Aggies can always recite a lengthy list of admirable things that make Texas A&M special, but what about the community around campus? For many years, The Historic Preservation Committee has conducted popular monthly luncheons featuring lectures and presentations focused on College Station’s rich history. Continue reading Learn about College Station’s fascinating history through our monthly lunch lectures
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s meeting on Thursday, Oct. 28. The meeting starts after 5 p.m. and is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and cstx.gov/cstv19. Continue reading Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meeting (Oct. 28)
After being put on hold because of the pandemic, the popular Exploring History Luncheons return this fall starting Wednesday, Sept. 15. The luncheons begin at 11:30 a.m. on the third Wednesday of each month at the beautiful Larry J. Ringer Library. Continue reading After a long pandemic hiatus, College Station’s celebrated Exploring History Luncheons are back
College Station’s rich and dynamic history has seen it grow from a quiet little college town into a burgeoning mid-sized city of 125,000. A pair of well-researched books explore many of the people and events that helped shape College Station and guide its swift evolution into one of the nation’s best places to live. Continue reading Two books help you explore College Station’s rich history
In the mid-1990s, Lillian “Jean” Clark Robinson, the Lincoln Recreation Center’s former supervisor, commissioned a mural in the original gymnasium to honor iconic black leaders. The faces and stories illustrated in the simple mural serve to inspire us all. Continue reading Lincoln Center’s beautiful mural continues to inspire
Eight-two years ago today, area residents overwhelmingly voted 271-39 to incorporate College Station as a city. To that point, College Station had been the simple name of a train station mail stop since 1877, a year after a small, rural college opened its doors near the railroad tracks. But the members of the growing community dreamed of more. Happy 82nd anniversary, College Station! Continue reading Happy 82nd anniversary, College Station!