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Our Paleo Past

Researchers in Texas are finding evidence that humans inhabited the New World At least A thousand years earlier than once…

True, Texas 2012

The return of plant life to Bastrop State Park underscores the resilience that is characteristic of this year’s True, Texas,…

Memorable Quotes from Barbara Jordan

Barbara Jordan’s booming voice and unparalleled oratorical skills cemented her place among the great speakers of our history. Known for…

Speaking of Texas: East Texas Original, Howard Peacock

In April, Texas lost two stalwarts of environmentalism, Geraldine Watson and Howard Peacock. Count them among conservationists of the 1960s…

Letter from Fredericksburg

  The National Museum of the Pacific War in this vibrant and historic town claims to be “the only one…

Shared Thoughts on Howard Peacock

We share these tributes to Howard Peacock from friends, old and new.

More: East Texas Original Howard Peacock

For decades, Texas Highways has published more than 100 of Howard Peacock’s articles on nature, culture, food, and history—topics he…

Web Extra: The National Museum of the Pacific War

Dr. Joe C. Smith MD (pictured), a graduate of Baylor Medical School in Houston and retired from a longtime successful…

Medina Dam at 100

The expansive Medina Dam impounds the clear waters of Medina Lake, rising like a gray apparition from the cedar-and-oak scrub…

Web Extra: Ghosts, books and more from Jefferson

In the October issue, writer Sheryl Smith Rogers goes ghost-busting in Jefferson, an East Texas town renowned for its haunted…

Bose Ikard

Bose Ikard, one of the first African Americans to be inducted into the Hall of Great Westerners by the National…

Web Extra: Dr. Barton Warnock

Look for our story on “Lajitas Wild (and Mild)” in the May issue! A road trip to this West Texas…
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