Gail Beil

9:16am

Thu February 5, 2015
Arts

African American history in Marshall, Texas, chronicled in new video

The Marshall Historic Landmark Preservation Board will debut a 30-minute video Thursday that showcases the city’s African American heritage. It’s called “The Buard History Trail.”

The video is a montage of interviews and historic photos that highlight the local Civil Rights leaders whose work altered America’s racial divide. The trail shows some of the places where this history happened, and makes the case that African Americans made a remarkable contribution to Marshall’s growth and development.

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10:50am

Thu November 1, 2012
Local

Friends of Library group in Marshall showcases rare Bible

Janet Black arranges books at the Weisman-Hirsch House in Marshall, listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

A 239-year-old family Bible will be the only book not for sale at the Friends of Library book sale to benefit the Marshall Public Library. The rare German Bible belongs to historian Gail Beil of Marshall, Texas. She is opening up her 1900 Victorian home for the book sale to be held Nov. 9-11.

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