Your Guide to Maximizing Texas Wildflower Season

February 27, 2024 | By Dina Gachman

The Daytripper Visits Big Spring’s Namesake Attraction

May 2, 2023 | By Chet Garner

Tracing the ancient roads established by the Comanche tribe led travelers to this West Texas town and its namesake spring.

The Comanche Trail in Big Bend Recalls a Bygone Era of Tribal Raids into Mexico

September 29, 2022 | By W.K. Stratton

The final months of summer were both the best and worst parts of the year in the Big Bend country during the mid-1800s.

The Comanche Medicine Mounds Remain a Spiritual Refuge for the Storied Tribe

December 23, 2021 | By W.K. Stratton

Traces of Texas’ Throwback Thursday: Oakland Heights Mansion in Comanche

November 12, 2020 | By Traces of Traces

The old Oakland Heights mansion in Comanche was an elaborate pigeon roost by the time Farm Security Administration photographer Russell Lee documented it in 1939.

Traces of Texas: Pautchee & His Relationship to Comanche Chief Quanah Parker

August 4, 2020 | By TH Staff  

Around the 1890s, Pautchee, a Comanche man, sat down to be photographed by Daniel P.

If These Trees Could Talk

October 15, 2017 | By Laura Samuel Meyn

No historical marker indicates that this particular pecan tree near the grounds of the Texas National Guard Armory in northwest Dallas is special—just the fact that its trunk grows along the ground for about 25 feet before turning upward.

Sweet 16 (on Texas 16)

February 10, 2016 | By Melissa Gaskill

Many folks currently residing in Texas arrived only in the past few decades. And while those of us who go much farther back make every effort to educate these newcomers on important aspects of being a Texan, some things must be learned through experience.

Under the Comanche Moon

September 9, 2014 | By E. Dan Klepper

Who, on Earth, can resist the allure of a full moon? Twelve nights each year, we gaze into the sky as the lunar satellite casts cold light on the planet.

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