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The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…Museum of Natural History, Bryan: This museum features exhibits covering the Brazos Valley’s history back to the Ice Age, including…

Women Take Center Stage In Baylor University’s New Exhibition about Theater in Texas

Women Take Center Stage In Baylor University’s New Exhibition about Theater in Texas

…a book on Black performance in the state called Stages of Struggle and Celebration: A Production History of Black Theatre…

Shumla Treks Offer a Revealing Look at the Ancient Rock Art of Southwest Texas

Shumla Treks Offer a Revealing Look at the Ancient Rock Art of Southwest Texas

…painted in rich hues of red, yellow, and black. This is Black Cave, one of more than 300 documented rock…

Go Wild for New Texas Nature Documentary Narrated by Matthew McConaughey

Go Wild for New Texas Nature Documentary Narrated by Matthew McConaughey

Courtesy Fin and Fur Films Watch out, David Attenborough. As we see in Texas’ first feature length natural history film,…

10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

…piece of fabric—it represents Texas’ complex history, the pride of its residents, and its unique identity as a state. On…

The Stories Behind Texas’ Quirkiest Town Names

The Stories Behind Texas’ Quirkiest Town Names

…of Texas Place Names, a book that explores the characters, myths, and history behind the state’s most curious names. TH:…

Find Dinosaur Tracks and Ax-Throwing on a Weekend Getaway to Glen Rose

Find Dinosaur Tracks and Ax-Throwing on a Weekend Getaway to Glen Rose

Rivers course through the history of Glen Rose. Settled in 1849 by brothers Charles and George Barnard, this settlement in…

Roadside Oddity: How a Champion Baton Twirler Inspired Benavides’ Welcome Sign

Roadside Oddity: How a Champion Baton Twirler Inspired Benavides’ Welcome Sign

…Palacios went on stage with a simple black leotard and skirt from a ballet store. “The costume cost $10, and…

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

Old Tunnel State Park sits on a brush-covered limestone ridge that divides the watersheds of the Guadalupe and…

Can the Sugar Land Space Cowboys Help Houston Embrace Its True Nickname?

Can the Sugar Land Space Cowboys Help Houston Embrace Its True Nickname?

…the entire history of nicknames.” “Bonus points off since every wannabe comic in America has already made a Maurice joke…

A Century of Recorded Country Music Started With Texas Fiddler Eck Robertson

A Century of Recorded Country Music Started With Texas Fiddler Eck Robertson

…like history was being made. Released in September 1922, the record was not promoted by Victor until the next spring…

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

…and bars, shop windows decorated with bright colors and local pride, nostalgia and modernity, bustle and cheer, culture and history,…

How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

Grazed and Confused The Hill Country’s history of overgrazing sparks conservation-minded ranching By Asher Elbein Livestock are a common sight…

13 Things to Do Along the Texas Coast

13 Things to Do Along the Texas Coast

1 Explore Coastal History: Though Battleship Texas in La Porte is locked in a struggle for restoration, Tall Ship Elissa…

Texas Grit: How the Dust Bowl Changed the Course of History in the Texas Panhandle

Texas Grit: How the Dust Bowl Changed the Course of History in the Texas Panhandle

…important anniversaries (April marks 79 years since the infamous “Black Sunday” dust storm of 1935), the passing of the last…

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