The Smithsonian’s Traveling Exhibit Is Coming to Texas

February 7, 2024 | By Mary Beth Gahan

It doesn’t carry the name recognition of the Alamo, Nacogdoches, Goliad, or other key players in Texas’ history, but San Augustine in deep East Texas has plenty to boast about.

Bosque County’s Horn Shelter Exhibit Is History You Can Dig

January 13, 2022 | By Michael Corcoran

When you walk into the Horn Shelter exhibit at the Bosque Museum in Clifton, you’re greeted by an actor-voiced mannequin that is so lifelike, it’s eerie.

15 Small Texas Towns to Visit Now

July 31, 2019 | By

There was a time when most Texans lived over yonder. But over the past century, the percentage of Texans living in rural areas versus urban areas flipped: Today, 85 percent of us live in cities, while only 15 percent live in the country, according to the Texas Demographic Center.

Clifton’s First Farm-To-Table Eatery

February 13, 2018 | By

“Here comes the best part—I’ll show you all my landmarks,” says Coté as we enter Moody. She points out the sweeping triangular house on the right, followed by a drive-through beer barn painted with a tipsy goat and the words “Stay thirsty, my goat.” Then we pass a curious decorative cement pig housed in a tiny cage and a restaurant called Lucy’s Cafe. As we pass through towns like Moody, McGregor, and Valley Mills en route to Clifton, we marvel at the largely undiscovered small towns just outside of our state’s biggest cities.

Clifton’s Screen Door Inn Blends Comfort, Nostalgia

August 8, 2017 | By June Naylor

Each of the Screen Door Inn’s seven rooms features an antique screen door, lending a touch of nostalgia to an overnight stay.

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