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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…

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…

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…

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,…
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