An important historical event: the first Anderson County Courthouse on the day of the Freedmen’s First Vote in 1866.
Marine and his … girlfriend? friend? friend of little sister, who is just out of view?
On August 28, 2005, I was a little girl sitting in the back seat for the longest road trip of my life.
Traces of Texas reader Angie Bownds shared this remarkable 1910 photo of Galloway’s “Little Gem Confectionery & Ice Cream Parlor” on 4th Street between Sullivan and Patricio in Skidmore.
Traces of Texas reader Kyle Terry submitted this fascinating photo of the L.D. Heath family in 1905.
For the past three semesters, after long days of classes at the University of Texas at Austin and shifts at our part-time jobs, my roommate, Selam, and I would pack our bags and jump in the car.
Many of us love to get outdoors to escape the confines of our homes and traffic of the city. But with such freedom also comes distance from our medicine cabinets and convenient medical care. Routine maladies such as fevers, cuts, and sprains can be a lot more uncomfortable and distressing when you’re out in the woods without typical medical resources. To help you prepare for an outdoor adventure, we spoke with camping experts about the best items to pack and how to effectively prevent and respond to illness or injury.
If you want the best gear—whether it’s clothing, tents or something else—you don’t have to go to a large chain store to get what you need. Across the state, local outdoor shops provide incredible selection, with many having big-time brands such as Patagonia and North Face. So whether you are preparing for your first excursion in the woods or your 100th, here are some places to stock up before you head out on your adventure.
Traces of Texas shared this photo of Mission San Francisco de la Espada in San Antonio, 1936.