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Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

…especially concerning the northern boundary. About 45 miles northwest of Waco and 70 miles south of Fort Worth, it’s nobody’s…

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

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

…as well start in West, located on Interstate 35 about 20 miles north of Waco—and you might just as well…

Ancient Mosasaur Discovery Has Us Wondering Where Texas Ranks for Fossils

Ancient Mosasaur Discovery Has Us Wondering Where Texas Ranks for Fossils

…prospecting around the North Sulphur River happened upon a skeleton emerging from a streambed 80 miles northeast of Dallas. He…

10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

…the Confederate States of America, and the United States of America. The six flags tell the story of the deep…

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

…a contrarian and head northeast to do the Bonham-Paris Loop. These two towns in near Northeast Texas are only 39…

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

…first family of American music folklore. It was a surprise, then, to hear John Lomax III tell me in his…

A New Book Explores How Psychics Thrived on Texas Border Radio Stations

A New Book Explores How Psychics Thrived on Texas Border Radio Stations

…unheard-of levels of power that covered the entire continent of North America, with the Rio Grande [region] of Texas being…

At the Toilet Seat Art Museum in The Colony, You’ll Feel Moved By the Creativity

At the Toilet Seat Art Museum in The Colony, You’ll Feel Moved By the Creativity

…30-minute drive north of downtown Dallas—in 2019. It now boasts around 1,400 total pieces of artwork, most of them toilet…

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

…partner had accepted a job at the University of North Texas. My sisters and I immediately got into our cars…

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…

Kerrville Folk Festival Celebrates 50 Years of Music, Community, and Lasting Memories

Kerrville Folk Festival Celebrates 50 Years of Music, Community, and Lasting Memories

…first campfire you’ve ever had on the main stage.’” Keith Grimwood Grimwood, one-half of the duo Trout Fishing in America,…

From Bluebonnets to Pecans to Domino Game? Texas Can’t Get Enough of Its State Symbols

From Bluebonnets to Pecans to Domino Game? Texas Can’t Get Enough of Its State Symbols

…honor the American opossum as Texas State Varmint. Being smart kids, they chose the opossum over the raccoon and the…

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

…the echo of their detonations rattling inside my chest. I wasn’t typically stirred to tears by pyrotechnics, but celebrating America

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

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

…its way to the United States via an American soldier, who may have acquired it by looting the museum after…

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?

…rest of his short but thrilling Wild West life and career. A new biography, Texas Jack: America’s First Cowboy Star…

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