Can You Dig It?

WACO MAMMOTH SITE, WACO

In 1907 T. L. Eyerly, a science teacher from the Panhandle, took his students on a field trip to the prehistoric ruins along Wolf Creek. Their investigation of pre-Columbian stone dwellings, known as the Buried City, is the earliest-known archaeological excavation in the state. Texans have been eagerly digging up the past ever since.

Six Must-Attend Events: February 7–February 16

SAN MARCOS

Mental Images
The photographer Michael Nye’s “Fine Line” exhibition at the Wittliff Collections at Texas State University gives voice to schizophrenics, agoraphobics, and bipolar sufferers to show where mental health ends and mental illness begins. Recordings of the subjects talking about their conditions complement each of about forty black-and-white portraits, taken with what Nye calls “one of those big cameras like Mathew Brady used during the Civil War.”

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