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Author Archives: Lisa Sharik

Veteran’s Day

Again this year we will present out reenactment program- Close Assault 1944 over Veteran’s Day weekend. Showtimes are at 11 am and 2 pm each day- Saturday November 10 and Sunday November 11 World War I Gallery Also this weekend … Continue reading

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Museum Store Sunday

The Texas Military Forces Museum will be one of 10 museum stores in Austin taking part in Museum Store Sunday on November 25, 2018. We will be offering 25% off everything in our gift shop on the 25th. You  can … Continue reading

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Amazon Smile

Purchase with purpose. Amazon donates to Texas Military Forces Museum when you shop for back to school supplies at Amazon Smile Its back to school time and when you shop on Amazon for school supplies or anything else you can … Continue reading

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Artifact Spotlight–Italian Coins

This small collection of coins was donated in 2001 and is part of the current museum staff’s ongoing effort to catalog previously unrecorded artifacts in the museum collection. The coins only had a donation date and that they were associated … Continue reading

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Over There- 1918

To commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the 36th Infantry Divisions service in WWI we present “Over There-1918” A Living History program of the “Great War” experience of the US soldier. On October 7, 1918, the newly created 36th Infantry … Continue reading

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T-Patch Etched Wine Glasses

T-Patch Etched Wine Glasses Get your very own T-Patch etched wine glasses. These 8 ounce wine glasses feature the Distinctive Unit Insignia of the 36th Infantry Division the  “T-Patch”. The insignia was approved in January 1919 and features an arrowhead … Continue reading

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Giving Tuesday

Tuesday November 27th is #GivingTuesday.  Please consider supporting the Texas Military Forces Museum on Giving Tuesday. The museum receives no money from the State of Texas other than the salary of the 3 staff members. All our operating money comes … Continue reading

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Finding Clues in Old Photographs

People often do not realize how much information you can find in an old photograph. As you research your relative’s service keep this in mind. The image above is of seated soldiers from WWII. On the front it nicely gives … Continue reading

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Labor Day

The museum will be open to the public on Monday September 3rd- Labor Day.

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Souvenir Playing Cards

Souvenir Playing Cards are Here. These custom decks feature scenes from our Living History events and the proceeds go to support the museum and its programs. Limited Edition set- Get yours today. They can be picked up at the museum … Continue reading

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