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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

…tour, for those who can’t get there, bits of its history are scattered around Austin and the state. Upon its…

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…

Women Take Center Stage In Baylor University’s New Exhibition about Theater in Texas

Women Take Center Stage In Baylor University’s New Exhibition about Theater in Texas

…theatrical arts. “We wanted to show the diversity of women in Texas theater history not only culturally but also in…

10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

…piece of fabric—it represents Texas’ complex history, the pride of its residents, and its unique identity as a state. On…

The Stories Behind Texas’ Quirkiest Town Names

The Stories Behind Texas’ Quirkiest Town Names

…of Texas Place Names, a book that explores the characters, myths, and history behind the state’s most curious names. TH:…

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

…a deep history that I-10 lacks. The two- and occasional four-lane highway follows the original route west for stagecoaches and…

Step Back In Time At El Paso’s Gardner Hotel As It Celebrates 100 Years

Step Back In Time At El Paso’s Gardner Hotel As It Celebrates 100 Years

…a museum, the Gardner Hotel and Hostel in downtown El Paso still holds a treasure trove of history as it…

Polka Music? Czech! Kolaches? Czech! Get Ready for Slavnost in La Grange

Polka Music? Czech! Kolaches? Czech! Get Ready for Slavnost in La Grange

…Cultural Center. For a long time, Czech influences on Texas culture have been overlooked, often overshadowed by the history and…

Roman Bust Discovered In Texas Dishes On Life As a Famous Antiquity

Roman Bust Discovered In Texas Dishes On Life As a Famous Antiquity

…Roman history, what can you tell us about Pompey the Avenger and his family? Roman bust: Well, he was a…

Texas Humor’s Founder Jay B. Sauceda Considers the Texas Identity

Texas Humor’s Founder Jay B. Sauceda Considers the Texas Identity

…Texan in me would say it’s because we just have a more lush history than everybody else, and maybe the…

Rinsing Wagons in the San Antonio River

Rinsing Wagons in the San Antonio River

…River has played an outsized role in the state’s history. Sustaining at least 11,000 years of human habitation, its spring-fed…

Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

…the park’s cultural history adds a key layer of understanding. “It’s hard to imagine—to know people lived here and the…

At the Toilet Seat Art Museum in The Colony, You’ll Feel Moved By the Creativity

At the Toilet Seat Art Museum in The Colony, You’ll Feel Moved By the Creativity

…love for America and his wife, who passed away in 2013, as well as chronicling the history of his surgeries)…

JewBoy Burgers Bring Cultures Together

JewBoy Burgers Bring Cultures Together

…him about the optics of calling a restaurant JewBoy, Pittle enlightens me with some Texas history: Kinky Friedman, a former…

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?

…to Texas Highways Kerns, a digital archivist and historian in Chattanooga, Tennessee, who runs the Western history website Dime Library,…

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