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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

…to haciendas in northern Mexico, an area with minimal military presence. Map by Alan Kikuchi History books and websites such…

Fort Lancaster State Historic Site Offers a Glimpse of Turbulent Times on the West Texas Frontier

Fort Lancaster State Historic Site Offers a Glimpse of Turbulent Times on the West Texas Frontier

…on the frontier. The U.S. military built the fort in 1856 during the California gold rush to protect prospectors and…

Coast Guard Tall Ship ‘Eagle’ Returns to Galveston for the First Time in 50 Years

Coast Guard Tall Ship ‘Eagle’ Returns to Galveston for the First Time in 50 Years

…7 p.m.), and Sunday (11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.), June 10-12. Tours for military members and first responders (with valid…

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…

The National Museum of the Pacific War

The National Museum of the Pacific War

…with two other American small towns with nationally known museums: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (home of Gettysburg National Military Park Museum), and…

Revisiting a Texas Treasure

Revisiting a Texas Treasure

…oral history podcasts available for download. In January, a new gallery for traveling exhibits opened on the first floor. The…

Land of Big Sam

Land of Big Sam

…compound comes alive with history exhibits, craft displays, and military reenactments-not to mention music and food. Shouts of “Fire in…

Where’s Martha? (Marfa)

Where’s Martha? (Marfa)

…an historic drought, two days after one of the worst wildfires in Texas history had ignited just west of town,…

New Finds, Old Faves

New Finds, Old Faves

…from there.” After browsing the stacks of Texana, history, and fiction, and then poking around Der Alte Fritz, a German…

Marfa Light

Marfa Light

…including sections on art, regional travel, history, and literature. “Our philosophy is that, in today’s world, a bookstore needs to…

Fests Up! Fall 2010

Fests Up! Fall 2010

…to the military, as well as a parade. Other highlights include cooking demonstrations from local chefs, a boat show, arts…

Spring Road Trips : From Kolaches to the Comanche to the Kings Highway

Spring Road Trips : From Kolaches to the Comanche to the Kings Highway

…1690 to link New Spain (Mexico) with colonists and military in the Red River Valley of Louisiana, where the first…

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