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

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

…South Plains, and the Notch, that corner of the state where the Panhandle starts and the Rolling Plains ends, west…

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…

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

Museum of Natural History, Bryan: This museum features exhibits covering the Brazos Valley’s history back to the Ice Age, including…

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

…petrified 113-million-year-old footsteps of dinosaurs.1629 Park Road 59.254-897-4588; tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/dinosaur-valley Billy the Kid Museum – Hico The museum displays Old West…

Texas Grit: How the Dust Bowl Changed the Course of History in the Texas Panhandle

Texas Grit: How the Dust Bowl Changed the Course of History in the Texas Panhandle

the communities that survived the calamity and stuck around to share their memories. Museums across the Panhandle Plains illuminate various…

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

plains of Texas. And both are adaptable and swift, with a wary disposition. Alas, according to ongoing research carried out…

Minimalism to the Max in Marfa

Minimalism to the Max in Marfa

…Donald Judd: Selected Works 1960-1991 (Museum of Modern Art, Saitama and Museum of Modern Art, Shiga, 1999); Art in the…

Spirit of 66

Spirit of 66

…of the Oklahoma-Texas line, Shamrock rises from the plains with a smattering of Art Deco buildings that date to the…

San Antonio Artist Captures Latino Community in Public Artworks

San Antonio Artist Captures Latino Community in Public Artworks

…still lives. Many of those works are held in private collections and museums, like the San Antonio Museum of Art…

All Hat: Cowboy Hats Brim with Style

All Hat: Cowboy Hats Brim with Style

…settlers adopted the protective headwear, too, and in 1865, Philadelphia hatmaker John Batterson Stetson introduced his “Boss of the Plains”…

Lost Gold of the Palo Duro

Lost Gold of the Palo Duro

…history at the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum in Canyon, says the tale is typical of the lost-treasure stories that abound in…

Abilene at Full Gallop

Abilene at Full Gallop

…slightly at first—is my favorite time to visit Abilene. Here, on the broad plains that once nurtured vast herds of…

Hills of Home

Hills of Home

…and wildly colorful. And at The Falls on the Colorado Museum, I admire a faded black-and-white photo of former Marble…

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

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

…high-speed wireless internet and fresh flowers. Nearby diversions include artisan shops, museums, and painted churches. The restful, country setting will…

Welcome to Quitaque

Welcome to Quitaque

…86 are mostly abandoned now. What’s really interesting, though, is that some of the display windows encase quirky museum-like exhibits,…

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