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Forgotten Conflict

When historians expound on the most important action in the Civil War, they usually focus on battles fought east of…

From Padres to Presidents

The Commerce Street Bridge—one of the state’s oldest bridge sites—stands at a confluence of time and place in downtown San…

Bent on Boats

Inside a historic boat barn in Port Aransas, a small group gathered around a newly built wooden skiff to sign…

Bellows in the Blood

Randall Jackson planted himself in the center of the dance floor and focused on the stage. The 21-year-old watched closely…

Out of this World!

We don’t want to accidentally launch anything, so don’t touch any buttons,” says David Cisco, a former spacecraft technician who…

Grand by Design

A spotlight pierces the darkened theater as an acoustic guitarist fingerpicks the opening notes of a tune. Tonight’s star, nattily…

The Men in Blue

The Lone Star State has long celebrated its Wild West history—the gritty pioneers, the proud Native Americans, and the hardened…

Eternal Value

National Park Ranger Marten Schmitz retrieves a palm-sized chunk of Alibates flint rock from the dried short-grass prairie. “Here’s a…

Under the Comanche Moon

Who, on Earth, can resist the allure of a full moon? Twelve nights each year, we gaze into the sky…

Western Specters

Concordia Cemetery in central El Paso doesn’t look like much at first sight. The disparate collection of headstones, crosses, and…

In the Creative Moment

The artist, inventor, architect, and teacher Buck Winn first beheld the hills of Wimberley in the late 1930s. Enchanted by…

The Great Camel Experiment

Doug Baum’s farm outside of Waco looks like most others in Central Texas. There are a few scattered, scrubby mesquite…
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