History

Cocktail Recipe: The Watergate Hotel’s Moonwalker

Mix up this out-of-this-world cocktail in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission. To celebrate the great …

C.M. Russell and the 1919 Victory Stampede

An exhibition celebrating the 100th anniversary of C.M. Russell’s participation in the Victory Stampede in Calgary now hangs in his …

Our Favorite Quotes About Texas

Authors, musicians, journalists, and filmmakers have a lot to say about the great state of Texas. The July 2019 issue of …

Historic Native American Sites in Texas

Interested in Native American history? Here are a few Texas sites to add to your Lone Star travel itinerary. Texas history …

The First Denali Summit

On June 7, 1913, Walter Harper became the first to set foot atop North America’s highest peak. Alaska native Walter …

A Brief Timeline of Texas Wartime Heroes

Stretching back to Texas’ own fight for independence from Mexico, tales have been told about the heroics of Texans during …

A Brief History of the Frozen Margarita Machine

A brain freeze-inducing Mexican restaurant staple has its origins in Texas. Let them argue about who invented the margarita. A …

The Borders of Night

Actor and scholar Anson Mount ponders the creation of the First Transcontinental Railroad on the sesquicentennial of its opening. Most …