Author Archives: Lisa Sharik
On April 2, 1917 President Wilson asked Congress for a declaration of war against Germany and on April 6, 1917 war was declared. This week we will be highlighting aspects of the Texas Military Forces in the “Great War” as … Continue reading
We haven’t done a blog post in awhile and today while cataloging documents and artifacts from the WWI collection of Sgt. Levi Cox we came across an interesting story. Sgt. Cox served with Company H, 142nd Infantry Regiment during the … Continue reading
Thank you to our Dance Sponsors and those who contributed to our Silent Auction.
The museum will be closed on Thanksgiving day but open regular hours 10-4 on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Bring your family and friends to visit and work off some of the holiday meal.
SOLD OUT It is time again for “As Time Goes By”- a 1940’s themed Supper Club/Sweetheart Dinner Dance. The event will take place at the museum on February 11, 2017 starting at 6:30 pm. As always we will feature … Continue reading
Our Custom WWI 36th ID minifigs have arrived. Limited Edition- Only 300 available!! This WWI Doughboy features a M1917 “Brodie” Helmet with an early WWI style T-Patch, M 1903 Springfield rifle with fixed bayonet and M1910 cartridge belt. These minifigs … Continue reading
Looking to volunteer? Are you interested in Texas history or military history? Like talking with people? Do you have at least 4 hours a week of time to donate? Then the Texas Military Forces Museum is for you. The Museum … Continue reading
Muster Day traces it’s roots back to when Texas was still a republic. In the early days, on an annual basis, the troops were ‘mustered’ or called to report. Over the years, the mustering of the troops became obsolete. … Continue reading