Texas history preservation

Vandalism at Big Bend National Park a ‘Gut Punch’ for Texas Heritage

January 10, 2022 | By Pam LeBlanc

Vandals defaced prehistoric rock art at Big Bend National Park over the holidays, the latest example in an uptick of such incidents on West Texas’ sprawling public lands.

Celebrating Its 130th Birthday, the Daughters of the Republic of Texas Looks Ahead to the Future

November 6, 2021 | By Gene Fowler

The Daughters of the Republic of Texas keep Texas history lively and alive. During walking history tours of San Augustine, for instance, fourth-graders meet Finetta Palmer Baker, portrayed in period costume by her great-great-granddaughter Lois Gee Lacy, the president of the Ezekiel Cullen Chapter of the organization.

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

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