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Texas from the A to the Z

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1: Table of Contents | 2 V-Vernon University........24 B-Bob Bullock 3 W-Waco.....................................25 C- Austin Communty 4 X-Xbar Ranch.......................26 D-Diablo 5 Y-Ye Old Clock Museum....27 E-Enchanted 6 Z-Zilker Park F-Fortworth 7 G-Guadaloupe 8 H-Houston 10 I-Indianola ll J- J.A 12 K-Kerrville Folk 13 L-Lufkin 14 M-Mount 15 N- Nuces 16 O-Odessa 17 P-Pioneer Building Fredricks 18 Q-Quinton 19 R-Rio 20 S-Sam Houston 21 T-Trinity River............................................................................Page 22 23

2: Alamo | The Alamo is an 18th-centry mission church in sanantonio texas. The constrction of the mission started on May 8, 1744. The Alamo was designed to have two bell towers and a domed roof. In the early 1800s, Texas belonged to mexico. The word Alamo is spanish for cottonwood. | historical

3: Bob Bullock museum | Historical | the Bob Bullock Museum is a few blocks away from the state capital. The museum has three floors of interactive exhibits, A speacial effects theater and an Imax theater. The construnction broke ground on April 15 1999, and a cost of U.S 80 million dollars. The museum was opened on San Jacinto Day.

4: Cominuty Austin Colledge University | CAC opened its doors on Sept, 17, 1973. It is now the second largest institution in higher learning in centeral texas, with a service that stretches over 8 counties and seven thousand squeare miles. ACC is also ranked #1 in the nation among chemical engineering programs in the U.S

5: Diablo mountains | landform | Though the average elevation is about 3,000 ft, a summit at over 2,300 ft is considered high, mainly because the range is mostly rolling grassland and plateaus, punctuated by sudden peaks.It is bordered on the northeast by the San Joaquin River, on the southeast by the San Joaquin Valley, on the southwest by the Salinas River, and on the northwest by the Santa Clara Valley. The state that you would fnd the Diablo mountains in is California

6: Enchanted Rock | landform | Enchanted Rock (16710 Ranch Rd 965, Fredericksburg TX) is an enormous pink granite pluton rock formation located in the Llano Uplift approximately 15 miles (24 km) north of Fredericksburg, Texas, USA and 15 miles (24 km) south of Llano, Texas.

7: Fortworth | city | Fortworth is the sixteenth largest city in The U.S, and the fith largest city in Texas. located in North Central Texas, just South East of the Panhandle. The city was astablished in 1849 and was named Cow Town for its large cattle farms.

8: Guadalupe | recreation | The Guadalupe Rivers was one of the earliest-explored Rivers in Texas, and was named for our Lady of Guadalupe bye Spanish explorer Alanso de leon in 1689. During 1691-93, Domingo Teran de los rios the Spanish Governor of Texas, maintained a colony on the river.

9: Houston Memorial Center | historical | Houston is home to the world-famous-Texas medical center. as well as sophisticated network of large and small community hospital systems. The Methodist Hospital, with more than 1,500 beds and is Houston's largest

10: Indiana Texas | Indianola is a ghost town located on Matagorda Bay in Calhoun,Texas, United States. In 1875 the cit had a population of 5,000 but on September !5th of that year a powerful hurricane struck. Killing between 150 and 300 people and almost entirely destroying houses. | CIty

11: J.A Ranch | Historical | The J.A Ranch, founded by John George Adair and Charles Goodnight, is the oldest privately owned cattle Ranch in the Palo Duro Canyon Section of the Texas panhandle south east of Amarillo

12: Kerrville folk festival | Recreation | The Kerrville Folk Festival is a music festival held for 18 consecutive days in the late spring/early summer at quiet valley ranch near Kerrville Texas. The event draws around 30,000 people per year. The event has run on a yearly bases since 1972. The festival places a strong emphasis on song writing, though the performances encompass a variety of styles.

13: Lufkin Texas | City | Lufkin is a city in Angelina County, Texas, United States. Founded in 1882, the population was 35,067 in 2010. it is the county seat of Angelina County, and is situated in deep east Texas

14: Mount Davis | landforms | The Davis Mountains are a range of mountains in west Texas, located near fort Davis after which they are named. They are popular site for camping and hiking, and the region includes Fort Davis National Historic Site and Davis mountains state park.

15: Nueches | Body of Water | The Nueches River is in the U.S. state of Texas, approximately 315 miles long. It drains a region in central and Souther Texas southeastward into the Gulf of Mexico. Early settlers named the river after the numerous pecan trees along its banks. Nueces is Spanish for nuts.

16: Odessa college is a public two-year junior college based in Odessa, Texas, USA serving the people of Ector country and the Permian Basin. It currently enrolls about 5,000 annually in its university-parallel and occupation/technical courses, and 11,000 student annually in its basic education. | university | Odessa college

17: Pioneer building fredricksburg | it was founded in 1846 and named after prince Fredrick of Prussia. Fredricksburg is the birthplace of fleet admiral. it is the sister of montabaur Germany. On october 14, 1970, the Fredricksburg Historic distric was added to the national regester of historic places in Texas. | HIstorical

18: Quanah Texas | Quanah is a city in and the county seat of Hardeman County, Texas, United States,northwest of Fort Worth, and a few miles from the Oklahoma-Texas state line. It is named for Quanah Parker, the last Comanche chief. Old map of Quanah, Texas in 1890,The community was organized in 1884 as a stop on the Fort Worth and Denver Railway. | City

19: Rio Grande | River | The Rio Grande river flows from its headwaters in San Jaun mountains of southern Colorado for 1,865 miles to the gulf of Mexico near Brownsville, Texas. For 1,250 miles, the Rio Grande is the boundary between the United States and Mexico.In a remote stretch in west Texas, the river makes a curve to the northeast to form the “big bend.” It is here that the wild character of the river lives on.

20: This university was founded in 1879, and is a public university located in Huntsville, Texas. It is one of the oldest purpose-built institutions for the instruction of teachers west of the Mississippi River and the first such institutions of its type in the state of Texas. It is named for one of Texas's founding fathers, Sam Houston, who made his home in the city. | University | Sam Houston College

21: The Trinity River is a 10 mile long river that flows entirely within the U.S State of Texas. It rises in extreme north Texas, a few miles south of the Red river | Water | Trinity River

22: university | The University of Texas at Austin (informally University of Texas, or simply UT) is a public research university located in Austin, Texas. Founded in 1883, it is the flagship institution of The University of Texas System. The university's campus is located approximately 0.25 miles from the Texas State Capitol. | U.T

23: university | Vernon College, known as Vernon Regional Junior College until May 2001, is a community college, located in Wichita Falls, Texas and Vernon, Texas. | Vernon College

24: city | Founded in 1849 along the Brazos River, Waco is located between Dallas and Austin on Interstate Highway 35. Waco has big city advantages, without big city hassles. Over 120,000 people call Waco home with over 100,000 more in the surrounding areas. | waco

25: Ye Olde Clock and Gift Shoppe, in Dallas, Pa is a family-owned business since 1968. They hand select their clocks, fine collectibles, curio cabinets, watches and jewelry from their craftsman all over the world. Their expert staff provides old fashioned, personalized customer service. They offer a dedicated service department on the premises. | historical importance | Ye old clock shop

26: Zilker park is famous for many things, people play sports, do activity's and just have fun their! The thing it is mostly famous for is this thing that we do here in Austin called Austin City Limits (ACL). Famous people come from all over the world and just play live music. Its fun! It can be competitive too at Zilker, because there is a lovely place where people play ultimate Frisbee and its a famous sport. | recreation | Zilker park

27:,_Texas,_Texas http://www.odess,_Texas,_Texas | Citations

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