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Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

…settlements such as La Coyota, Terlingua de Abajo, and El Ojito—all since lost to time. Adobe construction was popular at…

The History of Glen Rose Can Be Told Through Its Prehistoric Petrified Wood

The History of Glen Rose Can Be Told Through Its Prehistoric Petrified Wood

…utilizing petrified wood—ancient trees turned to stone—in the construction of homes, businesses, walls, wells, and other structures. The Somervell County…

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

…used for the $34.7 million construction project. Because most of the labor used to quarry the granite from Marble Falls…

Inside the Effort for Black Cemeteries to Gain Historical Status

Inside the Effort for Black Cemeteries to Gain Historical Status

…visit, but she isn’t certain. Taylor is troubled that, due to so much construction happening around the grounds, the main…

Port Aransas Bids Adieu to a Favorite Fishing Outfitter as Locals Seek to Balance Growth and Preservation

Port Aransas Bids Adieu to a Favorite Fishing Outfitter as Locals Seek to Balance Growth and Preservation

…lots and other new construction. Shorty’s has attracted sport fishermen, dock workers, and tourists since original owners Mack Daniel and…

After Three Years, the Grass House at Caddo Mounds State Historic Site Returns

After Three Years, the Grass House at Caddo Mounds State Historic Site Returns

…have done to an unsound structure. Construction began on a second one, but it was never completed. Then the tornado…

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

…the Pines reservoir. The construction was part of a frenzy of dam building across the state, with the goal of…

The Comanche Trail in Big Bend Recalls a Bygone Era of Tribal Raids into Mexico

The Comanche Trail in Big Bend Recalls a Bygone Era of Tribal Raids into Mexico

…crossed was destroyed by the Lajitas golf course construction,” Alex says. The next noon, with the temperature at 115 degrees…

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

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

…was not all: In 1965, construction was completed on the Astrodome, and not long after that, Astros owner Judge Roy…

Dine with the Dead at Monteleone’s Ristorante in El Paso

Dine with the Dead at Monteleone’s Ristorante in El Paso

…other side of the front door. Laura found a construction worker in a frenzy after claiming he saw a man…

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

…the construction and installation of the museum and held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the family. “He’s a stoic man, he’s…

9 Can’t-Miss Sport Movies Set in Texas

9 Can’t-Miss Sport Movies Set in Texas

…is ordered to return to competitive gymnastics after destroying a construction site in Plano. She’s forced to train with the…

Madera Canyon Trail

Madera Canyon Trail

…as well as the largest private observatory in the country, under construction behind the home of a local comet specialist….

Where Independence Was Won

Where Independence Was Won

…yards of concrete was poured each minute, construction required three years, starting during the state’s centennial year. The grand opening…

Shifting Sands of Monahans

Shifting Sands of Monahans

…and more under construction, but Monahans has been a stopping place long before people started traveling just for the fun…

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