Daughters of the Republic of Texas

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Margaret Elizabeth (Betsy) Keller

Margaret Keller

Margaret Elizabeth (Betsy) Keller

October 17, 1932

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Local girl recognized for Texas essay

Emery Black (right) read her essay during the celebration honoring Texas' 180th anniversary of the signing of the Texas Declaration of Independence. The event was held at Knox Hall at the Texas Ranger Museum in Waco.

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Fourth grader Emery Black, of Dew, was awarded by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas (DRT) Sterling C. Robertson Chapter for her first place essay about James Butler Bonham, The Messenger of the Alamo. Black entered the contest in February and won a desk set of the six flags that have flown over Texas as well as $100.

The fourth grader read her essay, complete in a pioneer dress, at the DRT's celebration honoring Texas' 180th anniversary of the Texas Declaration of Independence being signed. The event was held at Knox Hall at the Texas Ranger Museum in Waco.

 

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