 1945, 1950, 1955 and 1960, using newspaper date June 24, 1965. From the Portal to Texas History.

This Historic week’s noteworthy Military Veteran of Refugio County series.  This week’s service member:   Dodson A. Mars...
06/23/2021

This Historic week’s noteworthy Military Veteran of Refugio County series. This week’s service member: Dodson A. Marsh, 1942 newspaper. From the Portal to Texas History.

This Historic week’s noteworthy Military Veteran of Refugio County series. This week’s service member: Dodson A. Marsh, 1942 newspaper. From the Portal to Texas History.

Historical photographs/images of past and present buildings, structures and homes in Refugio County.  Austwell City Hall...
06/22/2021

Historical photographs/images of past and present buildings, structures and homes in Refugio County. Austwell City Hall. Thanks for the share!

Historical photographs/images of past and present buildings, structures and homes in Refugio County. Austwell City Hall. Thanks for the share!

This Historic week’s noteworthy Refugio County pioneers, benefactors and citizens series:   Refugio High School Newspape...
06/21/2021

This Historic week’s noteworthy Refugio County pioneers, benefactors and citizens series: Refugio High School Newspaper Staff. 1948 newspaper. From The Portal to Texas History.

This Historic week’s noteworthy Refugio County pioneers, benefactors and citizens series: Refugio High School Newspaper Staff. 1948 newspaper. From The Portal to Texas History.

This week's historic Refugio County sports item:  Willie Gibson, Athletic Trainer, 1968 newspaper.  From the Portal to T...
06/18/2021

This week's historic Refugio County sports item: Willie Gibson, Athletic Trainer, 1968 newspaper. From the Portal to Texas History.

This week's historic Refugio County sports item: Willie Gibson, Athletic Trainer, 1968 newspaper. From the Portal to Texas History.

This Historic week's Refugio County "Backward Glance" from the years 1935, 1940, 1945, 1950, 1955 and 1960, using newspa...
06/17/2021

This Historic week's Refugio County "Backward Glance" from the years 1935, 1940, 1945, 1950, 1955 and 1960, using newspaper date June 17, 1965. From the Portal to Texas History.

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06/16/2021

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This Historic week’s noteworthy Military Veteran of Refugio County series.  This week’s service member:   Horacio Trevin...
06/16/2021

This Historic week’s noteworthy Military Veteran of Refugio County series. This week’s service member: Horacio Trevino, 1951 newspaper. From the Portal to Texas History.

This Historic week’s noteworthy Military Veteran of Refugio County series. This week’s service member: Horacio Trevino, 1951 newspaper. From the Portal to Texas History.

Historical photographs/images of past and present buildings, structures and homes in Refugio County.  Tivoli, Texas, ano...
06/15/2021

Historical photographs/images of past and present buildings, structures and homes in Refugio County. Tivoli, Texas, another view of September 1913 flood. Thanks for the share!

Historical photographs/images of past and present buildings, structures and homes in Refugio County. Tivoli, Texas, another view of September 1913 flood. Thanks for the share!

This Historic week’s noteworthy Refugio County pioneers, benefactors and citizens series:   Our Lady of Refuge Church Ch...
06/14/2021

This Historic week’s noteworthy Refugio County pioneers, benefactors and citizens series: Our Lady of Refuge Church Choir. 1962 newspaper. From The Portal to Texas History.

This week's historic Refugio County sports item:  Tommy Wilkinson, Golfer, 1968 newspaper.  From the Portal to Texas His...
06/11/2021

This week's historic Refugio County sports item: Tommy Wilkinson, Golfer, 1968 newspaper. From the Portal to Texas History.

This week's historic Refugio County sports item: Tommy Wilkinson, Golfer, 1968 newspaper. From the Portal to Texas History.

This Historic week's Refugio County "Backward Glance" from the years 1935, 1940, 1945, 1950, 1955 and 1960, using newspa...
06/10/2021

This Historic week's Refugio County "Backward Glance" from the years 1935, 1940, 1945, 1950, 1955 and 1960, using newspaper date June 10, 1965. From the Portal to Texas History.

This Historic week’s noteworthy Military Veteran of Refugio County series.  This week’s service member:   Claude Jones, ...
06/09/2021

This Historic week’s noteworthy Military Veteran of Refugio County series. This week’s service member: Claude Jones, 1945 newspaper. From the Portal to Texas History.

Historical photographs/images of past and present buildings, structures and homes in Refugio County.  Fennessey Ranch, R...
06/08/2021

Historical photographs/images of past and present buildings, structures and homes in Refugio County. Fennessey Ranch, Refugio County. Thanks for the share!

This Historic week’s noteworthy Refugio County pioneers, benefactors and citizens series:   Gracie Mercado .  1963 newsp...
06/07/2021

This Historic week’s noteworthy Refugio County pioneers, benefactors and citizens series: Gracie Mercado . 1963 newspaper. From The Portal to Texas History.

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06/04/2021

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Tonight's game will be Three Rivers vs Woodsboro 1972. TR is in Black Jersey and it is at Three Rivers. Two clips will be posted under the original ad in the "Comments" on the Grace Armantrout Museum FaceBook page.

This week's historic Refugio County sports item:  Jack Sportsman, Halfback, 1950 newspaper.  From the Portal to Texas Hi...
06/04/2021

This week's historic Refugio County sports item: Jack Sportsman, Halfback, 1950 newspaper. From the Portal to Texas History.

This week's historic Refugio County sports item: Jack Sportsman, Halfback, 1950 newspaper. From the Portal to Texas History.

This Historic week's Refugio County "Backward Glance" from the years 1935, 1940, 1945, 1950, 1955 and 1960, using newspa...
06/03/2021

This Historic week's Refugio County "Backward Glance" from the years 1935, 1940, 1945, 1950, 1955 and 1960, using newspaper date June 3, 1965. From the Portal to Texas History.

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06/02/2021

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This Historic week’s noteworthy Military Veteran of Refugio County series.  This week’s service member:   George A. Scho...
06/02/2021

This Historic week’s noteworthy Military Veteran of Refugio County series. This week’s service member: George A. Schoepf, 1968 newspaper. From the Portal to Texas History.

Historical photographs/images of past and present buildings, structures and homes in Refugio County.  The remains of Dub...
06/01/2021

Historical photographs/images of past and present buildings, structures and homes in Refugio County. The remains of Dub Wakefield's Sportsman Pier after Hurricane Carla, Bayside, Texas. 1961 newspaper. From the Portal to Texas History.

Historical photographs/images of past and present buildings, structures and homes in Refugio County. The remains of Dub Wakefield's Sportsman Pier after Hurricane Carla, Bayside, Texas. 1961 newspaper. From the Portal to Texas History.

This Historic week’s noteworthy Refugio County pioneers, benefactors and citizens series:   Ruben Henkhaus .  1965 newsp...
05/31/2021

This Historic week’s noteworthy Refugio County pioneers, benefactors and citizens series: Ruben Henkhaus . 1965 newspaper. From The Portal to Texas History.

This week's historic Refugio County sports item:  Woodsboro HS Marching Band, 1963 newspaper.  From the Portal to Texas ...
05/28/2021

This week's historic Refugio County sports item: Woodsboro HS Marching Band, 1963 newspaper. From the Portal to Texas History.

This week's historic Refugio County sports item: Woodsboro HS Marching Band, 1963 newspaper. From the Portal to Texas History.

This Historic week's Refugio County "Backward Glance" from the years 1935, 1940, 1945, 1950, 1955 and 1960, using newspa...
05/27/2021

This Historic week's Refugio County "Backward Glance" from the years 1935, 1940, 1945, 1950, 1955 and 1960, using newspaper date May 27, 1965. From the Portal to Texas History.

This Historic week’s noteworthy Military Veteran of Refugio County series.  This week’s service member:   Barnard B. Wil...
05/26/2021

This Historic week’s noteworthy Military Veteran of Refugio County series. This week’s service member: Barnard B. Williams, 1951 newspaper. From the Portal to Texas History.

This Historic week’s noteworthy Military Veteran of Refugio County series. This week’s service member: Barnard B. Williams, 1951 newspaper. From the Portal to Texas History.

Historical photographs/images of past and present buildings, structures and homes in Refugio County.  King Memorial Park...
05/25/2021

Historical photographs/images of past and present buildings, structures and homes in Refugio County. King Memorial Park Monument. From the Portal to Texas History and thanks for the share!

This Historic week’s noteworthy Refugio County pioneers, benefactors and citizens series:   1960 Refugio High School Gra...
05/24/2021

This Historic week’s noteworthy Refugio County pioneers, benefactors and citizens series: 1960 Refugio High School Graduates . 1960 newspaper. From The Portal to Texas History.

This Historic week’s noteworthy Refugio County pioneers, benefactors and citizens series: 1960 Refugio High School Graduates . 1960 newspaper. From The Portal to Texas History.

This week's historic Refugio County sports item:  Terry Lott,  1966 All-District Player.  1967 newspaper.   From the Por...
05/21/2021

This week's historic Refugio County sports item: Terry Lott, 1966 All-District Player. 1967 newspaper. From the Portal to Texas History.

This week's historic Refugio County sports item: Terry Lott, 1966 All-District Player. 1967 newspaper. From the Portal to Texas History.

This Historic week's Refugio County "Backward Glance" from the years 1935, 1940, 1945, 1950, 1955 and 1960, using newspa...
05/20/2021

This Historic week's Refugio County "Backward Glance" from the years 1935, 1940, 1945, 1950, 1955 and 1960, using newspaper date May 20, 1965. From the Portal to Texas History.

This Historic week’s noteworthy Military Veteran of Refugio County series.  This week’s service member:   D. E. Jackson,...
05/19/2021

This Historic week’s noteworthy Military Veteran of Refugio County series. This week’s service member: D. E. Jackson, 1942 newspaper. From the Portal to Texas History.

This Historic week’s noteworthy Military Veteran of Refugio County series. This week’s service member: D. E. Jackson, 1942 newspaper. From the Portal to Texas History.

Historical photographs/images of past and present buildings, structures and homes in Refugio County.  Austwell Fishing P...
05/18/2021

Historical photographs/images of past and present buildings, structures and homes in Refugio County. Austwell Fishing Pier, Austwell, Texas. Is this the current pier? Thanks for the share!

Historical photographs/images of past and present buildings, structures and homes in Refugio County. Austwell Fishing Pier, Austwell, Texas. Is this the current pier? Thanks for the share!

This Historic week’s noteworthy Refugio County pioneers, benefactors and citizens series:   Loretta Sue Schubert, April ...
05/17/2021

This Historic week’s noteworthy Refugio County pioneers, benefactors and citizens series: Loretta Sue Schubert, April 1965 Artist of the month . 1965 newspaper. From The Portal to Texas History.

This Historic week’s noteworthy Refugio County pioneers, benefactors and citizens series: Loretta Sue Schubert, April 1965 Artist of the month . 1965 newspaper. From The Portal to Texas History.

This week's historic Refugio County sports item:  Refugio County Country Club Golf Champions,  1963 newspaper.   From th...
05/14/2021

This week's historic Refugio County sports item: Refugio County Country Club Golf Champions, 1963 newspaper. From the Portal to Texas History.

This week's historic Refugio County sports item: Refugio County Country Club Golf Champions, 1963 newspaper. From the Portal to Texas History.

This Historic week's Refugio County "Backward Glance" from the years 1936, 1941, 1946, 1951, and 1956, using newspaper d...
05/13/2021

This Historic week's Refugio County "Backward Glance" from the years 1936, 1941, 1946, 1951, and 1956, using newspaper date May 11, 1961. From the Portal to Texas History.

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808 Commerce St
Refugio, TX
78377

Telephone

(361) 526-4823

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