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FOCUS ON THE BACKROADS: THE HORIZON

HORIZON (noun) 1. the line or circle that forms the apparent boundary between earth and sky.   2.  the limit or range of perception, knowledge, or interest. If you are standing (or driving) on a flat road it appears to stretch forever – however because of the curvature of the earth, the horizon is only three […]

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FOCUS ON THE BACKROADS: TEXAS DANCE HALLS – THE OLD COUPLAND INN AND DANCEHALL

Coupland Texas was founded in 1887 by Major Theodore Van Buren Coupland  on land that he had inherited from his uncle A.J.  Hamilton.    After the Civil War Hamilton had been appointed provisional Governor of the State of Texas  by Andrew Johnson. Coupland, Texas is located on highway 95 between Elgin and Taylor.   Like many […]

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