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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

a chunk of lost sunset red granite, don’t lose heart. Some rocks are still scattered along the Brushy Creek Greenbelt,…

How Prison Labor Helped Build the Texas Capitol in the 1880s

How Prison Labor Helped Build the Texas Capitol in the 1880s

…replacement—the building we know today—state officials settled on sunset red granite found in the Hill Country of Burnet County. Contractors…

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

granite headstone marking Presi­dent Johnson’s resting place and the stones of his ancestors’ graves can be viewed from outside a…

Hill Country Gem: Mason

Hill Country Gem: Mason

1928. Walt Disney’s film Old Yeller, based on the novel by Mason’s prolific native son Fred Gipson, premiered at the…

Paris, Anyone?

Paris, Anyone?

…gravesite, I also discovered the 1889 Wise House (a three-story, red-brick Victorian Queen Anne mansion built for a prominent English…

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