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Student Lecture: "Evolution of the Texas-Louisiana Boundary: In Search of the Elusive Corner"

Date:
October 22, 2018
Time:
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Category:
Events
Location:
Landes Auditorium, Galloway Business Building
Details:

Antique map of the Texas-Louisiana border and Sabine river

John Evans, Jr. will present a fascinating collection of historical sources illuminating the surveying and mapping of the Texas-Louisiana-Arkansas boundary from the early nineteenth century to the present. Mr Evans will discuss the research for his book, which offers a treasure of riches for readers interested in locality and the technological, scientific, and hands-on business of geographic demarcation in a region of uncertain and often contested boundaries.

Sponsored by the Center for History and Culture of Southeast Texas and the Upper Gulf Coast.


Contact:
Dr. Mary Scheer
409-880-8518
Center for History and Culture Events

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