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Speaking of Texas History

Popular as it is—and it has long been our readers’ favorite column—Speaking of Texas is a gate-crasher where this magazine’s…

Remembering JFK: The Sixth Floor Museum

In the 20 years following the assassination, the seven-story, red brick building that housed the Book Depository changed hands and…

Texas Quilts: Stitches in Time

From homespun 19th-Century bedcovers to elaborate, computer-inspired creations, Texas has a long quilting tradition. If you'd like to learn more…

Texas Architecture

Choose a dozen buildings. This is hard to do because Texas architecture in this century is so rich. Although it…

Texas Courthouses

Whether a county preserves its vintage courthouse or opts for the convenience of newer construction, the courthouse walls contain the…

Lubbock Remembers its Hometown Rock-'n'-Roll Legend

Lubbock visitors looking for reminders of Buddy Holly don't have to look far. For starters, one of the main downtown…

Lone Star Dance Halls of Fame

Where there are two Czechs, there are three clubs," says an old adage.

Doughboys and Cookie Dough

The ghost of outrageous former Texas governor W. Lee "Pappy" O'Daniel is probably grinning with satisfaction at the thought that…

Salute to Sausage

In what organizers call a "10-day salute to sausage," New Braunfels' Wurstfest (Oct. 31-Nov. 9 this year) brings thousands of…

Texas Independence

It's tough to run an independent business these days. Just ask former newspaperman Ed Eakin, president of Eakin Press, which has been…

By the Way...

Texans like to shop, there's no doubt about it. If you enjoy spending your money with small retailers who know…

Fluent Speaker of Baseball

Hubbard native Tristram E. Speaker overcame a serious childhood injury to become one of the greatest baseball players of all…
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