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Learn All About The History of Downtown Amarillo with Free Historic Center City Trolley Rides This Saturday

If you want to learn more about the history of Downtown Amarillo, then this Saturday is a perfect opportunity to learn.  Center City is teaming up with the Amarillo Museum of Art and the Amarillo Cultural District to offer free trolley tours of historic Center City.

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Tour Canyon’s Dreamland Cemetery and Learn All About Its History

The thought of touring a cemetery might be creepy, but you can always find amazing history in the resting place of those that have gone before us.  The Panhandle Plains Historical Museum has a wonderful opportunity to learn some great history in one of our local cemeteries.

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Get Ready to Explore Amarillo in a New Way

Have you ever wanted to explore Amarillo?  Amarillo has a rich history and some interesting stories.  The history of the buildings and architecture and those who resided back in the day all remain a part of this great city.  You now have the opportunity to explore this side of Amarillo.

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Did You Know Amarillo Used to Have Another Name?

Our town used to be known by another name? Keep reading to see what it was!

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Pillage and Plunder History’s ‘Vikings’ for These 9 Norsemen Facts

History’s Vikings famously ditches the classic helmet imagery, but did you know the concept of filthy, horned raiders was historically inaccurate anyway? Or that the Travis Fimmel series pays homage to classic Norse myth in its titles? Sharpen your axes and fill your flagons, and let the 24th episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?’ take you along with Ragnar Lothbrok for a raiding party on History’s Vikings!

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New Texas Textbook Lists Slavery as Minor Reason for Civil War

Amidst national controversy over the Confederate Flag and the role of the Confederacy in slavery, new Texas social studies text books are actively downplaying the role of slavery in the Civil War.

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10 Great Places To Visit In Amarillo That Won’t Break Your Bank

One of the things I hear people say from time to time is, 'there's nothing to do in Amarillo.'

Granted we don't get a lot of big concerts and when there is a show it's usually in Lubbock, Oklahoma City or Albuquerque, but there are still a lot of fun things to do in town.

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Drinks that Were Created For Something Other Than Drinking

We love our drinks, Coke, Dr. Pepper, Mountain Dew, vodka, whiskey, etc.  However did you know that a lot of drinks were originally made to do something different.

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5 Busted Myths About the Pilgrims — They Ate Venison Not Turkey, and More

Thanksgiving is on record as being America’s second-favorite holiday (Christmas wins first prize, of course), so it makes sense that Thanksgiving lore is a part of our shared cultural history and something we start learning early in our lives. But it turns out a lot of what we think we know about Turkey Day is wrong.

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‘Roots’ Remake Miniseries Lined Up at History Channel

An ever sensitive topic though it remains, slavery films in Hollywood have no doubt risen  the last few years in public profile, from '12 Years a Slave' to 'Django Unchained,' and now the trend has reached TV. History will reboot the iconic 'Roots' miniseries as an all-new drama, but who from the original production will have any involvement?

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Back on this Day in 1985 The Titanic Wreckage Was Finally Found 75 Years After It Sank

I must admit I have become quite the historian when it comes to the Titanic.  My son loves the Titanic. We have books, and we have watched a ton of documentaries on the subject.   Today is the anniversary of the day the crew found the Titanic wreckage, 75 years after it went down on that fateful night on April 15, 1912.

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‘Vikings’ Season 2: History Renews for Additional Season

Well, we could have seen that coming. After airing five episodes of its nine-episode order, 'Vikings' has officially raided a second season pickup from the History channel. Having earned favorable reviews from critics and ratings strongly aided by History's 'The Bible' miniseries, it looks like Ragnar Lothbrok and his brood will return to raid another day. Get the latest details on 'Vikings' season 2 inside!

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