History

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 …

The West on Wheels: Trail Guide to Interior Colorado

C&I rounds up our favorite interior Colorado towns and where to eat, sleep, and play. Favorite Burgs Telluride: This Victorian …

Pioneers of Promotion

A new book profiles three groundbreaking press agents, including Arizona John Burke, the man who turned William Frederick Cody into …