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Saving Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtles

When young university student, Donna Shaver arrived at Padre Island National Seashore in 1980 from…

Remember the Alamo?

It’s an odd-looking set of buildings. A single story convento and a broken church (it…

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San Jacinto: The Battle and the Monument

The San Jacinto Monument is a towering tribute to a spectacular military triumph. The Battle…

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Celebrating Local History

There are a limited number of “official” Texas state historic sites, but every downtown has…

Texamination: State Historic Sites

How well do you know Texas? Test your knowledge of Texas history and heritage in this interactive quiz.

Get Out & Get Into Texas History

Wanna get away? Of course you do—we’ve all been a bit stir crazy! The question…

State Historic Sites of Texas

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission has among its archival holdings collections that document…

Monti Goodin: Preserver of Panhandle Heritage

Monti Goodin sits in the kitchen of her home located just down the road from…

Bringing History Home

Sometimes it is hard to relate to individuals who lived in the past when all…

Putting Words to Photographs

When you step onto the grounds of Fort McKavett, you are met with a sense…

Tortillas and Tradition

If you were to poll a group of Texans about what they are most passionate…

Historic Treasures of Ancient Texas

Texas has an impressive collection of historic properties and sites that offer a glimpse into…

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Burgers and Byways: Storm’s of Lampasas Worth the Trip

Several years ago, I logged many miles driving back and forth between Fort Worth and…

Lone Star Cars: Hitting the Road for Classic Auto Museums

If you have ever cruised one of Texas’ quaint downtowns on any given major holiday…

Ribbon of Highway Endless Skyway

“Woody Use To Live Here Too” reads the T-shirt I once snagged for $10 at…

Acts of Faith

Beginning in the 1840s, the proliferation of faith-based colleges and universities in Texas — and…

Bringing History Home

Sometimes it is hard to relate to individuals who lived in the past when all…

A Cultural Collection of Asian Treasures

A Dallas real estate tycoon who never had the chance to attend college and his…

Music Friendly

What better place than the “Grooviest Venue in Historical Downtown San Angelo” to receive recognition…

Local Loyalty – with an Epic Name

There’s no need to wonder about the company’s name, printed over the picture of a…

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Guadalupe Bass

The Guadalupe is a perfect Texas icon: it’s unique, it’s strong, and it’s a survivor.…

Charmed Life

Kerrville, in the Hill Country, is known for its beautiful landscapes, galleries, boutiques and rivers.…

Pilgrimage to the Cross Plains of Robert E. Howard

Pilgrimages. Throughout history people have traveled great distances to visit the places connected to the…

A Tejano Treasure

It’s a somewhat-hard-to-find oasis in the shadow of downtown San Antonio, but those who do…

La Parra

Perched on the highest sand dune and nestled on the southern coastline of Texas, the…

Houston’s Mahatma Gandhi District Celebrates South Asian Culture

Chef Kaiser Lashkari’s Himalaya Restaurant wasn’t the first eatery in what is now known as…

The Thundering Herd

On the rugged verge of the caprock in Briscoe County, visitors will find some of…

The Mockingbird

It’s been called the “King of Song,” can be found just about everywhere in Texas,…