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History of the Trailblazer: How Texas Birthed the Modern Monorail

February 28, 2024 | By Natalia Gonzalez Blanco Serrano

Texas is known for many inventions—Dr Pepper, Liquid Paper, the frozen margarita machine, and even silicone breast implants.

The State Fair of Texas

September 16, 2016 | By

 
Ogle everything from ribbon-winning pigs to the Texas Star Ferris wheel, a butter sculpture, and Taylor Swift’s rhinestone-studded tour outfit.

Daytripper: State Fair

September 9, 2014 | By Chet Garner

There’s no denying that Texans know how to throw a party. Whether it’s SXSW in Austin or The Great Texas Mosquito Festival in Clute, we do it right.

Texas to-do’s

December 29, 2012 | By Helen Bryant

Sometimes you can spy a whooper or two in the marsh through a free telescope on the refuge’s observation tower.

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