Margaret Hoogstra

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The Arrowhead

It’s quite an amazing experience to run your fingers over an area of dirt, sift…

Add It to Your Calendar!

Here is just a sampling of upcoming events, exhibits, fairs and festivals from across the…

The Not-So-Sweet History of the Soda Fountain

The history of soda goes beyond how the sweet drink was created to the social…

Menard Spanish Colonial Heritage Day

Make plans to spend the day with us as we honor the nearly four-hundred brave…

36th Annual Trappings of Texas

Trappings of Texas is the longest running western art and cowboy gear exhibit and sale…

Real Places 2023 Conference

The Texas Historical Commission’s Real Places conference brings together the people who make historic preservation…

The Forts Trail Wine Festival at the Menard Spanish Colonial Heritage Day

The Texas Forts Trail Wine Festivals are a series of events featuring amazing wineries and…

Cheers to the Frozen Margarita Machine

Origin stories are usually pretty hard to nail down. Who was the first to stir…

Celebrating the Season Texas-Style

Celebrate the season at holiday events across the Lone Star State. Two-step ’round the Christmas…

Selfies Lead to the Undoing of Bonnie & Clyde

Perhaps Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow are the most glamorized and well-known Texas outlaw duo.…