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The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…the Texas Republic, this complex contains a replica of Independence Hall—where delegates signed the Texas Declaration of Independence—a riverside exhibit…

10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

…delegates along with the Texas constitution and declaration of independence. “The problem is, because the records of the convention are…

What a 500-Year-Old Tree Taught Me About Putting Down Roots

What a 500-Year-Old Tree Taught Me About Putting Down Roots

…derives from its independence of man, its pristine Otherness,” writer Michael Pollan mused in an essay about trees for The…

For Female Country Singers From Texas, There’s Something in the Water

For Female Country Singers From Texas, There’s Something in the Water

…a deep-in-the-soil kind of thing that clearly starts from birth. That coupled with a fierce reverence for independence makes for…

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

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

…provincial capital of Tejas was established at Los Adaes from 1729 to 1770. With Texas independence came offshoots of the…

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

…grandfather, Samuel Maverick, signed the Texas Declaration of Independence. A large promotional poster on view in the exhibition was created…

Where Independence Was Won

Where Independence Was Won

…literally represent the battle that crowned Texas’ quest for independence with Houston’s decisive victory over Santa Anna’s troops and the…

Land of Big Sam

Land of Big Sam

…and statesman Sam Houston, the hometown hero of Texas Independence, town fathers once imagined a capitol dome atop this prominent…

Ship Shape

Ship Shape

…South Texas celebrates three important milestones: The bicentennial of Latin American independence from Spain, the 234th anniversary of U.S. independence,…

Hunting for Haunted Galveston

Hunting for Haunted Galveston

…occupying it as well. Michel B. Menard, one of Galveston’s founders and a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence,…

The Great, Grape Plains

The Great, Grape Plains

…winemaker, says he’s especially proud of a small-batch wine called “1836,” a syrah-cabernet sauvignon blend that honors Texas’ independence. It’s…

Inside These Walls: A Personal Reflection on the Alamo

Inside These Walls: A Personal Reflection on the Alamo

…restoring the structure in the early 1850s. But that roofline symbolizes Texans’ tradition of valor, pride, and independence. My dad…

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Quirky Quarters

Quirky Quarters

…the silent “h”), who launched the Mexican fight for independence from Spain in 1810. Then, during the Texas Revolution, on…

True, Texas: What is it? Where is it?

True, Texas: What is it? Where is it?

…buildings reflect the independence and fortitude of a resolute people determined to create order and permanence out of a vast…

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