Thursday, March 23, 2017
Bethlehem Lutheran Church Round Top Texas

Bethlehem Lutheran Church: A Community Pillar in Round Top

For 150 years, Bethlehem Lutheran Church has been a community pillar in Round Top.
The history of the church and the town are deeply intertwined. “For...
Cat Spring Agricultural Hall in Fayette County Texas

Rambling Boy: Feasts and Fireman’s Frolics

  One Saturday morning in May several years ago, I went to call on Otto Heinsohn, a blacksmith I knew in the little town of...
Texas Dance Hall Preservation Round Top Register Cover Story

Texas Dance Hall Preservation: A Passion

  The dance hall culture is alive and well around Round Top. Smoke still pours from barbecue pits, music wafts through open windows and crowds...
Webart Gary McKee Swiss Alp Memories

Gary E. McKee Remembers….

  Gary E. McKee attributes his love of road trips to the long treks his parents made between California and Texas on U.S. Highway 90...
Round Top in 1970 Lonn Taylor

Round Top in 1970

Life was simpler in Round Top when I moved there in 1970. The Antiques Show took place on one weekend in April and consisted...
Round Top Fourth of July Float

Fayette County Fourth of July

Find info on the 2016 Round Top 4th of July Celebration Here. Yesterday was the 231st Fourth of July to be celebrated in the United...
Sam Houston was leading the Texas army during Runaway Scrape

The Runaway Scrape

by Lonn Taylor The Rambling Boy The weeks between March 6, 1836, when the Alamo fell, and April 21, when Santa Anna was defeated at San...