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Texas State Cemetery

When Austin traffic slows to a crawl on Interstate 35, as it often does, travelers can safely catch glimpses of…

"...Or We Shall Perish."

The memory of battle held strong in Texans’ minds as Seguín and others from San Antonio honored the Alamo heroes.…

Outlaws: Rebecca Rogers

Bank cashier Frank Jamison thought very little about the slight young woman, looking to be only seven-
teen or eighteen,…

Outlaws: The Maceo Brothers

Galveston became the largest city in Texas between 1830 and 1860, when shippers exported more cotton from its wharves than…

Outlaws: Dr. John R. Brinkley

Born in North Carolina in 1885, Brinkley attended a legitimate medical school in Chicago before dropping out and “finishing” his…

Outlaws: The Newton Boys

Growing up in rural West Texas during the early twentieth century, the four sons of Jim and Janetta Newton would…

Outlaws: Bonnie and Clyde

Among the best known of the criminal enterprises in Texas was the group known as the Barrow Gang. The only…

Outlaws

During the era of gangsters and organized crime, Texas hosted its fair share of guns, gambling, moonshine, morphine, ransom and…

Guest Blog: To Dig or Not to Dig

I admit it: There's something magical about spotting an arrowhead on the ground, picking it up and holding it in…

Our Paleo Past

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

Letter from Fredericksburg

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

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…
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