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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

The Texas State Capitol. Photo by Stan A. Williams The Texas Capitol is famous for the sunset red granite that…

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

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

…already in the works for a new Texas Capitol when a fire burned its predecessor in 1881. To construct the…

10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

…containing three white stars.   5. Find Historic Flags on Display In the Texas Capitol, the original Battle Flag of…

Looking for a Saloon? Bandera’s Historic 11th Street Cowboy Bar Is For Sale

Looking for a Saloon? Bandera’s Historic 11th Street Cowboy Bar Is For Sale

…Little Bar in Texas.” According to the listing, the asking price for the half-acre property in the Cowboy Capitol of…

With a New Album Out, 81-Year-Old Delbert McClinton Reflects on His Six-Decade Career

With a New Album Out, 81-Year-Old Delbert McClinton Reflects on His Six-Decade Career

…McClinton promoted the album playing at Castle Creek, a listening club located by the state Capitol in Austin. Accompanied by…

Land of Big Sam

Land of Big Sam

…Interstate 45. An attractive, helpful visitor center is at its base. (Photo by Skeeter Hagler) Historic Capitol Hill, one of…

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

…keynote address to the 1976 National Democratic Convention. In 1979, health concerns caused Barbara to leave Capitol Hill and accept…

Barbara Jordan Remembered

Barbara Jordan Remembered

…claim area. Inside the Texas State Capitol, Barbara Jordan’s portrait hangs in the Senate Chamber. Call 512/305-8400. Browse Jordan’s personal…

Oh, Henry!

Oh, Henry!

…where he married Athol Estes Roach, whom he had met at the cornerstone-laying ceremony for the new state capitol. During…

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