Lost Stories of the Hidalgo County Public Cemetery

Cemeteries across South Texas host the remains of settlers of the region and their families. Many people, however, were not fortunate enough to have a family cemetery or a place to be buried. For those who had no family, a public burial ground would be the final...

Pioneer & Ranching Crafts Day to highlight the tortilla’s origins

Celebrate the culture of South Texas and northeastern Mexico at the Museum of South Texas History’s 29th Pioneer & Ranching Crafts Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16. This annual festival showcases regional pioneer, ranching and indigenous heritage...

Frontier Times: From Bandera to the RGV

If you’ve ever been lucky enough to wander the majestic hill country of Texas, you may have come across a little town known as Bandera, known to many as the “Cowboy Capital of the World.” This town nestled in the hill country is also home to the Frontier Times Museum....

Sunday Speaker Series: The Goodnight-Loving Trail

The Chisholm Trail is one of the most famous cattle herding trails in the United States. Many claim the trail start and end points were from Donna, Texas, to the state of Kansas. It was a long drive, but there was another trail that off-shoots from Texas: The...

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