On October 20, 2012, the Lavaca County Historical Commission and the Dickson-Allen Foundation will sponsor the 16th Annual Alton C. Allen Historical Conference at the American Legion Hall in Hallettsville, Texas. This year the theme is The Texas Rangers: The Frontier Battalion, 1874-1901. Three renowned authors and experts on the Texas Rangers will be presenting papers and answering questions from the audience – Harold Weiss, Chuck Parsons, and Paul Spellman. The Texas Ranger Museum from Waco is hosting a session in the afternoon dealing with various topics from their archives.
Additional information about this training opportunity is available at this link: http://www.lavacacountyhistory.org/historical_commission.htm. Also available at this site is a registration form.
We thank Henry Mayo, Chair of the Brazos County Historical Commission, for bringing this program to our attention.