Authentic Places

Texas, Teddy & the Rough Riders

As a native San Antonian, I have visited every historic site, all the museums multiple…

Texas Prison Museum, Huntsville

Eyes wide open, Steve Schwartz takes a long look at “Old Sparky” and reads about…

Caddo Lake – Shallow Waters & Deep History

Golden hour in East Texas – when the soon setting sun illuminates the Spanish moss…

Remember the Alamo?

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

History lives at Texas State Library and Archives Commission

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) is a treasure waiting to be discovered.…

The Pecos High Bridge

Driving up U.S. Highway 90 from Del Rio, in the desert reaches of West Texas,…

From Cotton Field to Love Field

Dallas’s renowned airport is rich with history.

Texans One and All

Whether a “from-here” or “come-here” Texan wanting to appreciate the diversity of your great state,…

Austin’s Moment

When the music industry descends on Texas’ capital city each March for South by Southwest (SXSW…

Sister Cities, One Heritage

Long before there was a city called El Paso, or even a transnational border, there was…