Monthly Archives: June 2010

Sophienburg to celebrate Fourth of July on Third

Tune in to KGNB – AM 1420 or KNBT – FM 92.1 for weather announcements for the parade and program. By Myra Lee Adams Goff Guess you think we’re going to celebrate the Fourth of July on the fourth of … Continue reading

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Indianola important port in the 1840s

By Myra Lee Adams Goff “So, Indianola, has it been with thee, Thou once fair city by the moonlit sea! Thy fame is ended and thy beauty fled- Bleak memory calls them from the silent dead.” (Excerpts from “Indianola” by … Continue reading

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Some postmarks tell interesting history

By Myra Lee Adams Goff A young German count, Arnold-Henkel von Donnersmark, came to the New Braunfels settlement in 1845 with Prince Carl. He built a large frame building where he lived and conducted his hotel and saloon business. In … Continue reading

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