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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?

…1883. And Jack set up a Western-themed hotel with a saloon and shooting gallery outside the Philadelphia Centennial in 1876,…

All Hat: Cowboy Hats Brim with Style

All Hat: Cowboy Hats Brim with Style

…his brother Jim in 1911. To celebrate Peters Bros.’ centennial in 2011, Peters plans to make 100 hats of 100%…

Driving FM 170

Driving FM 170

…Historic Site. First, I note conflicting historical markers. The 1936 marker, set up to acknowledge the Texas Centennial, explains that…

Make Waves This Winter

Make Waves This Winter

…in 2011 of the centennial of the island’s elegant Hotel Galvez & Spa, a landmark that heralded the island’s recovery…

Inside These Walls: A Personal Reflection on the Alamo

Inside These Walls: A Personal Reflection on the Alamo

…federal monetary assistance, the Texas Centennial Commission in 1936 enlisted a prolific Italian-born sculptor, Pompeo Coppini, to conceive and execute…

Where Independence Was Won

Where Independence Was Won

…yards of concrete was poured each minute, construction required three years, starting during the state’s centennial year. The grand opening…

Ghosts of Galveston

Ghosts of Galveston

…ghost stories and the recently renovated, 224-room hotel—built in 1911 and preparing for its upcoming centennial gala—Hasan is a veritable…

The Wittliff Collections: Sharing a Spirit of Place

The Wittliff Collections: Sharing a Spirit of Place

centennial of the great Farm Security Administration photographer Russell Lee to the Texas prison-farm artistry of Danny Lyon. The grand…

The Dinosaur Highway

The Dinosaur Highway

In the 1930s, some Glen Rose-area farmers sold dinosaur tracks they excavated from the Paluxy riverbed. (Photo courtesy…

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