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Spring Road Trips : From Kolaches to the Comanche to the Kings Highway

Spring Road Trips : From Kolaches to the Comanche to the Kings Highway

…frequent Comanche lingering place, laced with creeks and rivers, is where the tribe conducted considerable trade with Comanchero settlers to…

Texas’ Route 67 Is Route 66 Without the Cheap Souvenirs

Texas’ Route 67 Is Route 66 Without the Cheap Souvenirs

…little hamlets like Dublin, Comanche, and Ballinger pass by. Downtown Comanche, which looks like it was assembled on a studio…

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…the Brazos courses through tall limestone bluffs and steep cedar-covered slopes. This was Comanche territory 150 years ago, later immortalized…

Traces of Texas’ Throwback Thursday: Quanah Parker and Three of His Wives

Traces of Texas’ Throwback Thursday: Quanah Parker and Three of His Wives

Photo courtesy of the Smithsonian. CC0 1.0 Comanche leader Quanah Parker with three of his eight wives at his “Star…

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

…multiethnic town with Czech, German, Scottish, and Irish residents. Meanwhile, his mom was from Comanche, which was the seat of…

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

…Priddy, Comanche, De Leon, Desdemona, Strawn—but in the early days they were as unknown to me as foreign countries. There’s…

My Hometown: Presidio Has Been a Frontier Crossroads For Centuries

My Hometown: Presidio Has Been a Frontier Crossroads For Centuries

…including the Jumano, Apache, and Comanche. Today, Presidio is anchored by local businesses, U.S. Customs and Border Protection offices, and…

Who Was the Historic Figure Behind Texas Jack Wild West Outfitter in Fredericksburg?

Who Was the Historic Figure Behind Texas Jack Wild West Outfitter in Fredericksburg?

…a Comanche raiding party and delivered him to a Fort Worth orphanage. (It’s unclear if Texas Jack Jr. was the…

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

…a soldier in Spanish uniform. Roberts says these paintings could have been made in the 1700s— possibly by Comanche or…

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

…through the boomtown ghost town of Desdemona to Comanche, where you can stop for a bite to eat at the…

Chain of Jewels

Chain of Jewels

…Rd. off Comanche Trail, 512/854-7275. Volente Beach Waterpark, 16107 FM 2769, Leander, 512/258-5109. The Oasis, 6550 Comanche Trail, Austin, 512/266-2442….

Ranger Creek Ranch

Ranger Creek Ranch

…farming peoples, and then, during Marcy’s time, by the mighty Comanche, who often baffled pursuing Texas Rangers, bounty hunters, and…

The Comanche Medicine Mounds Remain a Spiritual Refuge for the Storied Tribe

The Comanche Medicine Mounds Remain a Spiritual Refuge for the Storied Tribe

the morning sun rises. Comanche trail Explore more history of the Comanches and Quanah Parker at sites surrounding the Comanche

Historic Moment in Granbury

Historic Moment in Granbury

…the lake to Comanche Peak, the prominent geographic and historical landmark. After the salad, sandwiches, and dessert, Inn on Lake…

New Finds, Old Faves

New Finds, Old Faves

…Lubbock, Brennan Vineyards in Comanche, and Lost Oak Winery in Burleson) that opened in April 2012. I liked 4.0’s contemporary…

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