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Black History Month

Black History Month

The Calaboose Museum. Photo by Larry D. Moore, CC BY-SA 3.0, commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=26764815

Black History Month

Archived photos show the congregation and choir from the First Baptist Church. Photos courtesy of the San Marcos Hays County Local History Collection available online at the San Marcos Public Library.

Black History Month

Black History Month

Though the pandemic and inclement weather has cut short many plans for celebrating Black History Month this year, San Marcos residents can still take a moment to commemorate the heritage and historical significance of Black San Marcans. The San Marcos Convention and Visitor Bureau has compiled a list of influential people and important landmarks that have shaped San Marcos over time.

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Hays County recently proclaimed February as Black History Month during its Jan. 26 commissioners court meeting. Events celebrating Black history will be held throughout the county. Above, members of the commissioners court and members of African American Heritage Committee of the Hays County Historical Commission pose for a photo during the Jan. 26 meeting. Photo courtesy of Hays County

Hays County proclaims February as Black History Month

The Hays County Commissioners Court recently proclaimed February as Black History Month in Hays County and many municipalities will follow suit in their upcoming city council meetings.

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