Best Example Of Texas Hubris

The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum's Lone Star

Our anticipation mounted as the construction site on MLK & Congress evolved from a tower of scaffolding to a grandiose temple fit for our state's grandiose history. But then one day we drove by and nearly ran off the road. What the ??! This huge brown Lone Star plopped in front of the building, looking as if it fell from some dung-colored galaxy. Yeah, everything's bigger in Texas, but we're filing this 35-foot bronze monument under Texan Things that Prove Bigger Ain't Necessarily Better, along with tree roaches and Dallas mall hair.

Bullock Texas State History Museum
1800 Congress, 512/936-4629
www.thestoryoftexas.com

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