Experience Kendall County History at The (New) Old Jail Museum

Experience Kendall County History at The (New) Old Jail Museum

About five years ago, Paul Barwick, the City of Boerne’s special projects director, attended a presentation by local historian Dean Sprowl about Camp Verde and the Camel Corps.

The Mother Lode

The Mother Lode

About 30 miles south of Waco, near the town of Moody, Mother Neff State Park spreads across 259 acres of limestone hills, Central Texas prairie, and riparian ecosystems—an idyllic setting for birdwatching, fishing, and events such as weddings and family reunions, but especially attractive to hikers.

Forbidden Gardens

To get a sense of the scope and grandeur of the 180-acre Forbidden City in Beijing or the 8,000-plus Terra Cotta Warriors standing ready in their burial pits in Xi’an, you can either spend a lot of time on an airplane—paying $6 for a bland ham sandwich and worrying about deep vein thrombosis—or you can drive to Katy and visit the 40-acre Forbidden Gardens.

All in the Family

All in the Family

Today’s Texas State Park system, which includes more than 90 state parks, historic sites, natural areas, and visitors centers from Abilene to Washington-on-the-Brazos, offers visitors myriad opportunities to commune with the outdoors and learn about the history of the state.

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