To book Tom for your next event,

Call: 210-379-8432

Email Tom Jackson


Historical Photo Opportunity

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Old-time photo in sepia

Step back in time by dressing up as an Old West cowboy, pioneer woman, or saloon gal in authentic period attire. We can help you look the part.

Call Tom to schedule your own historical photo opp.

Old-time photo in color

Recommended photographer:
Goen South Photography
328 Mistletoe
San Antonio TX  78212
210-736-5006 or visit their website.

Tom has performed at events for:

CitiBank team building event

D. H. Horton Homes conference

Wells-Fargo conference

Frito-Lay conference

AFLAC incentive conference

National Association of Credit Managers event

Farm Bureau Insurance conference

San Antonio Home & Garden Show

Texas Dental Association convention

Ingersoll-Rand Engineers conference

Cingular Wireless picnic

American Gas Association conference

Blackland Prairie Festival

U. S. military reunions

San Antonio Academy

Alamo Heights Junior School

Thomas Tours

and many, many more

Programs and Services For Your Next Event

Come enjoy as Tom makes history come alive
by providing "color" for your next event.


Battle of the Alamo & The Texas Revolution
Battle of the Alamo &
The Texas Revolution

Texas Cowboys & Longhorn Cattle Drives
Texas Cowboys &
Longhorn Cattle Drives

Theodore Roosevelt-An American Hero
Theodore Roosevelt:
An American Hero

Tom can also provide the following services upon request.
He will appear as an authentic Texas folk hero.

  • Meet, greet, and mingle with your guests at your special event, answer questions, provide colorful quotes, and pose for photos. Personalized, guided tours of the Alamo are available.

  • Special programs can be designed to meet your specific needs. Call Tom for ideas on how you can add his unique historical presentations to your next event, whether business or personal.

Photo of James "Jim" Bowie

James "Jim" Bowie

A 19th century American pioneer, soldier, smuggler, slave trader, and land speculator, Bowie played a prominent role in the Texas Revolution, culminating in his death at the Battle of the Alamo. Stories of him as a fighter and frontiersman, both real and fictitious, have made him a legendary figure in Texas history and a folk hero of American culture.

Photo of Davy Crockett

David "Davy" Crockett

A 19thcentury American folk hero, frontiersman, soldier, and politician, Crockett is commonly referred to in popular culture by the epithet "King of the Wild Frontier". He served in the Texas Revolution and died at the Battle of the Alamo.

Come learn about some of the important figures and eras in Texas, American, and World history. 

George Washington
& the
American Revolution

The Irish Influence on Texas & American History

Abraham Lincoln
& the
American Civil War

Theodore Roosevelt

The Vietnam War

Tom will transport you back in time as he brings history to life. Come experience this educating and entertaining time trip as you have never experienced it before.

Historical Programs

For a complete listing of available Texas, American, and World  historical programs presented by Tom Jackson, click on the link.

"American Holiday"
of Thanksgiving

Come experience an entertaining and engaging trip through history to learn why we Americans celebrate the "American Holiday" of Thanksgiving. Tom Jackson, dressed in period attire circa 1600, will explain how politics, religion, economics, war, and weather all factored into how, why, and when we celebrate "turkey day."

Photo of Texas Ranger ca. 1880

Texas Ranger ca. 1880

As the oldest police force in North America, created by Stephen F. Austin in 1823, the Rangers protected homesteads and communities from Indians and outlaws. Later, serving as scouts and irregular cavalry, they guarded the supply trains of the U.S. Army, eventually assisting various law enforcement agencies across the State, becoming a part of the Texas Department of Public Safety where they carry out a wide variety of tasks including the protection of the Governor of Texas.

William B. Travis

William Barret Travis

A 19th century American lawyer and soldier, at the age of 26, Travis was a lieutenant colonel in the Texas Army. He was the commander of the defenders of the Alamo, where he died on March 6, 1836, during the Texas Revolution.