By Glenn Rea
The Cuero Record
Did you know over 20 patents were granted to residents of DeWitt County before the start of the Twentieth Century?
Want to know who lived in DeWitt County between 1829 and 1832?
That information and about 7,250 other pieces of information that occurred in this county is available at your finger tips.
It is available on the internet through The Portal of Texas History. It was created and maintained by the University of North Texas Libraries’ Digital Projects Unit.
Started in 2002, the Portal now has over 700,000 digital objects. It has over 4 million pages, over 160,000 photographs, and over 82,000 maps. It contains historical diaries, architectural drawings, books, and patents.
Here is where you look online:
This site is free to public access.