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Red Men Museum and Library

Red Men Museum and Library

The Red Men Museum & Library, operated and maintained by the Great Council of Texas Improved Order of Red Men, houses an extensive collection of historic pieces. Among the artifacts on display is a bugle from the Gettysburg battlefield and a peace blanket from Apache Chief Geronimo. Historical printed material, including a complete set of the Warren Commission report and the entire Nuremberg War Criminal Trials report can be found in the Museum’s library.

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  • Waco’s Other Cotton Palace

    Waco’s Other Cotton Palace

    It’s a busy weekend in Waco!

    Waco’s history as the cotton capital of Texas is celebrated every year with an elaborate production known as the Cotton Palace Pageant, taking place this year on Friday, April 24, 2015. Events take place over the course of the weekend, attracting visitors from all over the state who come to both enjoy and participate in the event. (For more information about the history of the Cotton Palace, check out the Waco History app at www.wacohistory.org.)

    According to resident historian and former innkeeper, Dutch Schroeder, the Cotton Palace Bed and Breakfast draws on some of the same rich tradition in Waco history. 

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