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Charting Texas

Charting Texas: A History of the State Through Maps
August 25-December 9

The Charting Texas exhibition features maps that document several centuries of exploration and political competition for Texas. With advancements in geographic knowledge, surveying techniques, and printing technology, one can begin to see Texas taking its now familiar form from the earliest depictions in the 16th Century.

To celebrate the opening of the exhibition, Cushing Library will host a reception that is free and open to the public on Thursday, August 25, 2022, from 3 to 5 p.m. Noted map collector, Frank Holcomb, will be speaking.

Inquiries: Anton duPlessis,

Game of Thrones Replica Weapons

Game of Thrones sword

View some of the Game of Thrones replica weapons, from the George R. R. Martin Collection.

For more information about this display or the George R. R. Martin Collection, please contact Jeremy Brett at