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David Murrah addresses the early crowd for the Architecture Show's opening reception
Sunday, October 28th, 2007
David Murrah offers insight on Historic Preservation in Aransas County
David Murrah, Ph.D, trustee of the Aransas County Historical Society, gave a talk illuminating the importance of  preservation of Aransas County's Historical Structures at the opening reception of the Architecture Show at Rockport Center for the Arts. Murrah is an author and historian who is currently working on establishing a historical museum in Port Aransas. He is the former director of the Southwest Collection at Texas Tech University, and was Vice President of Southwest Museum Services in Houston.

The ACHS has a special display up through Thanksgiving weekend that includes historic photographs of old Rockport and early Aransas County. ACHS has 2008 Calendars available for sale that feature some of the Society's photograph collection, and encourages membership and support for historic preservation.