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How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

Grazed and Confused The Hill Country’s history of overgrazing sparks conservation-minded ranching By Asher Elbein Livestock are a common sight…

Can the Sugar Land Space Cowboys Help Houston Embrace Its True Nickname?

Can the Sugar Land Space Cowboys Help Houston Embrace Its True Nickname?

…the entire history of nicknames.” “Bonus points off since every wannabe comic in America has already made a Maurice joke…

Texas Grit: How the Dust Bowl Changed the Course of History in the Texas Panhandle

Texas Grit: How the Dust Bowl Changed the Course of History in the Texas Panhandle

…important anniversaries (April marks 79 years since the infamous “Black Sunday” dust storm of 1935), the passing of the last…

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

…a book on Black performance in the state called Stages of Struggle and Celebration: A Production History of Black Theatre…

Hunting for Haunted Galveston

Hunting for Haunted Galveston

…that a seaport city with a colorful past of pirates, sailors, smugglers, and vagabonds, as well as a harrowing history

Roads to Freedom

Roads to Freedom

…knows them by that name, which was bestowed on them by modern historians. In the book Freedom Colonies: Independent Black

Roma Bluffs Birding Center Draws birders and history buffs

Roma Bluffs Birding Center Draws birders and history buffs

…abundance of birds and other wildlife, but also this unique setting of a community rich in history with a beautiful…

Barbara Jordan: The Great Texas Orator

Barbara Jordan: The Great Texas Orator

…receiving her bachelor’s degrees in political science and history, Jordan enrolled at the Boston School of Law and graduated in…

Trails of Rails

Trails of Rails

The hands of the depot clock tick toward train time. Restless, ready-to-roll passengers lean into the black wrought-iron fence that…

Shifting Sands of Monahans

Shifting Sands of Monahans

…interprets the history of both the town and the military installation. When I visited the museum, an assortment of framed…

Inside These Walls: A Personal Reflection on the Alamo

Inside These Walls: A Personal Reflection on the Alamo

…owns these blocks, and part of the Alamo’s history now lies buried under the rubble of a thousand jackhammers. Badly…

Caching in

Caching in

…logs, and in tree hollows for caches, and testing our knowledge of riddles, trivia, and history. With all the other…

Meat Mecca: Joe Cotten’s Barbecue

Meat Mecca: Joe Cotten’s Barbecue

…a red-and-white tablecloth, and soon my waiter, Robert Elizaldi, arrives, spiffily attired in the Joe Cotten’s uniform: black pants, white…

New Adventures in Old La Grange

New Adventures in Old La Grange

…was a log building on the northeast corner of the square.) A display of vintage pharmaceutical equipment and black-and-white photographs…

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…

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