Institute for Oral History

Through dynamic, recorded interviews, oral history preserves the stories of individuals who helped create the fabric of history and whose lives, in turn, were shaped by the people, places, events, and ideas of their day. The Institute for Oral History has recorded and preserved oral histories since 1970, earning along the way a strong reputation…

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Homestead Craft Village

Homestead Craft Village, located 5 miles northwest of Waco, offers shopping, dining, and self-guided tours. The 18-acre complex includes a 200-year old barn, the Potter’s House, a woodworking shop, a restored 1760 gristmill, fiber arts, herb garden, and more. Guided tours are available by appointment. Café Homestead, serving natural beef and homemade baked goods, is…

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Doris Miller Memorial

Waco is proud of Wacoan and World War II hero Doris Miller. Miller was a Cook Third Class that the United States Navy noted for his bravery during the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. He was the first African American to be awarded the Navy Cross, the third highest honor awarded by…

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Armstrong Browning Library

The ABL and M is an architectural gem and repository of thousands of items related to the Victorian poets Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, others of their literary milieu and British Victorian culture, literature and life. Closed Sundays

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