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August 31, 1954 – 115 excited, young men showed up to pre-season football training camp for Texas A&M. Instead of finding the usual well-groomed football field with green grass and painted lines, what they found had them questioning if they were in the right place.  Their practice field was a dry patch of cracked ground
You don’t have to be a sports fan to enjoy a visit to the Ben Hogan Museum, located in a historic building in downtown Dublin, Hogan’s childhood home. The museum is included in the Travel Channel’s “10 Bucket List Destinations for Golf Fans,” but even non-golfers will find something of interest and will appreciate learning
Ever been to a football game at the Cotton Bowl? How about a NASCAR experience at Texas Motor Speedway? If so, you know just about everything you need to know about Southern Bleacher, located in Graham, the county seat of Young County about 60 miles south of Wichita Falls. Southern Bleacher Company, with roots dating
Polo has long been known as the sport of kings, but for a few years during the early 1930s in Georgetown and the Texas Hill Country, it became the sport of cowboys. Polo was introduced to the United States around 1876 and soon afterward Texas became known for its tough, agile cowponies that were ideal
What carefully curated event combines local folklore, ghost stories, theater, comedy, and the documented history of Alpine, Texas? The award winning Historic Alpine Ghost Tours, held in the Alps of Far West Texas! Produced by the Historic Alpine Association (AHA) and the Sul Ross State University Fine Arts Department, the semiannual ghost tours are held
Looking for a fun way to add some “fright to your night?” Then hurry on over to Tablerock Festival of Salado’s Fright Trail! This popular Central Texas attraction has thrilled participants for over 18 years. In keeping with the Halloween spirit, Tablerock Festival of Salado’s one-half mile walking trail is transformed into a chilling yet
There’s something ironic in celebrating Día de los Muertos in a ghost town. Yet every year, local and area residents as well as visitors from all points of the compass gather to honor the memory of those buried in the Historic Cemetery in the Terlingua Ghost Town. The cemetery reflects the starkness and the beauty
Plunge deep into Texas’ past If diving into 3.5 million gallons of crystalclear, 76-degree water sounds like a welcome respite from midsummer heat, Texas has just the place to enjoy it. Oh, and it’s 500 miles from the beach. Bubbling up from the sands of the Chihuahuan Desert just south of I-10 in the Trans-Pecos
Bandera’s National Day of the Cowboy LONG GONE are days of walking down a Main Street lined by hitching posts on either side. Knotted rope and wood have been replaced by charging stations and parking meters paid for via text message. With rapid progress comes the threat of not properly appreciating the past, and that’s