The humble beginnings of Doyle Colored School have been overlooked by history books for decades, but the experiences and memories of attending the school have never been forgotten by its alumni, and were shared freely at a formal historical marker dedication ceremony held Saturday at the current Doy...
Look at how Beautiful the marker turned out. Great Job Avery and Matt. ...
Today, we filmed the Taylors from Houston, a family that occasionally refinishes historical markers in need of TLC. Avery and her dad Matt refinished this one at the San Felipe de Austin Cemetery, just down the road from our San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site (unfortunately, son/brother Finn was not able to make it today). As you can see, this marker had been extremely bleached by the sun. Despite the sweltering heat and humidity—and no shade—the Taylors got after it, and the marker was completely transformed in a couple hours. We really appreciate and are inspired by the hard work and amazing dedication of people like this, and we look forward to sharing a video about them soon.
The war between the states had just ended. The rumble of ox carts along the narrow streets of old San Antonio was a familiar sound when a little shop was opened on Commerce Street for the purpose of making stencils for wool and cotton shippers. This was the humble beginning of our company.
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Bronze plaques, historical markers, cast metal letters and custom signs are everywhere you look. After all, just about every organization needs to be identified. In fact, many businesses are known simply by their identifying letters or logos.
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Phone: (210) 223-1831
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