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10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

…Day, and it’s no secret that Texans have a special affection for their state flag. Found everywhere from stately buildings…

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

The Texas State Capitol. Photo by Stan A. Williams The Texas Capitol is famous for the sunset red granite that…

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

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

…already in the works for a new Texas Capitol when a fire burned its predecessor in 1881. To construct the…

Looking for a Saloon? Bandera’s Historic 11th Street Cowboy Bar Is For Sale

Looking for a Saloon? Bandera’s Historic 11th Street Cowboy Bar Is For Sale

…owner of one of the Lone Star State’s most famous country western bars has put the venue up for sale….

With a New Album Out, 81-Year-Old Delbert McClinton Reflects on His Six-Decade Career

With a New Album Out, 81-Year-Old Delbert McClinton Reflects on His Six-Decade Career

…McClinton promoted the album playing at Castle Creek, a listening club located by the state Capitol in Austin. Accompanied by…

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

…Elizabeth Crockett (1788-1860) rests in peace in Acton Cemetery (near Granbury), which contains the state’s smallest (0.01 acres) state park,…

Land of Big Sam

Land of Big Sam

…rise. Today, Capitol Hill is serenaded by the clock tower chimes of Sam Houston State University, one of the state’s…

Barbara Jordan Remembered

Barbara Jordan Remembered

claim area. Inside the Texas State Capitol, Barbara Jordan’s portrait hangs in the Senate Chamber. Call 512/305-8400. Browse Jordan’s personal…

Oh, Henry!

Oh, Henry!

…where he married Athol Estes Roach, whom he had met at the cornerstone-laying ceremony for the new state capitol. During…

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