Mapping Texas: From Frontier to the Lone Star State
by James Harkins
The Heritage Society Tea Room
Free for members, $5 for non-members
The shape of Texas is one we can all recognize. Whether one sees a blank outline on a t-shirt or an advertisement, or a postcard. The shape of our state makes a statement. The shape is quintessentially, well, Texas. But our state did not always look this way. This presentation briefly explains how Texas got it’s iconic shape, which is recognizable across the world.