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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

Felipe: Founded in 1824 on a Brazos River bluff, San Felipe served as Empresario Stephen F. Austin’s colonial capital until…

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

to his father’s side of the family, who all gathered at the family lake house for the Fourth of July…

What’s That Smell? San Antonio Zoo’s Corpse Flower Is Ready To Bloom

What’s That Smell? San Antonio Zoo’s Corpse Flower Is Ready To Bloom

the stench of the 5-foot corpse flower that bloomed at the Mast Arboretum at Stephen F. Austin University. Six years…

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

Seventh Street in Austin. “The Father of Texas,” Stephen F. Austin, rests here, as do Bigfoot Wallace, botanic physician Gideon…

A Fresh Spin on Fayetteville

A Fresh Spin on Fayetteville

following morning, Lindy and I savor the Country Place breakfast of mini-quiches, fresh fruit, and stout coffee, then make a…

Guitar Heroes: Lone Start luthiers bring joy to the world

Guitar Heroes: Lone Start luthiers bring joy to the world

all sound different. Maybe the difference comes through our hands.” Bill Collings Austin By far the biggest shop in this…

Barbara Jordan Remembered

Barbara Jordan Remembered

for African Americans while in the Texas State Senate. Her grave rests behind that of Stephen F. Austin. Call 512/463-0605….

Now Open

Now Open

in March 2009, holds the promise for a 21st-Century renewal of the region where Stephen F. Austin issued his first…

Four for Fall: 2010

Four for Fall: 2010

dean of the Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture at Stephen F. Austin State University. “You have to get…

Still Waters Run Deep

Still Waters Run Deep

by Dr. Francis F. Wells, one of Stephen F. Austin’s Old Three Hundred colonists, and Wells’ sister-in-law, Pamelia McNutt Porter,…

The Wittliff Collections: Sharing a Spirit of Place

The Wittliff Collections: Sharing a Spirit of Place

Sonoma, California, drinking the heart out of a fine spring afternoon.” Even in the final draft, he had to take…

Nacogdoches Daytripper

Nacogdoches Daytripper

than just stale history on the campus of Stephen F. Austin State University, named for the “Father of Texas,” who…

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