Category Archives: Personal Photographs

Team Martinez Visits Carnton Plantation & McGavock Confederate Cemetery, Franklin, Tennessee (2016

         Carnton Plantation is located in Franklin, Tennessee. The sprawling farm and its buildings played an important role during and immediately after the Battle of Franklin during the American Civil War.   Portrait of the Battle of Franklin John McGavock was 46 when … Continue reading

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Team Martinez visits the Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tennessee (2016)

  What began as a simple radio broadcast in 1925 is today a live entertainment phenomenon. Dedicated to honoring country music’s rich history and dynamic present, the Grand Ole Opry showcases a mix of country legends and the contemporary chart-toppers who … Continue reading

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Team Martinez visits the Travellers Rest Plantation, Nashville, Tennessee (2016)

Travellers Rest Plantation     In 1799, the two story structure with four rooms was built by Judge John Overton (1766–1833). Overton was an advisor and close friend of Andrew Jackson, judge at the Superior Court of Tennessee and co-founder of Memphis, Tennessee. Overton originally named the … Continue reading

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Team Martinez visits Rock Island State Park & Caney Fork River, Tennessee (2016)

              

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Team Martinez visits Enchanted Rock, Texas (2017)

        

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Team Martinez visits the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library & Ranch, Austin & Stonewall, TX (2017)

                        

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Team Martinez visits Washington, D.C. (2017) National History Day Finals

  1st place Fox Tech History Day Performance represents the State of Texas at the           National History Day Competition held at the University of Maryland.      Acclaimed director Ken Burns addresses the National History Day … Continue reading

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