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First Airplane to Land in Tivoli - Possibly in Refugio County
Three photographs - two of the plane and one of the pilot.


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King's Park, Refugio, Collection of Teresita Torres

Our Lady of Refuge Catholic Church, Refugio, Collection of Maggie Tom

Refugio County Courthouse, Collection of Teresita Torres

Refugio County Courthouse, 1950's, Collection of Maggie Tom

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Boating on the river, c1922, Collection of Maggie Tom

Juana and Jose Angel Serrata, Collection of Teresita Torres

Luella ?? and Theo Hartman, Tivoli, Collection of Maggie Tom

Christmas Tree at the First Presbyterian Church, Tivoli, c1912, Collection of Maggie Tom
Doughtychildrenatriver.jpg (73568 bytes) Downtown_Refugio.jpg (25664 bytes) Ted's County Courthouse Photographs
Church Social at First Presbyterian Church,Tivoli, unk. man, Effie Tom, Maggie Tom, unk. woman,Collection of Maggie Tom.

If you can identify the unknowns, please let me know.

A day at the river...

LtoR: Teeny Doughty, Billy Doughty, Thelma Doughty, Lula Doughty, Amos Doughty, Matt Tom, and Hugh Doughty, c1924, Collection of Maggie Tom


Downtown Refugio, 1950's...notice the Christmas lights hanging above the street. Collection of Maggie Tom


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Spanish Surname Tombstones in Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Refugio

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 Tombstones in Community Cemetery in Refugio

Tivoli Tennis Team, c1919, as identified by Miss Thelma Doughty.  
L-R:  Albert Westerman, Voltin Schorlemmer, Hugh Doughty, and Anton Romike. 
Collection of Maggie Tom
O'Connor-Swift Company
Tivoli, Texas
AuntJennie_McFaddin_Porch_4x7.jpg (89097 bytes) Cornelius_Simms_and_baby.jpg (25674 bytes) Effie_BabyLucille.jpg (81463 bytes)
Captain Peter Johnson and wife, Wilhelmena
Contributed by Roger Taylor
Virginia "Jennie" White
Collection of Maggie Tom
Cornelius Sims and daughter
Collection of Maggie Tom
Effie Tom Simms and daughter
Collection of Maggie Tom
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This is the Woodmen of the World Building in Tivoli.  It was used as a school, and the picture was identified by Thelma Doughty.
Collection of Maggie Tom
Davis and Aubrey Adkins of Refugio.  The photo was taken in front of Short Tom and Edna Heard's home in 1927.
Collection of Teeny Adkins
Emma Josephine Trice Adkins, wife of Dr. J.J. Adkins.

Collection of Teeny Adkins

Vactioning at Bayside in 1927. Adkins, Barber, Carpenter and Doughty.

Collection of Teeny Adkins



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