texas revolution

A Welcome Letter to New San Antonio Spur Victor Wembanyama

June 23, 2023 | By Sarah Thurmond

Bonjour, Victor Wembanyama! Or as we say in Texas, Howdy!
As the official travel magazine of Texas, we would like to welcome you to the Lone Star State.

New Alamo Statues Featuring African Americans Tell A More Complete Story of the Texas Revolution

October 5, 2022 | By Regina Burns

When Lubbock-based sculptor Eddie Dixon received a phone call about sculpting a statue for the Alamo, the caller wanted to know if he was familiar with the historic figure he would be capturing in bronze.

Written 185 Years Ago, Alamo Commander William B. Travis’ Famous ‘Victory or Death’ Letter Still Resonates

February 24, 2022 | By John Nova Lomax

De-Mythifying the Lesser-Known Story of the Republic of the Rio Grande

February 17, 2022 | By Gene Fowler

“This is gonna make such an amazing miniseries one day, isn’t it?” gushes Brandon Seale in the eighth episode of the podcast “Republic of the Rio Grande.” As host and creator of the lively and ruminative 17-part series, Seale sets aside his day job as president of San Antonio-based Howard Energy Partners and takes on the role of avocational historian to delve into this lesser-known chapter of Mexico-Texas history.

The San Jacinto Battlefield Will Glow with Luminarias on Saturday to Honor Texans Killed in Battle

November 10, 2021 | By Matt Joyce

The glow of 21,500 luminarias will brighten the grounds of the San Jacinto Battlefield in La Porte this Saturday, Nov.

Think the Texas Revolution Started in Gonzales? A New Exhibit Will Have You Thinking Again.

July 19, 2021 | By John Nova Lomax

It tends to be glossed over today, but Brazoria County played a role in Texas Independence.

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