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The Daytripper Meets the Goat Mayor of Lajitas

The Daytripper Meets the Goat Mayor of Lajitas

goat. He’s the fourth “Clay Henry” to hold the seat; a descendant of the first—now taxidermied—sits inside Terlingua’s Starlight Theatre….

Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

the fields that originally attracted settlers. Among them was Cipriano Hernandez, an immigrant from the neighboring Mexican state of Chihuahua….

Lucky Land Offers a Serene Exhibition of Asian Culture and Art in Houston

Lucky Land Offers a Serene Exhibition of Asian Culture and Art in Houston

features life-size Shaolin kung fu warriors, while a separate pavilion celebrates the Happy Buddha, which Lee says symbolizes happiness, healthiness,…

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

the town’s original buildings. thc.texas.gov/historic-sites/san-felipe-de-austin-state-historic-site Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site, Washington: Along with a living history farm and a museum covering…

Dave’s: A Pawn Shop Is Filled to the Brim With Historical, Eclectic, and Cryptic Artifacts

Dave’s: A Pawn Shop Is Filled to the Brim With Historical, Eclectic, and Cryptic Artifacts

we had all sorts of people from the music scene come through.” Throughout the decades, the shop’s clientele has evolved…

What Is the Greatest Piece of Art in Texas?

What Is the Greatest Piece of Art in Texas?

country musician Guy Clark? Or perhaps the William Henry Huddle painting The Surrender of Santa Anna that hangs in the…

We are Marshall

We are Marshall

house, she shares stories about the home’s many antiques, including the seven-by-five-feet diamond-dust mirror from the mid-1800s, which reflects the…

Alpine’s Edge: More Alpine Discoveries

Alpine’s Edge: More Alpine Discoveries

appeal, some of the little cabins have the original cowboy oak furnishings. We love the lobby rock shop/museum, which offers…

No Stone Unturned

No Stone Unturned

south of Marathon. The late ranchwoman Hallie Stillwell found hundreds of lithic artifacts on the ranch in the early 20th…

Roma Bluffs Birding Center Draws birders and history buffs

Roma Bluffs Birding Center Draws birders and history buffs

to sight the ringed kingfisher (the largest kingfisher in the United States), the green kingfisher (the country’s smallest), and the…

Happiness Comes in Waves: South Padre Island

Happiness Comes in Waves: South Padre Island

when you hear “South Padre” you think of the raucous bacchanalia that overtakes the island during spring break, when the…

Roads to Freedom

Roads to Freedom

Baptist Church, an historical plaque marks the site of the old Cedar Branch School. This school, like many others throughout…

Ranger Creek Ranch

Ranger Creek Ranch

Woe be to any hardhead that tries to go his own way. Sharp barks and bared teeth send him high-kicking…

Forest Gumption

Forest Gumption

W. F. Goodrich Jones. (Photo courtesy of Texas Forestry Museum) When the 34th Texas legislature established the Texas Forest Service…

Lost Gold of the Palo Duro

Lost Gold of the Palo Duro

their father, John Casner, and their brother Lew, struck it rich early in the California gold rush. When the family…

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