Lent Munson Hitchcock, Jr. was born on October 15, 1815 in Southington, Connecticut, into a seafaring family of New England … Continue reading Lent Munson Hitchcock, Jr.
Ten years after Munse Hitchcock’s death, a local newspaperman named Charles Waldo Hayes set out to write an exhaustive history … Continue reading It Ain’t Braggin’ If It’s True. . . .
In the summer of 1839 Munse Hitchcock returned to Connecticut, where he married Emily Elizabeth Clifford (right) on September 10 … Continue reading A New Home for Emily
Congratulations to John C. Beard (c.), President of the Texas Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, on his … Continue reading A New Admiral
If you have THC historical markers in your community that need refinishing, it’s a relatively simple and inexpensive process that … Continue reading Refinishing Texas Historical Commission Markers, with Bob Brinkman
One hundred eighty years ago today, on October 6, 1837, Galveston was struck by a tremendous hurricane that is now … Continue reading Racer’s Storm