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FC: Texas From Averhoff to Zero Gravity


2: LETTER TABLE OF CONTENTS PAGE # | A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q | 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17

3: Letter Table of Contents # | R S T U V W X Y Z | 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26

4: The Averhoff Reservoir is located just out of Crystal TX. It was formed when two dams were built on the Nueces River in 1948. The deepestpart of this reservoir is about 28 ft. and this resevvoir also is a great spot for fishing. | Averhoff Water | A

5: B | Baylor University | Baylor University is located in Waco, Txas. Baylor is a christain colledge. It was founded in 1845 by Baptist pioneers. The campus is 735 acres. Baylor educates more than 14,000 men and women to acheieve their individual life goals.

6: Czech Heritage Museum Historical Importance | The Czech Heritage Museum is located in Temple,TX. This museum holds over 30,000 artifacts and is there to represent Czech culture and try to recreate how the \Czech people lived. This museum was built in 1931 by a man named Dr. Mason, This museum also includes documents made by the Czech people dating back to 1700, | C

7: Dallas County Community College District | DCCCD is located in Dallas Texas. 40 years ago goals were set by R.L Thorton, II, Mrs. Margaret McDermott, and DCCCD’s founding chancellor, Dr. Bill J. Priest to create the best community college in the country. The college was created in 1965 and opend for the first time in 1966. | D | D | D | D | D | D | D | D | D | D | D | D | D | D | D | D | D | D | D | D

8: Enchanted Rock Landforms | E | Enchanted rock is just outside of Fredricksburg in Big Shady Creek TX. In 1978 the park was founded by the Moss family, but was acquired by the state of Texas in 1984. This rock is entirely made of pink granite and has been visited by humans for 11,00 years.

9: Fair Field Lake State Park | Fairfield Lake State Park is 1,460 acres northeast of the City of Fairfield in Freestone County. In 1971-1972 the park was acquired by lease from Texas Utilities and in 1976 the park was re-opend to the public. In the mid-ninteenth centery the land was first broken in by Anglo farmers and their African American slaves. this went on untill after World War II when other job oppertunities increased. | F

10: G | Gulf of Mexico Water | The Gulf of Mexico is the body of water bordering the south of Texas. The Gulf is the ninth largest body in the world and it's deepest part is about 4,384m. Most people say that the gulf is about 3 million years old and most scientists agree that the Gulf was formed in a reslut of seafloor subsidence.

11: Hubbard, Texas | Hubbard, Texas is located in Hill county and is about 29 miles NE of Waco, Tx. The population of the city is 1,586. Once known as Slap-Out, Texas or McLainsboro, Texas, the community was established around 1860 | H

12: I | Independence Park Historical Importance | Independence Park is located in Missouri City, Texas. Phase I of this park was opened in 2000 and holds 18 other parks within itself. This park also has man small neighborhoods and other recreations.

13: San Jacento Battleground | J | The San Jacento Battleground is located in LaPorte Texas near Houston. It is a historical site where the battle of San Jacento was fought on April 21, 1836. The battle brought Texas independence From Mexico. The main purpose of the 1,200 site is to preserve the land on which General Sam Houston and the Texas troops served on.

14: K | Kingsville City | Kingsville is a small town with a population of 26,213. Kingsville was founded in 1904 by Captain Richard King and was named after him too. This town was founded in 1853 and originally belonged to the people of Mexico. Some people still act like cowboys and go around the streets of Kingsville on horses.

15: Langtry Tx. | L | Langtry is on Loop 25 off U.S. Highway 90 just north of the Rio Grande and eight miles west of the Pecos River. The population is 145. Langtry was established by European Americans in 1882. The city is named after the engineer George Langtry, who supervised the Chinese immigrants working on the railroads.

16: M | Mt. Bonnell Landforms | Mt. Bonnell is located in Austin, TX. It was believed to be named after a news paper publisher named GeorgeW. Bonnell who moved to Texas in 1836. George W. Bonnell lived in present day Trvis county and published a popular newspaper called The Texas Sentinel. Mt. Bonnell is the highest point in Austin at a height of 780 ft. Mt. Bonnell was also registered as a Texas landmark in 1969.

17: N | Cave Without a Name | The Cave Without a Name is a natural, living cavern that is said to be the most beautiful in Texas. It located less than 12 miles away from Boerne, Texas. the cave is filled with Stalactites and Stalagmites. There are six major rooms which are 66 degrees year-round. | http:www.cavewithoutaname.com/

18: O | Oblate School of Theology University | This school came to Texas in 1849, but this school was put in San Antonio in 1903. THis school is the first Catholic Bishop school in Texas and is there to help men get ready for priesthood.

19: P | Palo Duro Canyon | Palo Duro Canyon is located in the Texas Panhandle near Amarillo. The state park covers 29,182 acres of the northern most part of it. humans have inhabited it for around 12,00 years. The first settlers were nomadic tribes who manly hunted mammoth, giant-bison, and other large mammals. | http://www.palodurocanyon.com/

20: Q | Quintana Beach County Park Recreation | Quintana Beach County Park is in a small island village near Freeport and Surfside. Quintana has been a community since 1500 and in modern times is a great spot for fishing and camping.

21: R | Ranger College | Ranger College is a community college in Ranger, Texas. The campus covers 50 acres within the city limits. Ranger College opened in April, 1925 with 30 students. it was first located on the third floor of Ranger High School.

22: S | San Antonio River Water | The San Antonio River has been a part of Native American culture for about 11,000 years. This river flows through six counties and flows into the Gulf near San Antonio Bay. The river walk goes for about 160 miles and goes through some towns too.

23: T | Texas Water Rampage | Texas water Rampage is in Lubbock, Texas. It is has been opened for 25 years. They have tidal waves, giant water slides, and a lazy river. It was closed for a year and a half, but reopened in 2010. Their main attraction is the Rio Rampage lazy river, which is 700 feet.

24: U | USS Lexington Museum Historical Importance | The Uss Lexington Museum is located in Corpus Christi TX. This museum shows a lot of history about the old armed forces. The main battleship was donated to the museum in 1992 and is home to other planes from the 40s'.

25: V | Victoria, Texas | Victoria is one of the oldest incorporated cities in Texas. It is a way to get to Rockport, Texas. The first population included about 41 families. Now the population is over 80,000 people. The first settlers were from Mexico, but later there were people places like Germany, Czechoslovakia, Italy, Ireland, Lebanon and the United States.

26: W | Waxahachie Lake Water | Lake Waxahachie is located in Waxahachie TX. It is 656 acres wide and is averageed to be 48ft. deep. This lake is great for fishing and is not a place for vegetation.

27: X | XIT Historical Museum | The XIT Museum is located in Dalhart, Texas. The museum has artifacts from the XIT Ranch. They have old ranching equipment, wagons, and many period rooms including a wedding chapel. The XIT ranch covered part of ten Texas counties. The ranch operated from 1885-1912.

28: Y | Yoakum Heritage Museum Historical Importance | Yoakum Heritage Museum was founded in in 1980. It is located in Yoakum TX and was formed by a community leader named Bill who thought that the community needed recreation and history.

29: Z | Zero Gravity Thrill Amusement Park | The Zero Gravity Thrill Amusement Park is located in Dallas, Texas. The park has been open since 1992. The first ride to give visitors an out-of-this-world feeling,was a bungee tower. the second ride to give people this unique feeling was The Sky Coaster. The next ride is The Texas Blastoff, which blasts you off 150 feet in the air.

30: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

31: HISTORICAL IMPORTANCE UNIVERCITY WATER LANDFORMS RECREATION CITIES | http://www.dallas.com/zero-gravity-thrill-amusement-park-b11888821 | http://www.gregspears.com/history/history.html | http://www.dallas.com/zero-gravity-thrill-amusement-park-b11888821 | http://www.rangercollege.edu/about.html | http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Langtry,_Texas | http://www.baylor.edu/about/index.php?id=47582 | http: dcccd | http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Lexington_(CV-16) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mt_Bonnell http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oblate_school_of_theology http:/state.tx.us http;kingsville.tx.com quintana.org wikipedia.com | Cites

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