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    Mrs. Darla (Wise) McCLeod shows a basket, signed on the bottom, by an Indian woman more than 100 years ago. She has several baskets in her collection that are more than 100 years old and the colors are still very vivid. BA photo by Jean Hayworth

Picketville Chapter celebrates Texas Independence

Breckenridge Fine Arts Center is creating an opportunity to see a living exhibit, presented by the Picketville Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.

Seventh and eighth-grade students were taken to the exhibit on Friday, March 6, to see first hand how butter is made, how baskets are made by a woman who inherited the knowledge from her grandmother and mother and has baskets that are 100 years old.

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