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CULTURE & LIFESTYLE

‘Conquer or Perish’

When Houston Businessman Jesse H. Jones approached the federal government for money to help build the San Jacinto Monument in…

10 Migratory Hotspots

See related: State of Great Migration ‘Shorebirds at Bolivar Flats, near Galveston, year-round. See some of the largest concentrations of…

Philip John Evett: An Extraordinary Artist

The Valley House Gallery and Sculpture Garden in Dallas is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year with a commemorative exhibition.

Southfork Online

The original Dallas series ended long before the Internet age, but today devotees have several online resources to feed their…

A Texas Primer

On March 2, 1836, when Texas was still part of Mexico, 59 delegates gathered at Washington, Texas, to sign the…

Tracing General Sam's Piney Woods

After crossing the Red River into Texas in December of 1832, Sam Houston’s first stop was the city of Nacogdoches,…

Almost.

Bison graze just beyond the main road as we enter Caprock Canyons State Park northeast of Lubbock. They loom large,…

Sustainable Beauty

We both grew up on ranches, separated by time and distance, but bound by common experience. Life on the land…

Fort Worth Exhibits

In the Fort Worth Cultural District, fans of culture, art, and history will find plenty to keep them busy year-round.…

Canton Trade Days

The flea-market phenomenon known as Canton’s First Monday Trade Days dates to the 1850s, when traders brought dry goods ,…

Silver Rush

I step out of the jewelry store into the sun, quite pleased with my new purchase—a pair of silver teardrop…

Aviation Amusement

The 1920s was an exciting decade for American aviation: Barnstormers flew from town to town showing off their daredevil tricks;…
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