Flintlock Pistol
Famed for their accuracy, the flintlock pistol exhibited the clean, uncluttered lines of their rifle cousins. This reproduction Tower flintlock was used in the 2005 Alamo movie.
Mark Sept 20 for the 2014 STH Symposium – Making Waves on Land and Sea: Legends and Controversy in Texas History. Register Now!. Join the Voices of Veterans program honoring WW II vets at “D-Day 3D: Normandy 1944” at the Texas State History Museum. . Texas teachers —Join Archives staff Buck Cole for STH teacher workshops.

Famed writer William S. Porter (O’Henry) was employed by the General Land Office as a draftsman from 1887-1891.
"Texas Head Stones"
November 2, 1929