The Iconography of Texas
The Roots of Texas: Historically important MapsView the Maps of Texas
“WE GOT HERE AS SOON AS WE COULD”
1650 to 1900: Two and one half centuries of unrelenting competition and conflict. The prize? Political and economic domination of North America. The principal players were England, France, Spain, their colonial subjects, and the indigenous peoples who preceded them on the continent. The result shaped the world we live in today.
The Natural History of TexasView Natural History of Texas
John James Audubon, the renowned artist and naturalist, spent several months in Texas in the early 1830s. This was a time of great exploration and discovery for Audubon, who was eager to study the wildlife of this vast and largely uncharted region.