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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

…kolaches including bacon and cheese. Leaving Aggieland, take State Highway 47 north to State Highway 21 West, a 27-mile jog…

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

…State Highway 35 and Corpus Christi will not be confused for the Pacific Coast Highway and Big Sur, but this…

Texas’ Route 67 Is Route 66 Without the Cheap Souvenirs

Texas’ Route 67 Is Route 66 Without the Cheap Souvenirs

golden rays of sunlight fanning out from behind. Subscribe to Texas Highways Onward along the highway, lush deciduous trees give…

Comedian William Lee Martin Takes His Texas-Bred Jokes to the World

Comedian William Lee Martin Takes His Texas-Bred Jokes to the World

…country singers Loretta Lynn and George Strait. Martin refined his act on cruise ships, self-financed his first TV special (Let…

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

…Texas acts that played the room, attracting celebrities including Mick Jagger. John Belushi, the breakout star of Saturday Night Live,…

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

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

Visitors to Benavides can find its welcome sign on State Highway 359. Photo courtesy Yvonne Palacios. If you meet Yvonne…

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

…two-lane country roads, I began to appreciate the expansiveness of my new state. We took State Highway 183 to SH…

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

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

…the center hopes to focus efforts on maintenance of the buildings, beautification of the grounds, and the addition of more…

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?

…power couple after his 1873 marriage to Italian-born prima ballerina (and occasional actress and operetta diva) Giuseppina Morlacchi. If you’re…

50 Years Ago, Willie Nelson United Cowboys and Hippies at the Armadillo World Headquarters

50 Years Ago, Willie Nelson United Cowboys and Hippies at the Armadillo World Headquarters

…from the crowd.” Country acts usually played for their contracted amount of time— between an hour and 90 minutes—but Willie,…

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

…Subscribe to Texas Highways In 2010, Montagne netted his first paddlefish, from Lake Texoma on the Oklahoma border. He and…

Texas Singer-Songwriter Robert Earl Keen is Retiring After a 40-Year Wild Ride

Texas Singer-Songwriter Robert Earl Keen is Retiring After a 40-Year Wild Ride

…he talked about his storied career and plans for his next act. Subscribe to Texas Highways TH: How long had…

With New Performances, John Lomax III Fuels the Lomax Family Legacy of Preserving American Folk Songs

With New Performances, John Lomax III Fuels the Lomax Family Legacy of Preserving American Folk Songs

…and cool: seguing from writing to managing artists like Townes Van Zandt, Steve Earle, David Olney, The Cactus Brothers, Kasey…

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

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

…officials found this to be a violation of the Alien Contract Labor Act and fined Wilke $65,000, according to a…

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

…“racy” acts as wrestling matches and chorus girls dressed in flapper outfits—in violation of the city’s Sunday closing laws. She…

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