HCAA Discovers Paleoindian Points in Kerr County!

The Texas Historical Commission has just posted a YouTube story of our discovery of 14 ancient St Mary’s Hall Points near bison bone and a cooking hearth during excavations in Kerr county. This exciting story is told by Steve Stoutamire and can be viewed by clicking Texas Archeology Month 2020 … Read More

Back to Bondage: The Story of the Sugarland 95

Presentation by: Reign Clark, Catrina Whitley, and Ron Ralph This is a fascinating and detailed archeological study of 95 African American convicts buried in a cemetery at the Bullhead Convict Labor Camp in Sugarland, Texas (41FB355). These convicts died during forced labor in sugarcane fields in the period from 1875 … Read More

Become an HCAA Volunteer!!

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Be part of our growing organization whose mission and passion is to study and preserve the Texas Hill Country’s prehistoric and historic heritage, and to educate the public about archeology. The Board of Directors is conducting a survey to identify additional volunteers. (If having difficulty submitting survey online, open in … Read More

COMMUNITY NEWS – STAA Quarterly Meeting, UTSA, January 28, 2018

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The STAA Quarterly Meeting will be held on Saturday, January 27, 2018, at the University of Texas at San Antonio located at 15 Paseo Principal, San Antonio, Texas. The meeting will be held in the Travis Room in the H-E-B University Center South Building. Dr. Thomas R. Hester will present … Read More

Frontier Days, October 20 & 21, 2017 Grand Success!

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COMMUNITY NEWS​ ​ Frontier Days, October 20 & 21, Grand Success! Here are some pics of HCAA’s participation in this awesome annual event! There were two days of continuous Living History featuring Military, Frontier Lawmen, Native Americans and Civilians representing the fort’s active time period with special events for children. … Read More

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