The Complicated History of Texas Revolutionary Hero Juan Seguín

September 23, 2021 | By Roberto José Andrade Franco

The Daytripper Goes Nuts for History in Seguin

February 27, 2020 | By Chet Garner

Summer Getaway: A Weekend in Seguin

June 24, 2019 | By Michael Corcoran

Seguin’s mix of Hispanic and Czech/German culture can be heard in the Mexican polka “Viva Seguin,” made famous in the early ’40s by Santiago Jiménez Sr. It’s an instrumental about a lyrical town, with a beat everyone can dance to.

The World’s Largest, Longest, Tallest, and Smallest in Texas

December 21, 2018 | By John Lumpkin


How often have you heard that? The New-York Tribune is said to have coined the phrase more than a century ago. Though not quite everything in the Lone Star State qualifies as the world’s largest, tallest, longest, or widest, plenty do. Hitting the road to find them is a gargantuan trip in itself.

Hauntings and History

September 16, 2016 | By Anthony Head

“Are you ready for the ghosts? I am.” With that, co-owner Erin Wallace Ghedi pushes apart a set of sliding wooden doors and leads us into the Smoking Room, where she begins telling the story of the Magnolia Hotel.

The June 2024 cover of Texas Highways: Treasures from the Coast

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