Texas Independence Trail Region

Travel the Independence Trail Region and retrace the steps of Texas independence – from Gonzales and Goliad to the Alamo and San Jacinto. The region covers 28 counties along the Gulf Coast and from Houston to San Antonio.

Independence Trail Region
San Jacinto: The Battle and the Monument

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

A Tejano Treasure

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

A Site to Behold

Of all the places to put down roots, the “Father of Texas” Stephen F. Austin…

Remember Goliad!

Today, the Texas Historical Commission has 32 State Historic Sites, but few share close proximity…

Rosenberg Library

If you Google the question “Which is the oldest library in Texas,” you might be…

Hometown Historians

Joe Holley, Paula Allen and Joe Herring all learn something new about something old every…

Thru the Lands of America’s Ancient History

Start planning and mapping now, and in 2029 you’ll be fully prepared for a cross-country…

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…

ELITE MANEUVERS The United States Air Force Thunderbirds fly in formation above he Bell Fort Worth Alliance Air Show | Photo Courtesy the Bell Fort Worth Alliance Air Show
Texas Airshows

Touch-and-gos. Pyrotechnics. Barrel rolls. Helicopter rescues. Skydiving. If the prospect of seeing any of these…

Fly By Wire

The Stanzel Model Aircraft Museum Features Toys That Really Fly