This week in the Hill Country
Los Lonely Boys are playing at Gruene Hall
Fri, Nov. 6, at 8pm. $35. (Sugar Dirt and Sand opens)
Advance Tickets Recommended
25th ANNUAL FOSSIL FEST
Nov. 14 & 15. The Paleontological Society of Austin.
At the Old Settler’s Heritage Association, US-79 & Harrell Pkwy, Round Rock, TX 78665
1826 Charles Henry Nimitz, pioneering Fredericksburg hotelier, was born in Bremen, Lower Saxony. Nimitz moved to Fredericksburg in 1846 with the first settlers and built the Nimitz Hotel in 1852. Nimitz joined the Texas Rangers on August 4, 1851, and served four months. When the Civil War began, he organized the Gillespie Rifles and was commissioned captain of that group by the Confederacy. He was the grandfather of Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz.
1923 The Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance was founded as a result of a November 9, 1923, letter from Mary Bell Smith, president of the Dallas Physical Education Round Table.