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Texas Department of Transportation was established, then known as State Highway Department

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Site interpreters take a moment to pose for a picture.

Hard Work and Hand Tools

In partnership with volunteers from around the state, Fort McKavett State Historic Site has been a veritable 19th century workshop during the last few months, hosting historical trades programs in and around the buildings of the historic frontier post.

Boy scouts make pinch pots. Photo by Debbie Burkett.

Embracing Caddo Culture

This past spring, Caddo Mounds State Historic Site welcomed more than 450 visitors to Caddo Culture Day, where they joined in Caddo dances and embraced opportunities to learn about Caddo history and culture.

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