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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?

…remembered in Fredericksburg, where the logo for Texas Jack Wild West Outfitters includes Omohundro’s likeness. “My dad, Mike Harvey, who…

The Wild Extremes Texas Photographers Go To for Thrilling Storm Shots

The Wild Extremes Texas Photographers Go To for Thrilling Storm Shots

…“films featuring tornadoes.” First, we have Galveston native King Vidor, who survived that city’s great hurricane of 1900. Though he…

In ‘The Last Karankawas,’ Kimberley Garza Highlights South Texas Communities Often Overlooked

In ‘The Last Karankawas,’ Kimberley Garza Highlights South Texas Communities Often Overlooked

…Brownsville, as Hurricane Ike bears down on the Gulf Coast in 2008. Will the various characters flee the coast and…

Texas Beaches Are Awash In Baby Dolls, Messages in a Bottle, and Other Oddities

Texas Beaches Are Awash In Baby Dolls, Messages in a Bottle, and Other Oddities

…water from the Caribbean into the Gulf, which can intensify the strength of a hurricane. Aside from horrifying doll body…

Galveston Island State Park’s Beachside Set to Reopen for First Time Since 2019

Galveston Island State Park’s Beachside Set to Reopen for First Time Since 2019

…notably Hurricane Ike in 2008. With the help of personnel and volunteers, the park was cleaned up and temporarily reopened…

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

…the past at the burial places of our ancestors. As Bill Harvey observes in his 2003 book, Texas Ceme­teries, “A…

Ghosts of Galveston

Ghosts of Galveston

…tragedies washed over Galveston as regularly as the tides: deadly fires, yellow-fever epidemics, and hurricanes. Anecdotally, this legacy of destruction…

Hunting for Haunted Galveston

Hunting for Haunted Galveston

…and the tragic events of the 1900 hurricane. The “Great Storm” of September 8, 1900, killed at least 6,000 Galveston…

Track to the Future: Train Museums

Track to the Future: Train Museums

…occupies an airy, new building across from the city’s original Santa Fe Railway Depot and Fred Harvey House and displays…

Into the Big Thicket

Into the Big Thicket

…rains had closed most of the classic Big Thicket paddling options during my visit. Downed wood from Hurricane Ike last…

A Stitch in Time

A Stitch in Time

The 1877-era sailing ship Elissa lost only one sail during Hurricane Ike’s rampage through Galveston. (Photo courtesy of Galveston Historical…

In the Ballpark: A TH moment with Nolan Ryan

In the Ballpark: A TH moment with Nolan Ryan

…that you put in the family garage when a hurricane was coming. RYAN: Yeah, I talked my parents into letting…

Tyler Made

Tyler Made

…Garden. On Oct. 9, 2010, the group holds a conference and plant sale in Harvey Hall, 2000 W. Front St.,…

Where’s Martha? (Marfa)

Where’s Martha? (Marfa)

Harvey Strobridge, who directed the first transcontinental railroad in the 1860s and again the southern route two decades later. According…

Hills of Home

Hills of Home

…church congregation displaced by Hurricane Katrina), will doubtless provide the best eating day of my trip. The next morning begins…

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