How Texas State Symbols Are Designated

December 7, 2022 | By John O. Lumpkin

You Don’t Need To Go to New York to See the Statue of Liberty

October 27, 2022 | By Michael Hoinski

Best French contribution to American culture? That’s a toughie: french fries or the Statue of Liberty?

A Native East Texan Remembers the Teacher Who Taught Him to Love the Detour

August 18, 2022 | By Dalton LaFerney

The Lost History of Texas Granite that Never Made it to the Capitol

July 20, 2022 | By Natalia Gonzalez Blanco Serrano

The Texas Capitol is famous for the sunset red granite that gives the building its pinkish exterior, but few know that stray capitol building blocks can still be found scattered along the old railway that brought the rock to Austin.

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