Saturday, September 10, 2011

Collin County, Texas in the Civil War

A recent acquisition is the book: Collin County, Texas in the Civil War. This is a biographical directory featuring the Civil War Veterans of Collin County. The directory includes the veteran's date and place of birth, date and place of death, where buried, spouse with marriage date and place, parents, service information, pension number, and comments.

Upcoming Events:

Wednesday, September 14th 10:30 am - noon GLHTA will present Genealogy 201: How to Locate Vital Records. This program is free and you do not have to be a member of the GLHTA to attend. It will take place at the Jeanette Bickley Bland Meeting Room of the Haggard Library located at 2501 Coit Road, Plano. for more information on this program, call 972.769.4240 or visit:

Saturday, September 17th at 2:00 pm the Collin County Historical Society will present A Pre-historic Taste of Collin County. Randy farmer and Vicki Day will give a glimpse of our agricultural past. Find out how food of the Caddo Tribes of North Texas and today's menus are related. Enjoy dishes prepared by Kyra Effren. This program will take place at the Collin County Historical Society located at 300 East Virginia Street, McKinney. For more information, call 972.542.9457 or visit the North Texas History Center website at:

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