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The Spirit of Diamond Bessie Lives On In New Novel Inspired By Jefferson’s Famous Murder Trial

The Spirit of Diamond Bessie Lives On In New Novel Inspired By Jefferson’s Famous Murder Trial

The Jefferson Playhouse transforms into an 1877 courtroom for the historical drama. Photo by Michael Amador. In downtown Grapevine, novelist…

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

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

…before heading north and east to cross the Red River into Oklahoma,” W.K. Stratton says. At the Hardeman County Historical

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

…LeBleu, a curator at the Gillespie County Historical Society. “It really connected the town to the larger world and was…

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…of cultural, historical, and recreational interest and serves as the state’s primary fulfillment publication. More than 500 cities are included…

The Battle Between Two Lizards In Texas Is a Win for UT Arlington Biologists

The Battle Between Two Lizards In Texas Is a Win for UT Arlington Biologists

…) turned up, the prairie lizard ( Sceloporus consobrinus ) was conspicuously absent, even in areas where historical records indicated…

My Hometown: Presidio Has Been a Frontier Crossroads For Centuries

My Hometown: Presidio Has Been a Frontier Crossroads For Centuries

…nonprofit group. But it’s not marked, so we’re trying to raise some funds to build fencing, and a historical marker…

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

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

…1992 article in the Southwestern Historical Quarterly by Scottish historian Marjory Harper. Meanwhile, conditions for the convicts were harsh: long…

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

…to Goldthwaite, home to the Texas Botanical Gardens at Legacy Plaza and Mills County Historical Museum (note, the museum is…

Texas Highways Wins 2 City and Regional Magazine Awards, 11 International Regional Magazine Association Gold Prizes

Texas Highways Wins 2 City and Regional Magazine Awards, 11 International Regional Magazine Association Gold Prizes

…“She is a stylistically ambitious and versatile writer.” Other gold prize finishes included Public Issues, Historical Feature, Travel Feature, Recreation…

Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

…a mesa just above the Alvino House, also includes the restored Magdalena House with historical exhibits and the restored Garlick…

Three Danes Baking Company Finds a New Audience For Old World Treats

Three Danes Baking Company Finds a New Audience For Old World Treats

On the first Friday and Saturday of each month, a steady stream of customers parks at the back…

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

…intrigued by the complicated historical and cultural connections between Puerto Rico and my Texas version of it. Corpus Christi—Latin for…

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

…the album Prison Songs: Historical Recordings from Parchman Farm 1947-48 Vol. 1: Murderous Home, was sampled on the 2015 song…

Dave’s: A Pawn Shop Is Filled to the Brim With Historical, Eclectic, and Cryptic Artifacts

Dave’s: A Pawn Shop Is Filled to the Brim With Historical, Eclectic, and Cryptic Artifacts

Dave’s is situated inside the oldest and last surviving false-front structure in the city. South El Paso Street…

In Galveston, Reenacting the Famous Order of Juneteenth Has Special Meaning

In Galveston, Reenacting the Famous Order of Juneteenth Has Special Meaning

Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger was the Union Army commander in Texas during the end of slavery. Photo courtesy Galveston Historical

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