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Elk Store in Fredericksburg Models Itself After a Prohibition-Era Speakeasy
The Elk Store Winery & Distillery traces its lineage to a Prohibition-era Central Texas moonshiner. Owner Todd Smajstrla named his spot on Fredericksburg’s Main Street after the old general store in Elk, just northeast of Waco, where his great-grandfather, John Cyril Smajstrla, made clandestine moonshine.
Dry January? These Texas Counties Are Dry Year-Round.
When January rolls around, many people participate in the monthlong sabbatical from alcohol known as Dry or Sober January.
The History of Glen Rose Can Be Told Through Its Prehistoric Petrified Wood
Tucked along the meandering Paluxy River and among rugged, low-slung limestone cliffs, the village of Glen Rose has long attracted travelers as a natural wonderland.
Lubbock Winemaker Kim McPherson Puts Texas Wine on the World Stage
After studying grape-growing and winemaking in California, Kim McPherson returned home to Lubbock in 1979 and began crushing grapes at his father’s winery, Llano Estacado.
Experience Kendall County History at The (New) Old Jail Museum
About five years ago, Paul Barwick, the City of Boerne’s special projects director, attended a presentation by local historian Dean Sprowl about Camp Verde and the Camel Corps.
Celebrate National Moonshine Day By Exploring Hooch History in Texas
Thursday, June 3, is National Moonshine Day, and although there isn’t an official Texas Moonshine Trail, there are plenty of places to visit to learn more about the history of illegal distilling in the state.