As I read Henry Mayo’s terrific blog on Monday about the 40th anniversary of Richard Petty’s NASCAR win at the Texas World Speedway, I came across an interesting tidbit. As a long-time fan of classic country music, I noticed that Marty Robbins finished 29th in the same race.
NOTE: 2013 marks the City of College Station’s 75th year as an incorporated city. In recognition, we’ve highlighted some interesting moments from our past.
This blog was authored by Henry Mayo, a surveyor and long-time resident of the Bryan-College Station area. As a surveyor and historian, Henry retrieves information from local, state and national resources to assemble history-themed messages for email subscribers in a series titled “This Week in Brazos County History.” To subscribe to Henry’s email series, click here.