5 Things: The Hous-tory Edition

5 Houston-related History Books to Bolster Your Bayou City Pride

Oil, murder, and the Astros. What more could you possibly need?

04/24/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Artist History

4 African American Artists Who Significantly Shaped Houston

Just in time for the end of Black History Month

02/27/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Ice House

This Rosenberg Museum Is Preserving the History of America’s Forgotten Cowboys

Larry Callies used his life savings to finance the Black Cowboy Museum.

12/01/2019 By Morgan Kinney Photography by Michael Starghill

For Sale

Cart Home a Piece of Texas History at the Alamo Village Liquidation Sale

John Wayne's famous West Texas movie set is liquidating much of its historic props and memorabilia later this month.

01/10/2018 By Morgan Kinney

In Hot Water

As Floodwaters Rise, a Moment of Reckoning for Battleship Texas

Battleship Texas faces a moment of truth as millions are spent to keep it afloat.

06/28/2017 By Cara Maines

Hill Country Guide

Your Seventh-Grade Texas History Class Will Come to Life in These Hill Country Towns

What you learned will all come back to you.

04/17/2017 By Marianella Orlando

Road Trips

5 Reasons for History Buffs to Visit Fredericksburg

There's more to this Texas town than wine and weisswurst.

03/29/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Food History

What Did Texans Eat in the 19th Century?

A tour of menus in the days when lunch was "dinner" and dinner was "tea."

11/11/2016 By Victoria Haneveer

A Chicken Ain't Nothin' But a Bird

King Ranch Chicken: The King of Chicken Casseroles

Craving some old-school Americana? Here are the facts about (and a recipe for) a classic.

10/31/2016 By Victoria Haneveer

State "Park" Series

You Can't Sink Our Battleship

We venture out of the park and onto the boat deck with the latest entry in our State Park Series.

12/18/2014 By Andrew Husband

History

Dredging Up Civil War History in Galveston Bay

Texas A&M researchers are uncovering the fascinating remains of a Union battleship sunk during the Battle of Galveston.

09/30/2014 By Peter Holley