May 2021 Photo Contest
Focus on Texas: Historic Texas
Step into the past when you check out our slideshow

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    Cynthia Banda, Magic Valley EC: San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.
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    David Whittle, Deep East Texas EC: San Felipe United Methodist Church in San Felipe.
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    Sherri Jeffery, Grayson-Collin EC: “Before huge signs and banners, companies painted their logos on their buildings.”
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    Christena Stephens, Lyntegar EC: The chapel at the World War II prisoner-of-war camp near Hereford.
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    Web Extra: Patricia Rapacki, MidSouth EC: Mission Espada at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.
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    Web Extra: Kim Jung, Central Texas EC: “My mom, Alice Kunz Grinke; her dad; aunt; and uncle stop for a quick photo before heading to the creek to catch supper. I’m guessing Mom was backup for squirrel or rabbit in case the fishing wasn’t so great.”
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    Web Extra: Patsi Tindel, Lamar Electric: Smith’s Feed and Seed in Honey Grove was built in 1883. The building was in use until 2019, when the longtime owner retired.
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    Web Extra: Penny Acker, Nueces EC: Four brothers and one sister, in order by age. The man in the center is Acker’s grandfather, born in 1906 and raised in the Harris County area.
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    Web Extra: Abby Gibson, Pedernales EC: One of the painted churches in Schulenburg.
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    Web Extra: Steve Coyle, Pedernales EC: “A nighttime shot of the famous Hotel El Capitan in Van Horn. We stayed here on our way home from a trip to New Mexico.”
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    Web Extra: Mark Holly, Bandera EC: St. John Lutheran Church in Crabapple, near Fredericksburg, was completed in 1897 and housed worship services until 1962.
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    Web Extra: Linda McKenzie, Taylor EC: “Old building I photographed in Stamford.”
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    Web Extra: Jeremiah Terry, Bandera EC: The tower at Comanche Lookout Park in San Antonio.
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    Web Extra: Kay Bell, Nueces EC: German American great-grandparents in Medina County.
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    Web Extra: Mike Downey, Bryan Texas Utilities: “Jean and Sherwood Downey are posing in late December 1952, but in 10 months I would be born.”
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    Web Extra: Bill Hezlep, Bluebonnet EC: Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Round Top was completed in 1866.
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    Web Extra: Edward Reyes, Pedernales EC: The Alamo is “a sacred and historic place for all of Texas.”
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    Web Extra: Russell Thiel, Deep East Texas EC: The granite marker along FM 31 at the Louisiana border marks what used to be the boundary between the Republic of Texas and the United States.

From the somber to the spectacular, we Texans have a lot of history under our boots. Photographs give us a look into the lives of our forebears like no other medium, and what a story they continue to tell today!

  • Cynthia Banda, Magic Valley EC: San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.
  • David Whittle, Deep East Texas EC: San Felipe United Methodist Church in San Felipe.
  • Sherri Jeffery, Grayson-Collin EC: “Before huge signs and banners, companies painted their logos on their buildings.”
  • Christena Stephens, Lyntegar EC: The chapel at the World War II prisoner-of-war camp near Hereford.
  • Web Extra: Patricia Rapacki, MidSouth EC: Mission Espada at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.
  • Web Extra: Kim Jung, Central Texas EC: “My mom, Alice Kunz Grinke; her dad; aunt; and uncle stop for a quick photo before heading to the creek to catch supper. I’m guessing Mom was backup for squirrel or rabbit in case the fishing wasn’t so great.”
  • Web Extra: Patsi Tindel, Lamar Electric: Smith’s Feed and Seed in Honey Grove was built in 1883. The building was in use until 2019, when the longtime owner retired.
  • Web Extra: Penny Acker, Nueces EC: Four brothers and one sister, in order by age. The man in the center is Acker’s grandfather, born in 1906 and raised in the Harris County area.
  • Web Extra: Abby Gibson, Pedernales EC: One of the painted churches in Schulenburg.
  • Web Extra: Steve Coyle, Pedernales EC: “A nighttime shot of the famous Hotel El Capitan in Van Horn. We stayed here on our way home from a trip to New Mexico.”
  • Web Extra: Mark Holly, Bandera EC: St. John Lutheran Church in Crabapple, near Fredericksburg, was completed in 1897 and housed worship services until 1962.
  • Web Extra: Linda McKenzie, Taylor EC: “Old building I photographed in Stamford.”
  • Web Extra: Jeremiah Terry, Bandera EC: The tower at Comanche Lookout Park in San Antonio.
  • Web Extra: Kay Bell, Nueces EC: German American great-grandparents in Medina County.
  • Web Extra: Mike Downey, Bryan Texas Utilities: “Jean and Sherwood Downey are posing in late December 1952, but in 10 months I would be born.”
  • Web Extra: Bill Hezlep, Bluebonnet EC: Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Round Top was completed in 1866.
  • Web Extra: Edward Reyes, Pedernales EC: The Alamo is “a sacred and historic place for all of Texas.”
  • Web Extra: Russell Thiel, Deep East Texas EC: The granite marker along FM 31 at the Louisiana border marks what used to be the boundary between the Republic of Texas and the United States.
  • Cynthia Banda, Magic Valley EC: San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.
  • David Whittle, Deep East Texas EC: San Felipe United Methodist Church in San Felipe.
  • Sherri Jeffery, Grayson-Collin EC: “Before huge signs and banners, companies painted their logos on their buildings.”
  • Christena Stephens, Lyntegar EC: The chapel at the World War II prisoner-of-war camp near Hereford.
  • Web Extra: Patricia Rapacki, MidSouth EC: Mission Espada at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.
  • Web Extra: Kim Jung, Central Texas EC: “My mom, Alice Kunz Grinke; her dad; aunt; and uncle stop for a quick photo before heading to the creek to catch supper. I’m guessing Mom was backup for squirrel or rabbit in case the fishing wasn’t so great.”
  • Web Extra: Patsi Tindel, Lamar Electric: Smith’s Feed and Seed in Honey Grove was built in 1883. The building was in use until 2019, when the longtime owner retired.
  • Web Extra: Penny Acker, Nueces EC: Four brothers and one sister, in order by age. The man in the center is Acker’s grandfather, born in 1906 and raised in the Harris County area.
  • Web Extra: Abby Gibson, Pedernales EC: One of the painted churches in Schulenburg.
  • Web Extra: Steve Coyle, Pedernales EC: “A nighttime shot of the famous Hotel El Capitan in Van Horn. We stayed here on our way home from a trip to New Mexico.”
  • Web Extra: Mark Holly, Bandera EC: St. John Lutheran Church in Crabapple, near Fredericksburg, was completed in 1897 and housed worship services until 1962.
  • Web Extra: Linda McKenzie, Taylor EC: “Old building I photographed in Stamford.”
  • Web Extra: Jeremiah Terry, Bandera EC: The tower at Comanche Lookout Park in San Antonio.
  • Web Extra: Kay Bell, Nueces EC: German American great-grandparents in Medina County.
  • Web Extra: Mike Downey, Bryan Texas Utilities: “Jean and Sherwood Downey are posing in late December 1952, but in 10 months I would be born.”
  • Web Extra: Bill Hezlep, Bluebonnet EC: Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Round Top was completed in 1866.
  • Web Extra: Edward Reyes, Pedernales EC: The Alamo is “a sacred and historic place for all of Texas.”
  • Web Extra: Russell Thiel, Deep East Texas EC: The granite marker along FM 31 at the Louisiana border marks what used to be the boundary between the Republic of Texas and the United States.
  • Cynthia Banda, Magic Valley EC: San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.
  • David Whittle, Deep East Texas EC: San Felipe United Methodist Church in San Felipe.
  • Sherri Jeffery, Grayson-Collin EC: “Before huge signs and banners, companies painted their logos on their buildings.”
  • Christena Stephens, Lyntegar EC: The chapel at the World War II prisoner-of-war camp near Hereford.
  • Web Extra: Patricia Rapacki, MidSouth EC: Mission Espada at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.
  • Web Extra: Kim Jung, Central Texas EC: “My mom, Alice Kunz Grinke; her dad; aunt; and uncle stop for a quick photo before heading to the creek to catch supper. I’m guessing Mom was backup for squirrel or rabbit in case the fishing wasn’t so great.”
  • Web Extra: Patsi Tindel, Lamar Electric: Smith’s Feed and Seed in Honey Grove was built in 1883. The building was in use until 2019, when the longtime owner retired.
  • Web Extra: Penny Acker, Nueces EC: Four brothers and one sister, in order by age. The man in the center is Acker’s grandfather, born in 1906 and raised in the Harris County area.
  • Web Extra: Abby Gibson, Pedernales EC: One of the painted churches in Schulenburg.
  • Web Extra: Steve Coyle, Pedernales EC: “A nighttime shot of the famous Hotel El Capitan in Van Horn. We stayed here on our way home from a trip to New Mexico.”
  • Web Extra: Mark Holly, Bandera EC: St. John Lutheran Church in Crabapple, near Fredericksburg, was completed in 1897 and housed worship services until 1962.
  • Web Extra: Linda McKenzie, Taylor EC: “Old building I photographed in Stamford.”
  • Web Extra: Jeremiah Terry, Bandera EC: The tower at Comanche Lookout Park in San Antonio.
  • Web Extra: Kay Bell, Nueces EC: German American great-grandparents in Medina County.
  • Web Extra: Mike Downey, Bryan Texas Utilities: “Jean and Sherwood Downey are posing in late December 1952, but in 10 months I would be born.”
  • Web Extra: Bill Hezlep, Bluebonnet EC: Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Round Top was completed in 1866.
  • Web Extra: Edward Reyes, Pedernales EC: The Alamo is “a sacred and historic place for all of Texas.”
  • Web Extra: Russell Thiel, Deep East Texas EC: The granite marker along FM 31 at the Louisiana border marks what used to be the boundary between the Republic of Texas and the United States.
  • Cynthia Banda, Magic Valley EC: San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.
  • David Whittle, Deep East Texas EC: San Felipe United Methodist Church in San Felipe.
  • Sherri Jeffery, Grayson-Collin EC: “Before huge signs and banners, companies painted their logos on their buildings.”
  • Christena Stephens, Lyntegar EC: The chapel at the World War II prisoner-of-war camp near Hereford.
  • Web Extra: Patricia Rapacki, MidSouth EC: Mission Espada at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.
  • Web Extra: Kim Jung, Central Texas EC: “My mom, Alice Kunz Grinke; her dad; aunt; and uncle stop for a quick photo before heading to the creek to catch supper. I’m guessing Mom was backup for squirrel or rabbit in case the fishing wasn’t so great.”
  • Web Extra: Patsi Tindel, Lamar Electric: Smith’s Feed and Seed in Honey Grove was built in 1883. The building was in use until 2019, when the longtime owner retired.
  • Web Extra: Penny Acker, Nueces EC: Four brothers and one sister, in order by age. The man in the center is Acker’s grandfather, born in 1906 and raised in the Harris County area.
  • Web Extra: Abby Gibson, Pedernales EC: One of the painted churches in Schulenburg.
  • Web Extra: Steve Coyle, Pedernales EC: “A nighttime shot of the famous Hotel El Capitan in Van Horn. We stayed here on our way home from a trip to New Mexico.”
  • Web Extra: Mark Holly, Bandera EC: St. John Lutheran Church in Crabapple, near Fredericksburg, was completed in 1897 and housed worship services until 1962.
  • Web Extra: Linda McKenzie, Taylor EC: “Old building I photographed in Stamford.”
  • Web Extra: Jeremiah Terry, Bandera EC: The tower at Comanche Lookout Park in San Antonio.
  • Web Extra: Kay Bell, Nueces EC: German American great-grandparents in Medina County.
  • Web Extra: Mike Downey, Bryan Texas Utilities: “Jean and Sherwood Downey are posing in late December 1952, but in 10 months I would be born.”
  • Web Extra: Bill Hezlep, Bluebonnet EC: Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Round Top was completed in 1866.
  • Web Extra: Edward Reyes, Pedernales EC: The Alamo is “a sacred and historic place for all of Texas.”
  • Web Extra: Russell Thiel, Deep East Texas EC: The granite marker along FM 31 at the Louisiana border marks what used to be the boundary between the Republic of Texas and the United States.
  • Cynthia Banda, Magic Valley EC: San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.
  • David Whittle, Deep East Texas EC: San Felipe United Methodist Church in San Felipe.
  • Sherri Jeffery, Grayson-Collin EC: “Before huge signs and banners, companies painted their logos on their buildings.”
  • Christena Stephens, Lyntegar EC: The chapel at the World War II prisoner-of-war camp near Hereford.
  • Web Extra: Patricia Rapacki, MidSouth EC: Mission Espada at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.
  • Web Extra: Kim Jung, Central Texas EC: “My mom, Alice Kunz Grinke; her dad; aunt; and uncle stop for a quick photo before heading to the creek to catch supper. I’m guessing Mom was backup for squirrel or rabbit in case the fishing wasn’t so great.”
  • Web Extra: Patsi Tindel, Lamar Electric: Smith’s Feed and Seed in Honey Grove was built in 1883. The building was in use until 2019, when the longtime owner retired.
  • Web Extra: Penny Acker, Nueces EC: Four brothers and one sister, in order by age. The man in the center is Acker’s grandfather, born in 1906 and raised in the Harris County area.
  • Web Extra: Abby Gibson, Pedernales EC: One of the painted churches in Schulenburg.
  • Web Extra: Steve Coyle, Pedernales EC: “A nighttime shot of the famous Hotel El Capitan in Van Horn. We stayed here on our way home from a trip to New Mexico.”
  • Web Extra: Mark Holly, Bandera EC: St. John Lutheran Church in Crabapple, near Fredericksburg, was completed in 1897 and housed worship services until 1962.
  • Web Extra: Linda McKenzie, Taylor EC: “Old building I photographed in Stamford.”
  • Web Extra: Jeremiah Terry, Bandera EC: The tower at Comanche Lookout Park in San Antonio.
  • Web Extra: Kay Bell, Nueces EC: German American great-grandparents in Medina County.
  • Web Extra: Mike Downey, Bryan Texas Utilities: “Jean and Sherwood Downey are posing in late December 1952, but in 10 months I would be born.”
  • Web Extra: Bill Hezlep, Bluebonnet EC: Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Round Top was completed in 1866.
  • Web Extra: Edward Reyes, Pedernales EC: The Alamo is “a sacred and historic place for all of Texas.”
  • Web Extra: Russell Thiel, Deep East Texas EC: The granite marker along FM 31 at the Louisiana border marks what used to be the boundary between the Republic of Texas and the United States.
  • Cynthia Banda, Magic Valley EC: San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.
  • David Whittle, Deep East Texas EC: San Felipe United Methodist Church in San Felipe.
  • Sherri Jeffery, Grayson-Collin EC: “Before huge signs and banners, companies painted their logos on their buildings.”
  • Christena Stephens, Lyntegar EC: The chapel at the World War II prisoner-of-war camp near Hereford.
  • Web Extra: Patricia Rapacki, MidSouth EC: Mission Espada at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.
  • Web Extra: Kim Jung, Central Texas EC: “My mom, Alice Kunz Grinke; her dad; aunt; and uncle stop for a quick photo before heading to the creek to catch supper. I’m guessing Mom was backup for squirrel or rabbit in case the fishing wasn’t so great.”
  • Web Extra: Patsi Tindel, Lamar Electric: Smith’s Feed and Seed in Honey Grove was built in 1883. The building was in use until 2019, when the longtime owner retired.
  • Web Extra: Penny Acker, Nueces EC: Four brothers and one sister, in order by age. The man in the center is Acker’s grandfather, born in 1906 and raised in the Harris County area.
  • Web Extra: Abby Gibson, Pedernales EC: One of the painted churches in Schulenburg.
  • Web Extra: Steve Coyle, Pedernales EC: “A nighttime shot of the famous Hotel El Capitan in Van Horn. We stayed here on our way home from a trip to New Mexico.”
  • Web Extra: Mark Holly, Bandera EC: St. John Lutheran Church in Crabapple, near Fredericksburg, was completed in 1897 and housed worship services until 1962.
  • Web Extra: Linda McKenzie, Taylor EC: “Old building I photographed in Stamford.”
  • Web Extra: Jeremiah Terry, Bandera EC: The tower at Comanche Lookout Park in San Antonio.
  • Web Extra: Kay Bell, Nueces EC: German American great-grandparents in Medina County.
  • Web Extra: Mike Downey, Bryan Texas Utilities: “Jean and Sherwood Downey are posing in late December 1952, but in 10 months I would be born.”
  • Web Extra: Bill Hezlep, Bluebonnet EC: Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Round Top was completed in 1866.
  • Web Extra: Edward Reyes, Pedernales EC: The Alamo is “a sacred and historic place for all of Texas.”
  • Web Extra: Russell Thiel, Deep East Texas EC: The granite marker along FM 31 at the Louisiana border marks what used to be the boundary between the Republic of Texas and the United States.
  • Cynthia Banda, Magic Valley EC: San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.
  • David Whittle, Deep East Texas EC: San Felipe United Methodist Church in San Felipe.
  • Sherri Jeffery, Grayson-Collin EC: “Before huge signs and banners, companies painted their logos on their buildings.”
  • Christena Stephens, Lyntegar EC: The chapel at the World War II prisoner-of-war camp near Hereford.
  • Web Extra: Patricia Rapacki, MidSouth EC: Mission Espada at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.
  • Web Extra: Kim Jung, Central Texas EC: “My mom, Alice Kunz Grinke; her dad; aunt; and uncle stop for a quick photo before heading to the creek to catch supper. I’m guessing Mom was backup for squirrel or rabbit in case the fishing wasn’t so great.”
  • Web Extra: Patsi Tindel, Lamar Electric: Smith’s Feed and Seed in Honey Grove was built in 1883. The building was in use until 2019, when the longtime owner retired.
  • Web Extra: Penny Acker, Nueces EC: Four brothers and one sister, in order by age. The man in the center is Acker’s grandfather, born in 1906 and raised in the Harris County area.
  • Web Extra: Abby Gibson, Pedernales EC: One of the painted churches in Schulenburg.
  • Web Extra: Steve Coyle, Pedernales EC: “A nighttime shot of the famous Hotel El Capitan in Van Horn. We stayed here on our way home from a trip to New Mexico.”
  • Web Extra: Mark Holly, Bandera EC: St. John Lutheran Church in Crabapple, near Fredericksburg, was completed in 1897 and housed worship services until 1962.
  • Web Extra: Linda McKenzie, Taylor EC: “Old building I photographed in Stamford.”
  • Web Extra: Jeremiah Terry, Bandera EC: The tower at Comanche Lookout Park in San Antonio.
  • Web Extra: Kay Bell, Nueces EC: German American great-grandparents in Medina County.
  • Web Extra: Mike Downey, Bryan Texas Utilities: “Jean and Sherwood Downey are posing in late December 1952, but in 10 months I would be born.”
  • Web Extra: Bill Hezlep, Bluebonnet EC: Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Round Top was completed in 1866.
  • Web Extra: Edward Reyes, Pedernales EC: The Alamo is “a sacred and historic place for all of Texas.”
  • Web Extra: Russell Thiel, Deep East Texas EC: The granite marker along FM 31 at the Louisiana border marks what used to be the boundary between the Republic of Texas and the United States.
  • Cynthia Banda, Magic Valley EC: San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.
  • David Whittle, Deep East Texas EC: San Felipe United Methodist Church in San Felipe.
  • Sherri Jeffery, Grayson-Collin EC: “Before huge signs and banners, companies painted their logos on their buildings.”
  • Christena Stephens, Lyntegar EC: The chapel at the World War II prisoner-of-war camp near Hereford.
  • Web Extra: Patricia Rapacki, MidSouth EC: Mission Espada at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.
  • Web Extra: Kim Jung, Central Texas EC: “My mom, Alice Kunz Grinke; her dad; aunt; and uncle stop for a quick photo before heading to the creek to catch supper. I’m guessing Mom was backup for squirrel or rabbit in case the fishing wasn’t so great.”
  • Web Extra: Patsi Tindel, Lamar Electric: Smith’s Feed and Seed in Honey Grove was built in 1883. The building was in use until 2019, when the longtime owner retired.
  • Web Extra: Penny Acker, Nueces EC: Four brothers and one sister, in order by age. The man in the center is Acker’s grandfather, born in 1906 and raised in the Harris County area.
  • Web Extra: Abby Gibson, Pedernales EC: One of the painted churches in Schulenburg.
  • Web Extra: Steve Coyle, Pedernales EC: “A nighttime shot of the famous Hotel El Capitan in Van Horn. We stayed here on our way home from a trip to New Mexico.”
  • Web Extra: Mark Holly, Bandera EC: St. John Lutheran Church in Crabapple, near Fredericksburg, was completed in 1897 and housed worship services until 1962.
  • Web Extra: Linda McKenzie, Taylor EC: “Old building I photographed in Stamford.”
  • Web Extra: Jeremiah Terry, Bandera EC: The tower at Comanche Lookout Park in San Antonio.
  • Web Extra: Kay Bell, Nueces EC: German American great-grandparents in Medina County.
  • Web Extra: Mike Downey, Bryan Texas Utilities: “Jean and Sherwood Downey are posing in late December 1952, but in 10 months I would be born.”
  • Web Extra: Bill Hezlep, Bluebonnet EC: Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Round Top was completed in 1866.
  • Web Extra: Edward Reyes, Pedernales EC: The Alamo is “a sacred and historic place for all of Texas.”
  • Web Extra: Russell Thiel, Deep East Texas EC: The granite marker along FM 31 at the Louisiana border marks what used to be the boundary between the Republic of Texas and the United States.
  • Cynthia Banda, Magic Valley EC: San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.
  • David Whittle, Deep East Texas EC: San Felipe United Methodist Church in San Felipe.
  • Sherri Jeffery, Grayson-Collin EC: “Before huge signs and banners, companies painted their logos on their buildings.”
  • Christena Stephens, Lyntegar EC: The chapel at the World War II prisoner-of-war camp near Hereford.
  • Web Extra: Patricia Rapacki, MidSouth EC: Mission Espada at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.
  • Web Extra: Kim Jung, Central Texas EC: “My mom, Alice Kunz Grinke; her dad; aunt; and uncle stop for a quick photo before heading to the creek to catch supper. I’m guessing Mom was backup for squirrel or rabbit in case the fishing wasn’t so great.”
  • Web Extra: Patsi Tindel, Lamar Electric: Smith’s Feed and Seed in Honey Grove was built in 1883. The building was in use until 2019, when the longtime owner retired.
  • Web Extra: Penny Acker, Nueces EC: Four brothers and one sister, in order by age. The man in the center is Acker’s grandfather, born in 1906 and raised in the Harris County area.
  • Web Extra: Abby Gibson, Pedernales EC: One of the painted churches in Schulenburg.
  • Web Extra: Steve Coyle, Pedernales EC: “A nighttime shot of the famous Hotel El Capitan in Van Horn. We stayed here on our way home from a trip to New Mexico.”
  • Web Extra: Mark Holly, Bandera EC: St. John Lutheran Church in Crabapple, near Fredericksburg, was completed in 1897 and housed worship services until 1962.
  • Web Extra: Linda McKenzie, Taylor EC: “Old building I photographed in Stamford.”
  • Web Extra: Jeremiah Terry, Bandera EC: The tower at Comanche Lookout Park in San Antonio.
  • Web Extra: Kay Bell, Nueces EC: German American great-grandparents in Medina County.
  • Web Extra: Mike Downey, Bryan Texas Utilities: “Jean and Sherwood Downey are posing in late December 1952, but in 10 months I would be born.”
  • Web Extra: Bill Hezlep, Bluebonnet EC: Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Round Top was completed in 1866.
  • Web Extra: Edward Reyes, Pedernales EC: The Alamo is “a sacred and historic place for all of Texas.”
  • Web Extra: Russell Thiel, Deep East Texas EC: The granite marker along FM 31 at the Louisiana border marks what used to be the boundary between the Republic of Texas and the United States.
  • Cynthia Banda, Magic Valley EC: San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.
  • David Whittle, Deep East Texas EC: San Felipe United Methodist Church in San Felipe.
  • Sherri Jeffery, Grayson-Collin EC: “Before huge signs and banners, companies painted their logos on their buildings.”
  • Christena Stephens, Lyntegar EC: The chapel at the World War II prisoner-of-war camp near Hereford.
  • Web Extra: Patricia Rapacki, MidSouth EC: Mission Espada at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.
  • Web Extra: Kim Jung, Central Texas EC: “My mom, Alice Kunz Grinke; her dad; aunt; and uncle stop for a quick photo before heading to the creek to catch supper. I’m guessing Mom was backup for squirrel or rabbit in case the fishing wasn’t so great.”
  • Web Extra: Patsi Tindel, Lamar Electric: Smith’s Feed and Seed in Honey Grove was built in 1883. The building was in use until 2019, when the longtime owner retired.
  • Web Extra: Penny Acker, Nueces EC: Four brothers and one sister, in order by age. The man in the center is Acker’s grandfather, born in 1906 and raised in the Harris County area.
  • Web Extra: Abby Gibson, Pedernales EC: One of the painted churches in Schulenburg.
  • Web Extra: Steve Coyle, Pedernales EC: “A nighttime shot of the famous Hotel El Capitan in Van Horn. We stayed here on our way home from a trip to New Mexico.”
  • Web Extra: Mark Holly, Bandera EC: St. John Lutheran Church in Crabapple, near Fredericksburg, was completed in 1897 and housed worship services until 1962.
  • Web Extra: Linda McKenzie, Taylor EC: “Old building I photographed in Stamford.”
  • Web Extra: Jeremiah Terry, Bandera EC: The tower at Comanche Lookout Park in San Antonio.
  • Web Extra: Kay Bell, Nueces EC: German American great-grandparents in Medina County.
  • Web Extra: Mike Downey, Bryan Texas Utilities: “Jean and Sherwood Downey are posing in late December 1952, but in 10 months I would be born.”
  • Web Extra: Bill Hezlep, Bluebonnet EC: Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Round Top was completed in 1866.
  • Web Extra: Edward Reyes, Pedernales EC: The Alamo is “a sacred and historic place for all of Texas.”
  • Web Extra: Russell Thiel, Deep East Texas EC: The granite marker along FM 31 at the Louisiana border marks what used to be the boundary between the Republic of Texas and the United States.
  • Cynthia Banda, Magic Valley EC: San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.
  • David Whittle, Deep East Texas EC: San Felipe United Methodist Church in San Felipe.
  • Sherri Jeffery, Grayson-Collin EC: “Before huge signs and banners, companies painted their logos on their buildings.”
  • Christena Stephens, Lyntegar EC: The chapel at the World War II prisoner-of-war camp near Hereford.
  • Web Extra: Patricia Rapacki, MidSouth EC: Mission Espada at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.
  • Web Extra: Kim Jung, Central Texas EC: “My mom, Alice Kunz Grinke; her dad; aunt; and uncle stop for a quick photo before heading to the creek to catch supper. I’m guessing Mom was backup for squirrel or rabbit in case the fishing wasn’t so great.”
  • Web Extra: Patsi Tindel, Lamar Electric: Smith’s Feed and Seed in Honey Grove was built in 1883. The building was in use until 2019, when the longtime owner retired.
  • Web Extra: Penny Acker, Nueces EC: Four brothers and one sister, in order by age. The man in the center is Acker’s grandfather, born in 1906 and raised in the Harris County area.
  • Web Extra: Abby Gibson, Pedernales EC: One of the painted churches in Schulenburg.
  • Web Extra: Steve Coyle, Pedernales EC: “A nighttime shot of the famous Hotel El Capitan in Van Horn. We stayed here on our way home from a trip to New Mexico.”
  • Web Extra: Mark Holly, Bandera EC: St. John Lutheran Church in Crabapple, near Fredericksburg, was completed in 1897 and housed worship services until 1962.
  • Web Extra: Linda McKenzie, Taylor EC: “Old building I photographed in Stamford.”
  • Web Extra: Jeremiah Terry, Bandera EC: The tower at Comanche Lookout Park in San Antonio.
  • Web Extra: Kay Bell, Nueces EC: German American great-grandparents in Medina County.
  • Web Extra: Mike Downey, Bryan Texas Utilities: “Jean and Sherwood Downey are posing in late December 1952, but in 10 months I would be born.”
  • Web Extra: Bill Hezlep, Bluebonnet EC: Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Round Top was completed in 1866.
  • Web Extra: Edward Reyes, Pedernales EC: The Alamo is “a sacred and historic place for all of Texas.”
  • Web Extra: Russell Thiel, Deep East Texas EC: The granite marker along FM 31 at the Louisiana border marks what used to be the boundary between the Republic of Texas and the United States.
  • Cynthia Banda, Magic Valley EC: San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.
  • David Whittle, Deep East Texas EC: San Felipe United Methodist Church in San Felipe.
  • Sherri Jeffery, Grayson-Collin EC: “Before huge signs and banners, companies painted their logos on their buildings.”
  • Christena Stephens, Lyntegar EC: The chapel at the World War II prisoner-of-war camp near Hereford.
  • Web Extra: Patricia Rapacki, MidSouth EC: Mission Espada at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.
  • Web Extra: Kim Jung, Central Texas EC: “My mom, Alice Kunz Grinke; her dad; aunt; and uncle stop for a quick photo before heading to the creek to catch supper. I’m guessing Mom was backup for squirrel or rabbit in case the fishing wasn’t so great.”
  • Web Extra: Patsi Tindel, Lamar Electric: Smith’s Feed and Seed in Honey Grove was built in 1883. The building was in use until 2019, when the longtime owner retired.
  • Web Extra: Penny Acker, Nueces EC: Four brothers and one sister, in order by age. The man in the center is Acker’s grandfather, born in 1906 and raised in the Harris County area.
  • Web Extra: Abby Gibson, Pedernales EC: One of the painted churches in Schulenburg.
  • Web Extra: Steve Coyle, Pedernales EC: “A nighttime shot of the famous Hotel El Capitan in Van Horn. We stayed here on our way home from a trip to New Mexico.”
  • Web Extra: Mark Holly, Bandera EC: St. John Lutheran Church in Crabapple, near Fredericksburg, was completed in 1897 and housed worship services until 1962.
  • Web Extra: Linda McKenzie, Taylor EC: “Old building I photographed in Stamford.”
  • Web Extra: Jeremiah Terry, Bandera EC: The tower at Comanche Lookout Park in San Antonio.
  • Web Extra: Kay Bell, Nueces EC: German American great-grandparents in Medina County.
  • Web Extra: Mike Downey, Bryan Texas Utilities: “Jean and Sherwood Downey are posing in late December 1952, but in 10 months I would be born.”
  • Web Extra: Bill Hezlep, Bluebonnet EC: Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Round Top was completed in 1866.
  • Web Extra: Edward Reyes, Pedernales EC: The Alamo is “a sacred and historic place for all of Texas.”
  • Web Extra: Russell Thiel, Deep East Texas EC: The granite marker along FM 31 at the Louisiana border marks what used to be the boundary between the Republic of Texas and the United States.
  • Cynthia Banda, Magic Valley EC: San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.
  • David Whittle, Deep East Texas EC: San Felipe United Methodist Church in San Felipe.
  • Sherri Jeffery, Grayson-Collin EC: “Before huge signs and banners, companies painted their logos on their buildings.”
  • Christena Stephens, Lyntegar EC: The chapel at the World War II prisoner-of-war camp near Hereford.
  • Web Extra: Patricia Rapacki, MidSouth EC: Mission Espada at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.
  • Web Extra: Kim Jung, Central Texas EC: “My mom, Alice Kunz Grinke; her dad; aunt; and uncle stop for a quick photo before heading to the creek to catch supper. I’m guessing Mom was backup for squirrel or rabbit in case the fishing wasn’t so great.”
  • Web Extra: Patsi Tindel, Lamar Electric: Smith’s Feed and Seed in Honey Grove was built in 1883. The building was in use until 2019, when the longtime owner retired.
  • Web Extra: Penny Acker, Nueces EC: Four brothers and one sister, in order by age. The man in the center is Acker’s grandfather, born in 1906 and raised in the Harris County area.
  • Web Extra: Abby Gibson, Pedernales EC: One of the painted churches in Schulenburg.
  • Web Extra: Steve Coyle, Pedernales EC: “A nighttime shot of the famous Hotel El Capitan in Van Horn. We stayed here on our way home from a trip to New Mexico.”
  • Web Extra: Mark Holly, Bandera EC: St. John Lutheran Church in Crabapple, near Fredericksburg, was completed in 1897 and housed worship services until 1962.
  • Web Extra: Linda McKenzie, Taylor EC: “Old building I photographed in Stamford.”
  • Web Extra: Jeremiah Terry, Bandera EC: The tower at Comanche Lookout Park in San Antonio.
  • Web Extra: Kay Bell, Nueces EC: German American great-grandparents in Medina County.
  • Web Extra: Mike Downey, Bryan Texas Utilities: “Jean and Sherwood Downey are posing in late December 1952, but in 10 months I would be born.”
  • Web Extra: Bill Hezlep, Bluebonnet EC: Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Round Top was completed in 1866.
  • Web Extra: Edward Reyes, Pedernales EC: The Alamo is “a sacred and historic place for all of Texas.”
  • Web Extra: Russell Thiel, Deep East Texas EC: The granite marker along FM 31 at the Louisiana border marks what used to be the boundary between the Republic of Texas and the United States.
  • Cynthia Banda, Magic Valley EC: San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.
  • David Whittle, Deep East Texas EC: San Felipe United Methodist Church in San Felipe.
  • Sherri Jeffery, Grayson-Collin EC: “Before huge signs and banners, companies painted their logos on their buildings.”
  • Christena Stephens, Lyntegar EC: The chapel at the World War II prisoner-of-war camp near Hereford.
  • Web Extra: Patricia Rapacki, MidSouth EC: Mission Espada at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.
  • Web Extra: Kim Jung, Central Texas EC: “My mom, Alice Kunz Grinke; her dad; aunt; and uncle stop for a quick photo before heading to the creek to catch supper. I’m guessing Mom was backup for squirrel or rabbit in case the fishing wasn’t so great.”
  • Web Extra: Patsi Tindel, Lamar Electric: Smith’s Feed and Seed in Honey Grove was built in 1883. The building was in use until 2019, when the longtime owner retired.
  • Web Extra: Penny Acker, Nueces EC: Four brothers and one sister, in order by age. The man in the center is Acker’s grandfather, born in 1906 and raised in the Harris County area.
  • Web Extra: Abby Gibson, Pedernales EC: One of the painted churches in Schulenburg.
  • Web Extra: Steve Coyle, Pedernales EC: “A nighttime shot of the famous Hotel El Capitan in Van Horn. We stayed here on our way home from a trip to New Mexico.”
  • Web Extra: Mark Holly, Bandera EC: St. John Lutheran Church in Crabapple, near Fredericksburg, was completed in 1897 and housed worship services until 1962.
  • Web Extra: Linda McKenzie, Taylor EC: “Old building I photographed in Stamford.”
  • Web Extra: Jeremiah Terry, Bandera EC: The tower at Comanche Lookout Park in San Antonio.
  • Web Extra: Kay Bell, Nueces EC: German American great-grandparents in Medina County.
  • Web Extra: Mike Downey, Bryan Texas Utilities: “Jean and Sherwood Downey are posing in late December 1952, but in 10 months I would be born.”
  • Web Extra: Bill Hezlep, Bluebonnet EC: Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Round Top was completed in 1866.
  • Web Extra: Edward Reyes, Pedernales EC: The Alamo is “a sacred and historic place for all of Texas.”
  • Web Extra: Russell Thiel, Deep East Texas EC: The granite marker along FM 31 at the Louisiana border marks what used to be the boundary between the Republic of Texas and the United States.
  • Cynthia Banda, Magic Valley EC: San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.
  • David Whittle, Deep East Texas EC: San Felipe United Methodist Church in San Felipe.
  • Sherri Jeffery, Grayson-Collin EC: “Before huge signs and banners, companies painted their logos on their buildings.”
  • Christena Stephens, Lyntegar EC: The chapel at the World War II prisoner-of-war camp near Hereford.
  • Web Extra: Patricia Rapacki, MidSouth EC: Mission Espada at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.
  • Web Extra: Kim Jung, Central Texas EC: “My mom, Alice Kunz Grinke; her dad; aunt; and uncle stop for a quick photo before heading to the creek to catch supper. I’m guessing Mom was backup for squirrel or rabbit in case the fishing wasn’t so great.”
  • Web Extra: Patsi Tindel, Lamar Electric: Smith’s Feed and Seed in Honey Grove was built in 1883. The building was in use until 2019, when the longtime owner retired.
  • Web Extra: Penny Acker, Nueces EC: Four brothers and one sister, in order by age. The man in the center is Acker’s grandfather, born in 1906 and raised in the Harris County area.
  • Web Extra: Abby Gibson, Pedernales EC: One of the painted churches in Schulenburg.
  • Web Extra: Steve Coyle, Pedernales EC: “A nighttime shot of the famous Hotel El Capitan in Van Horn. We stayed here on our way home from a trip to New Mexico.”
  • Web Extra: Mark Holly, Bandera EC: St. John Lutheran Church in Crabapple, near Fredericksburg, was completed in 1897 and housed worship services until 1962.
  • Web Extra: Linda McKenzie, Taylor EC: “Old building I photographed in Stamford.”
  • Web Extra: Jeremiah Terry, Bandera EC: The tower at Comanche Lookout Park in San Antonio.
  • Web Extra: Kay Bell, Nueces EC: German American great-grandparents in Medina County.
  • Web Extra: Mike Downey, Bryan Texas Utilities: “Jean and Sherwood Downey are posing in late December 1952, but in 10 months I would be born.”
  • Web Extra: Bill Hezlep, Bluebonnet EC: Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Round Top was completed in 1866.
  • Web Extra: Edward Reyes, Pedernales EC: The Alamo is “a sacred and historic place for all of Texas.”
  • Web Extra: Russell Thiel, Deep East Texas EC: The granite marker along FM 31 at the Louisiana border marks what used to be the boundary between the Republic of Texas and the United States.
  • Cynthia Banda, Magic Valley EC: San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.
  • David Whittle, Deep East Texas EC: San Felipe United Methodist Church in San Felipe.
  • Sherri Jeffery, Grayson-Collin EC: “Before huge signs and banners, companies painted their logos on their buildings.”
  • Christena Stephens, Lyntegar EC: The chapel at the World War II prisoner-of-war camp near Hereford.
  • Web Extra: Patricia Rapacki, MidSouth EC: Mission Espada at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.
  • Web Extra: Kim Jung, Central Texas EC: “My mom, Alice Kunz Grinke; her dad; aunt; and uncle stop for a quick photo before heading to the creek to catch supper. I’m guessing Mom was backup for squirrel or rabbit in case the fishing wasn’t so great.”
  • Web Extra: Patsi Tindel, Lamar Electric: Smith’s Feed and Seed in Honey Grove was built in 1883. The building was in use until 2019, when the longtime owner retired.
  • Web Extra: Penny Acker, Nueces EC: Four brothers and one sister, in order by age. The man in the center is Acker’s grandfather, born in 1906 and raised in the Harris County area.
  • Web Extra: Abby Gibson, Pedernales EC: One of the painted churches in Schulenburg.
  • Web Extra: Steve Coyle, Pedernales EC: “A nighttime shot of the famous Hotel El Capitan in Van Horn. We stayed here on our way home from a trip to New Mexico.”
  • Web Extra: Mark Holly, Bandera EC: St. John Lutheran Church in Crabapple, near Fredericksburg, was completed in 1897 and housed worship services until 1962.
  • Web Extra: Linda McKenzie, Taylor EC: “Old building I photographed in Stamford.”
  • Web Extra: Jeremiah Terry, Bandera EC: The tower at Comanche Lookout Park in San Antonio.
  • Web Extra: Kay Bell, Nueces EC: German American great-grandparents in Medina County.
  • Web Extra: Mike Downey, Bryan Texas Utilities: “Jean and Sherwood Downey are posing in late December 1952, but in 10 months I would be born.”
  • Web Extra: Bill Hezlep, Bluebonnet EC: Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Round Top was completed in 1866.
  • Web Extra: Edward Reyes, Pedernales EC: The Alamo is “a sacred and historic place for all of Texas.”
  • Web Extra: Russell Thiel, Deep East Texas EC: The granite marker along FM 31 at the Louisiana border marks what used to be the boundary between the Republic of Texas and the United States.

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