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Speaking of Texas: Feud of the UT Titans

  University of Texas officials floated a proposal in late 2011 to move the UT System offices from five downtown-Austin…

Remembering Littlefield

Austin boasts several Littlefield-related structures, notably The Driskill Hotel, at 604 Brazos Street; the Littlefield House, at 24th Street and…

Littlefield's Legacy

The inscription on a memorial to George Washington Littlefield in the West Texas town that bears his surname describes him…

San Pedro Springs Park

In San Antonio, a few miles northwest of the Alamo, Texas’ oldest public park enchants visitors with a spring-fed pool,…

Texas Independence Trail

Because March 2 marks the anniversary of the dramatic events leading to Texas winning independence from Mexico in 1836, it…

Speaking of Texas: Jimmie Rodgers

Rodgers rocketed to stardom as the Roaring Twenties morphed into the Great DepressionBy Rob McCorkleImagine the commotion that would erupt…

Speaking of Texas: Rogers Hornsby

Around the Horn: Rogers Hornsby is a baseball star for the agesBy Marty LangeThe Rajah” ruled. Sporting the second-best lifetime…

The National Museum of the Pacific War

Most weekends of the year, crowds flock to Fredericksburg to enjoy the Hill Country ambiance, shop along historic Main Street,…

Speaking of Texas: Forest Gumption

When the 34th Texas legislature established the Texas Forest Service in 1915, there were few guidelines in place to direct…

Speaking of Texas: Goodbye to a River Turns 50

Update: Writer John Graves died Wed., July 31, 2013 at the age of 92 at his home, "Hard Scrabble," near…

Speaking of Texas: Institute of Texan Cultures

See related: Speaking of Texas: Revisiting a Texas TreasureGiving Voice to History“We’ve been collecting oral histories since 1970,” says Rhett…

Speaking of Texas: Revisiting a Texas Treasure

Smithsonian affiliation signals new era at Institute of Texan CulturesBy Nola McKeySince its beginning in 1968 as the Texas Exhibits…
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