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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?

…by Matthew Kerns, tracks Omohundro’s days as a schoolteacher, cowboy, scout, hunting guide, frontier thespian, and one-half of a pioneer…

My Hometown: Presidio Has Been a Frontier Crossroads For Centuries

My Hometown: Presidio Has Been a Frontier Crossroads For Centuries

Located near the junction of the Rio Grande and Rio Conchos, Presidio has been a frontier crossroads for centuries. The…

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

…more toward Austin’s dusty, frontier past than its gleaming, high-tech future. Take Last Gangster’s inciting incident: On December 3, 1976,…

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

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

…layer of frontier myth has encrusted la frontera pretty much from the time when human beings first laid eyes on…

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

frontier village at the Whitehead Memorial Museum that gives you an idea of what this area was like 150 years…

Bugle Call at Fort McKavett

Bugle Call at Fort McKavett

…in ruins) comprise what has been called the best preserved, most intact example of a Texas frontier fort. In the…

Something’s Afoot in Bandera

Something’s Afoot in Bandera

…Bandera more than Frontier Times magazine publisher J. Marvin Hunter, who also chronicled frontier history and lore for more than…

Abilene at Full Gallop

Abilene at Full Gallop

…Browder watched area tourism increase with the 2004 opening of downtown’s Frontier Texas, a multimedia museum showcasing the 1780-1880 Texas…

An Intverview with Elmer Kelton

An Intverview with Elmer Kelton

…would urge you to visit old Fort Concho, the frontier fort that spawned what became San Angelo. It is probably…

Goodbye to a River Turns 50

Goodbye to a River Turns 50

…and frontier history of the Brazos River before proposed dams downstream forever altered the river’s natural flow and surroundings. Graves,…

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

…the frontier-era Ponderosa Ranch with father Ben and brothers Adam and Little Joe. No matter that the fictional Ponderosa sprawled…

Madera Canyon Trail

Madera Canyon Trail

…Almost literally. A warm tail wind out of Marfa swept us up into the desert frontier town—at an altitude of…

All Hat: Cowboy Hats Brim with Style

All Hat: Cowboy Hats Brim with Style

…“And after you look at the hat for a while, it even looks like ’em.” In Bandera, the Frontier Times…

Museum Masterpieces: Must-see picks

Museum Masterpieces: Must-see picks

…pyramidic addition to, the Art Museum of South Texas in Corpus Christi (shown); the frontier-inspired, covered wagon/saddle-like Hardy Holzman Pfeiffer’s…

Alpine’s Edge: More Alpine Discoveries

Alpine’s Edge: More Alpine Discoveries

…The Maverick Inn, 1200 E. Holland Ave., 432/837-0628. Antelope Lodge & Last Frontier Museum, 2310 W. US 90, 800/880-8106 or…

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