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The Lost History of Texas Granite that Never Made it to the Capitol

The Lost History of Texas Granite that Never Made it to the Capitol

…red granite from Burnet County, with limestone lining the inside walls. A total of 188,518 cubic feet of granite was…

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

…Street from the Travis County Courthouse. Formerly called the Stokes Building, it is currently known as the Travis County Ned…

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

Burnet, and Marble Falls, now has unpredictable bumper-to-bumper, stop-and-go traffic. To bypass these conditions, the time has come to suck…

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

…idea of the Hill Country. The terrain is another matter: The Bosque County seat of Meridian is ringed by low,…

How Prison Labor Helped Build the Texas Capitol in the 1880s

How Prison Labor Helped Build the Texas Capitol in the 1880s

…replacement—the building we know today—state officials settled on sunset red granite found in the Hill Country of Burnet County. Contractors…

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…Texas State History Museum Burnet County Tourism Cameron Park Zoo Cedar Park Tourism Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum City of Austin…

Holiday Lights: Glimmer, Glitter, Glow

Holiday Lights: Glimmer, Glitter, Glow

…of artificial snow and a “snow hill” for sledding. You can rent a sled or bring your own. In Burnet,…

Hills of Home

Hills of Home

…Falls, moved Fox, who was born in Burnet County, to write the music for the 1925 The Hills of Home….

Good Times = Good Works

Good Times = Good Works

…Fish Hatchery This 160-acre federal facility near Burnet provides striped bass to restore populations in Gulf waters and major tributaries,…

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