Texas Ranger Hall of Fame – Waco, Texas
Mar13

Texas Ranger Hall of Fame – Waco, Texas

The Texas Ranger Hall of Fame No, we’re not talking about a baseball team, we’re talking about the historic Texas Ranger Division, the world-famous law enforcement agency that has been solving crimes in the State of Texas since 1823. Texas Rangers provided protection in the Republic of Texas from 1836 – 1845, and with a brief exception immediately following the Civil War, have done so since Texas became a state. At the present time...

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The Story Of Texas Museum – Austin, Texas
Mar09

The Story Of Texas Museum – Austin, Texas

The Story of Texas Museum Named after a former state Lieutenant Governor, The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum opened in April of 2001. Funded by the Texas State Legislature and reviewed and approved by respected state historians, the high-tech museum offers numerous interactive exhibits, special effects and an IMAX theatre to provide a Texas experience that is larger than life. The museum facilities have been thoughtfully and...

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50 Most Famous People from Texas
Feb22

50 Most Famous People from Texas

Wikipedia lists over 2,400 “famous” people who were born, reared or spent a significant portion of their life in Texas.  Most seemed relatively obscure so we thought it’d be easy to narrow the list down to the top 50.  Well, it wasn’t.  We ended up with “contemporary” list of celebrities, politicians, sports stars, actors and musicians from Texas.  If you compare it to the original 2400 from...

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Texas Movies
Feb21

Texas Movies

Here are some of our favorite movies about Texas – from classic Texas cowboy movies,and westerns to the modern day Texas heroes of Apollo...

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Texas Calendars

Bluebonnets Calendar 61st Street Pier Galveston Tx Calendar Cypress Swamp Calendar Cattle Country Calendar  The Battleship Texas Calendar  The Elissa Calendar Print Galveston...

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Barbecue: A Texas Love Story

Here in Texas we love our barbecue.  Each weekend Texans all over the Lone Star State start  firing up the grill. To some, BBQ is serious business. And now there a documentary called Barbecue: A Texas Love Story. It is a fun journey through the Lone Star State to visit BBQ cook-offs, the Salty Dawg cookers at the Mosquito Festival, a church that raises money from the sale of their “Holy BBQ” and more. The film is narrated by Ann...

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