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A Texas Heritage Travel Guide

Destinations worth the drive!

Spring 2016 Wildflowers and Floral Events

Cedar Hill and Wildflowers and Penn Farm Spring is officially here. The weather has been nice for a while now in North Texas. The Bluebonnets are making an early showing this year. On a drive to Cedar Hill Texas this past Sunday I noticed Bluebonnets everywhere as I...

2015 DFW Holiday Events Celebrating Local Heritage

Local Celebrations of Holiday Traditions Past The Christmas Holiday Season is here. A wonderful time of the year for sure, and with so much to do and see. This time of the year I think it's nice to spend a day indulged in holiday traditions of the past. The heritage...

Spring Ho Festival

Spring Ho Festival this week in Lampasas Texas Funny name, serious small town festival. Spring Ho has been on the second full weekend in July since 1972. Events all week, but they save the best for the weekend. No one is ever going to confuse mid-July in...

The Murals of Lampasas Texas

For anyone visiting Lampasas for a day or more, locating and enjoying the murals is a great way to spend a little time. The murals tell individual stories of the heritage of Lampasas. For now they are all near the historic district, so it's possible to find them while...

Flight 93 National Memorial

Reflection on Sacrifice, Heroic and Pure The Flight 93 National Memorial near Shanksville Pennsylvania is our nation's lasting tribute to those brave individuals of Flight 93...

A Day in Lampasas Texas

Last weekend I went to Lampasas Texas. The main purpose of the trip was to swim in the pool at Hancock Springs, but there was enough time left over to explore other attraction in Lampasas. Hancock Springs Hancock Springs has been a popular destination for swimming at...

Texas Hill Country Furniture and Mercantile

Home of the "Star of Texas Rocker" There are so many pages on the Web that feature a picture of the Star of Texas Rocker but not much more. I just figured there wasn't anything else here to see. What a surprise it was to find an interesting business next to the...

Krause Springs in Spicewood Texas

Krause Springs is one heck of a swimming hole. This place has been on every list of the best places to swim in Texas that I have ever read. That means that quite a few other web sites have visited this destination and wrote elegantly about it. Here's my quick take on...

Oakdale Park in Glen Rose Texas

Oakdale Park has a long history in Glen Rose Texas. Even before the park was built, the land and the water wells attracted people to stay here. The park, swimming pool, and bath house were built in 1925. More recently, the park has been purchased by the City of Glen...

Creation Evidence Museum in Glen Rose Texas

The Creation Evidence Museum is a non-profit educational museum chartered in Texas in 1984 for the purpose of researching and displaying scientific evidence for creationism. Depending on your motivation for visiting the Glen Rose area, you may be interested in this...