Perry Hudson
East Mountain Texas

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Fall at Marburger Farm Antique Show – October 1-5, 2019

Fall at Marburger Farm Antique Show – October 1-5, 2019

8.5.19  ROUND TOP, TEXAS –  If an antique show had secrets, what would they be? The October 1- 5 Marburger Farm Antique Show in Round Top, Texas spills some secrets here. For instance, did you know that shoppers can actually enter the show early on Tuesday October 1...

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Huntsville Antique Show Held Each September

Huntsville Antique Show Held Each September

The Huntsville Antique Show is held each September in historic Huntsville, Texas in the air-conditioned comfort of the Walker County Fairgrounds located at 3925 HWY 30, 77340, just three miles west of Huntsville on Highway 30 (Exit 116). Huntsville is located an hour...

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Army Air Corp Propellers – Repurposed Lone Star Signs

Army Air Corp Propellers – Repurposed Lone Star Signs

The Lone Star brewery acquired WWI Army surplus propellers from Kelly Field in San Antonio, Texas. These were repurposed and distributed by the brewery from 1941-1942 with a clock or shield. The porcelain shield was produced in 2 sizes. There were a few variations...

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Vintage Clothing, Hats Popular Trend

Vintage Clothing, Hats Popular Trend

  Tina Melonakes assists Steven Porterfield with vintage clothing, hats, handbags and jewelry, at his antiques store “The Cat’s Meow” in Midland, Texas.  Steven said all of these vintage items are selling well in his store located at 408 Andrews Highway in...

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Glen Flora Emporium Filled with Antiques

Glen Flora Emporium Filled with Antiques

  Renell Moore June 23, 2018 The Glen Flora Emporium is currently filled with 8,000 square feet of quality antiques. The store is well organized, clean and air conditioned. If you didn't know her store had flooded 10 months before, you would never even suspect...

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Hurricane Causes Flood in Glen Flora Emporium

Hurricane Causes Flood in Glen Flora Emporium

Imagine owning an 8,000 square foot shop filled with hundreds of beautiful antique items for sale, and hearing the news that a hurricane would be hitting the Gulf coast, 130 miles from you within a few days. Trish Winkles, owner of The Glen Flora Emporium had...

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Indigo Fabric: Last product of English Textile History.

Indigo Fabric: Last product of English Textile History.

Indigo fabric is a remnant of the last product of a chapter of English textile history. Dyed and discharge printed in Manchester for 140 years, it was manufactured for export only to the South African market. In the early days of sea travel, the journey to Africa took...

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Quilts: Fabric Age Determined by Dye Lots and Dye Colors

Quilts: Fabric Age Determined by Dye Lots and Dye Colors

  For Sarah Sang, who owns the antique shop, Carmine Serendipity,  in Carmine, Texas (and who also fosters hunting dogs for three different rescue organizations), combining her undergraduate degrees in anthropology, history and chemical engineering has led her to...

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Junkology – Repurposed and Upcycled Junk

Junkology – Repurposed and Upcycled Junk

“It is junkology that we have turned into something else and made for sale,” said Lucy Capps, owner of LL Junkology Shop, located at 401 E. Main in Eagle Lake, Texas. LL stands for Lucy & Lynn. These two women work together to  take a lot of junk and do something...

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Vintage Engines Power Restored Machines

Vintage Engines Power Restored Machines

It is a beautiful spring morning in Louise, Texas where an occasional train whistle, and a rooster crowing can be heard in the background. Charlie and Margie Stehno are both dressed in matching khaki coveralls and wearing white straw hats. Charlie smiles and points...

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