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    HMNS Special Lecture: Sleuthing History: Davy Crocket and the Alamo

    Presented by and Rice University - Glasscock School of Continuing Studies at Houston Museum of Natural Science

    April 12, 2011

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    HMNS Special Lecture: Sleuthing History: Davy Crocket and the Alamo

    The Houston Museum of Natural Science presents an HMNS Special Lecture. Fascinating Speakers, Cutting Edge Science.  Hear about the latest scientific discoveries - from the world's foremost experts. Throughout the year, HMNS hosts a variety of distinguished lecturers to enhance your understanding of a current exhibition or provide new perspectives on captivating topics.

    Tuesday, April 12, 2011 - 06:30 PM:  Sleuthing History: Davy Crocket and the Alamo. Speaker:  James E. Crisp, Ph.D., Associate Professor of History North Carolina State University.

    Historical detective work has revealed complex truths behind the glorious myths of the Texas Revolution. James E. Crisp will use documents that have been distorted, censored and ignored by history books to relate shocking details about what happened at the Alamo as well as Davy Crockett's last stand.

    Originally from Texas, James E. Crisp is Associate Professor of History North Carolina State University and is active in the Battle of San Jacinto Symposium. Following the lecture, Dr. Crisp will sign copies of two of his books, Sleuthing the Alamo and How Did Davy Die and Why Do We Care So Much?

    Sponsored Rice University's Glasscock School of Continuing Studies.


    Houston Museum of Natural Science

    5555 Hermann Park Drive
    Houston, TX 77030

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    Admission Info:

    Member-Adult $12.00
    Member-Child (<18) $12.00
    Adult $17.00
    Child (3-11) $17.00
    Senior (62+) $17.00
    College (Current ID) $17.00
    Group (20+ persons) $17.00


    General Day and Time Info:

    6:30pm


    Phone: (713) 639-4629

    Parking:

    Parking is available in our 6-story garage located on Caroline, just south of Hermann Drive. Parking is just $5 for museum patrons and $7 for all others. In addition, some curbside parking is available near the Museum entrance and in Hermann Park.



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