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Polka Music? Czech! Kolaches? Czech! Get Ready for Slavnost in La Grange

Polka Music? Czech! Kolaches? Czech! Get Ready for Slavnost in La Grange

…Cultural Center. For a long time, Czech influences on Texas culture have been overlooked, often overshadowed by the history and…

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

…theatrical arts. “We wanted to show the diversity of women in Texas theater history not only culturally but also in…

Roman Bust Discovered In Texas Dishes On Life As a Famous Antiquity

Roman Bust Discovered In Texas Dishes On Life As a Famous Antiquity

…Roman history, what can you tell us about Pompey the Avenger and his family? Roman bust: Well, he was a…

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

Germans of Texas. Head For the Hills Natural beauty, history, and culture mesh in the North Texas Hill Country. Dinosaur…

Coast Guard Tall Ship ‘Eagle’ Returns to Galveston for the First Time in 50 Years

Coast Guard Tall Ship ‘Eagle’ Returns to Galveston for the First Time in 50 Years

…mixed crew of American “coasties” and the ship’s original German crew sailed Eagle from Germany to its new home port…

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

…dawn. Temple Smith was in San Antonio on business when he heard about Fredericksburg, a thriving German community that needed…

The Daytripper Explores Castroville’s Alsatian Culture

The Daytripper Explores Castroville’s Alsatian Culture

Photo by Chelsey Doering Texas is rich with evidence of its Spanish, German, and Mexican roots. But proof of our…

There’s More to Muenster

There’s More to Muenster

…preservation of local history. The German sausage platter—bratwurst and other German sausage, sauerkraut, and rye bread, plus homemade German potato…

New Braunfels: Unwind Time

New Braunfels: Unwind Time

…a soaring ceiling testifies to the restaurant’s history. White tablecloths and plush, upholstered booths separated by fluted German glass complement…

Follow the Smoke, Central Texas BBQ

Follow the Smoke, Central Texas BBQ

…up both warm German potato salad and sauerkraut that’s better than anybody back in Germany might dream of. “And people…

Roma Bluffs Birding Center Draws birders and history buffs

Roma Bluffs Birding Center Draws birders and history buffs

…during the 19th Century. Several of the structures were designed by Heinrich Portscheller, a German architect who arrived in 1879…

The National Museum of the Pacific War

The National Museum of the Pacific War

…out-of-town guests to Fredericksburg to show them the Hill Country and to eat German food at one of the town’s…

New Adventures in Old La Grange

New Adventures in Old La Grange

…shopping and history, browsing a boutique with a storied past is a special treat. South of the Hermes Building, I…

Shifting Sands of Monahans

Shifting Sands of Monahans

…300 buildings occupied by more than 6,500 officers and enlisted men. Later in the war, the base included a German

Nacogdoches Daytripper

Nacogdoches Daytripper

Texas history runs deep, so to be the “oldest” anything in the state is a rather special feat. This notion…

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