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Find Dinosaur Tracks and Ax-Throwing on a Weekend Getaway to Glen Rose

Find Dinosaur Tracks and Ax-Throwing on a Weekend Getaway to Glen Rose

…a demonstration garden maintained by the Somervell County Master Gardeners. 6 / SOMERVELL COUNTY MUSEUMFossilized mammoth and mastodon bones, a…

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…

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

…Street from the Travis County Courthouse. Formerly called the Stokes Building, it is currently known as the Travis County Ned…

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

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

…of Wichita Falls. Charles A. Smith of New Home in Lynn County sculpted the arrows for the trail program, which…

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

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

…you drive out in the countryside here in Fayette County, almost all the county roads are going to have a…

Hill Country Gem: Mason

Hill Country Gem: Mason

…square, Mason’s own mini-Trafalgar and one of the largest courthouse squares in Texas. Mason’s epicenter is the 1910 Classical Revival…

Wildfires Continue Across Texas as Temperatures Soar and Droughts Worsen

Wildfires Continue Across Texas as Temperatures Soar and Droughts Worsen

…most recent being the Chalk Mountain Fire in Somervell County near Dallas-Fort Worth. The fire at Chalk Mountain has burned…

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

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

…the Del Rio Evening News, the radio psychics invited Val Verde County folks to attend the Bandera County Rodeo at…

The History of Glen Rose Can Be Told Through Its Prehistoric Petrified Wood

The History of Glen Rose Can Be Told Through Its Prehistoric Petrified Wood

…utilizing petrified wood—ancient trees turned to stone—in the construction of homes, businesses, walls, wells, and other structures. The Somervell County

Shumla Treks Offer a Revealing Look at the Ancient Rock Art of Southwest Texas

Shumla Treks Offer a Revealing Look at the Ancient Rock Art of Southwest Texas

…art sites in the rugged canyonlands of Val Verde County. The group has hiked here as part of a new…

Editor’s Note: Preserved Paradise

Editor’s Note: Preserved Paradise

The upper Guadalupe River originates in western Kerr County. Photo by Alison Lyons. I’ve lived in the Hill Country for…

The Lost History of Texas Granite that Never Made it to the Capitol

The Lost History of Texas Granite that Never Made it to the Capitol

…red granite from Burnet County, with limestone lining the inside walls. A total of 188,518 cubic feet of granite was…

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

…idea of the Hill Country. The terrain is another matter: The Bosque County seat of Meridian is ringed by low,…

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…forks until the Brazos finally becomes a river where the Double Mountain and Salt forks converge in northeast Stonewall County,…

Capturing the Tenacity and Persistence of the Mesquite

Capturing the Tenacity and Persistence of the Mesquite

…and Cappadona Ranch mesquite bean apple brie crostini. Subscribe to Texas Highways In Starr County, north of Rio Grande City,…

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