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FC: Alphabetically Attached to Texas! | Texas has so many sites to see, historical land marks to observer, and universities to attend!

1: Alphabetically Attached to Texas By: Gabbi Martinez and Jessica Meek Coach Kee Period 3 | Due September 19, 2011

2: A -Texas A&M B-Mont Bonnell C-Cedar Valley University D-Dallas E-Enchanted Rock F-Mt. Blanco Fossil Museum G-Guadalupe H-Houston I-Inner Space Caverns J-Jacksonville College K-King Ranch L-Lake Travis M-Mule Shoe | N-NASA O-Odessa P- Palo Duro Canyons Q- Quintana Beach County Park R-Red River S-Sabine River T-Texas Tech University U-University of Texas V-Vally Race Park W-Waco X-XIT Rodeo and Reunion Y-Yorktown Historical Museum Z-Zilker Park | Table of Contents

3: Texas A & M Universities | Texas A&M is the state's first public institution. Its large campus, which is over 5,200 acres of land, houses 49,000 students. This colossal campus makes Texas A&M one of the largest universities in the nation. As of right now, Texas A&M also has the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum on campus, making it one of the few colleges with a presidential library. In the 1960s, Texas A&M underwent changes which made it the nation's most premier research universities.

4: Mount Bonnell Landforms | Mount Bonnell is the highest point in Austin, Texas at 775 feet! The peak is named for George Bonnell, who served as Commissioner of Indian Affairs for the Texas Republic. Located at the top of the mountain sits a pavilion which offers breathtaking views of Lake Austin. The mountain with all its beauty is a favorite tourist destination.

5: Cedar Valley College Universities | Cedar Valley College is located in the Southern Dallas County on more than 300 acres of land. The college's beautiful architecture and landscaping has given this school a reputation of having one of the most scenic areas in the Metroplex area. Cedar Valley College is one of seven colleges in the Dallas County Community College District. Over 4,000 students benefit from its comprehensive curriculum!

6: Dallas Cities | The city of Dallas is located in North Texas on the Trinity River. The city was founded by John Neely Bryan in November 1841. When Bryan chose the location, he didn’t know he had picked what would become one of the best trading posts in Texas. In 1846, the Dallas County was established and quickly became a service center for the rural area surrounding it. The Dallas County has come a long way since the 1850s when its population was only 430 people. If you can believe it, Dallas’s population has grown to 3.5 million people! | The city of Dallas is located in North Texas on the Trinity River. The city was founded by John Neely Bryan in November 1841. When Bryan chose the location, he didn't know he had picked what would become one of the best trading posts in Texas. In 1846, the Dallas County was established and quickly became a service center for the rural area surrounding it. The Dallas County has come a long way since the 1850s when its population was only 430 people. If you can believe it, Dallas's population has grown to 3.5 million people!

7: Enchanted Rock Landform | Enchanted Rock State Natural Area is located north of Fredericksburg, on the border between Gillespie and Llano Counties. The breathtaking rock sits on 1,648.2 acres of land on Big Sandy Creek. The rock itself is a huge, pink granite exfoliation dome, rising 425 feet above ground and covering 640 acres! It is one the largest batholiths in the United States. Luckily for you outdoor explorers, the state of Texas acquired Enchanted Rock State Natural Area in 1983. Now all visitors can enjoy all the activities Enchanted Rock had to offer including from camping, hiking, picnicking, star gazing and so much more! | Enchanted Rock State Natural Area is located north of Fredericksburg, on the border between Gillespie and Llano Counties. The breathtaking rock sits on 1,648.2 acres of land on Big Sandy Creek. The rock itself is a huge, pink granite exfoliation dome, rising 425 feet above ground and covering 640 acres! It is one the largest batholiths in the United States. Luckily for you outdoor explorers, the state of Texas acquired Enchanted Rock State Natural Area in 1983. Now all visitors can enjoy all the activities Enchanted Rock had to offer including from camping, hiking, picnicking, star gazing and so much more! | Enchanted Rock State Natural Area is located north of Fredericksburg, on the border between Gillespie and Llano Counties. The breathtaking rock sits on 1,648.2 acres of land on Big Sandy Creek. The rock itself is a huge, pink granite exfoliation dome, rising 425 feet above ground and covering 640 acres! It is one the largest batholiths in the United States. Luckily for you outdoor explorers, the state of Texas acquired Enchanted Rock State Natural Area in 1983. Now all visitors can enjoy all the activities Enchanted Rock had to offer including from camping, hiking, picnicking, star gazing and so much more! | Enchanted Rock State Natural Area is located north of Fredericksburg, on the border between Gillespie and Llano Counties. The breathtaking rock sits on 1,648.2 acres of land on Big Sandy Creek. The rock itself is a huge, pink granite exfoliation dome, rising 425 feet above ground and covering 640 acres! It is one the largest batholiths in the United States. Luckily for you outdoor explorers, the state of Texas acquired Enchanted Rock State Natural Area in 1983. Now all visitors can enjoy all the activities Enchanted Rock had to offer including from camping, hiking, picnicking, star gazing and so much more! | Enchanted Rock State Natural Area is located north of Fredericksburg, on the border between Gillespie and Llano Counties. The breathtaking rock sits on 1,648.2 acres of land on Big Sandy Creek. The rock itself is a huge, pink granite exfoliation dome, rising 425 feet above ground and covering 640 acres! It is one the largest batholiths in the United States. Luckily for you outdoor explorers, the state of Texas acquired Enchanted Rock State Natural Area in 1983. Now all visitors can enjoy all the activities Enchanted Rock had to offer including from camping, hiking, picnicking, star gazing and so much more! | Enchanted Rock State Natural Area is located north of Fredericksburg, on the border between Gillespie and Llano Counties. The breathtaking rock sits on 1,648.2 acres of land on Big Sandy Creek. The rock itself is a huge, pink granite exfoliation dome, rising 425 feet above ground and covering 640 acres! It is one the largest batholiths in the United States. Luckily for you outdoor explorers, the state of Texas acquired Enchanted Rock State Natural Area in 1983. Now all visitors can enjoy all the activities Enchanted Rock had to offer including from camping, hiking, picnicking, star gazing and so much more! | Enchanted Rock State Natural Area is located north of Fredericksburg, on the border between Gillespie and Llano Counties. The breathtaking rock sits on 1,648.2 acres of land on Big Sandy Creek. The rock itself is a huge, pink granite exfoliation dome, rising 425 feet above ground and covering 640 acres! It is one the largest batholiths in the United States. Luckily for you outdoor explorers, the state of Texas acquired Enchanted Rock State Natural Area in 1983. Now all visitors can enjoy all the activities Enchanted Rock had to offer including from camping, hiking, picnicking, star gazing and so much more! | Enchanted Rock State Natural Area is located north of Fredericksburg, on the border between Gillespie and Llano Counties. The breathtaking rock sits on 1,648.2 acres of land on Big Sandy Creek. The rock itself is a huge, pink granite exfoliation dome, rising 425 feet above ground and covering 640 acres! It is one the largest batholiths in the United States. Luckily for you outdoor explorers, the state of Texas acquired Enchanted Rock State Natural Area in 1983. Now all visitors can enjoy all the activities Enchanted Rock had to offer including from camping, hiking, picnicking, star gazing and so much more! | Enchanted Rock State Natural Area is located north of Fredericksburg, on the border between Gillespie and Llano Counties. The breathtaking rock sits on 1,648.2 acres of land on Big Sandy Creek. The rock itself is a huge, pink granite exfoliation dome, rising 425 feet above ground and covering 640 acres! It is one the largest batholiths in the United States. Luckily for you outdoor explorers, the state of Texas acquired Enchanted Rock State Natural Area in 1983. Now all visitors can enjoy all the activities Enchanted Rock had to offer including from camping, hiking, picnicking, star gazing and so much more! | Enchanted Rock State Natural Area is located north of Fredericksburg, on the border between Gillespie and Llano Counties. The breathtaking rock sits on 1,648.2 acres of land on Big Sandy Creek. The rock itself is a huge, pink granite exfoliation dome, rising 425 feet above ground and covering 640 acres! It is one the largest batholiths in the United States. Luckily for you outdoor explorers, the state of Texas acquired Enchanted Rock State Natural Area in 1983. Now all visitors can enjoy all the activities Enchanted Rock had to offer including from camping, hiking, picnicking, star gazing and so much more! | Enchanted Rock State Natural Area is located north of Fredericksburg, on the border between Gillespie and Llano Counties. The breathtaking rock sits on 1,648.2 acres of land on Big Sandy Creek. The rock itself is a huge, pink granite exfoliation dome, rising 425 feet above ground and covering 640 acres! It is one the largest batholiths in the United States. Luckily for you outdoor explorers, the state of Texas acquired Enchanted Rock State Natural Area in 1983. Now all visitors can enjoy all the activities Enchanted Rock had to offer including from camping, hiking, picnicking, star gazing and so much more! | Enchanted Rock State Natural Area is located north of Fredericksburg, on the border between Gillespie and Llano Counties. The breathtaking rock sits on 1,648.2 acres of land on Big Sandy Creek. The rock itself is a huge, pink granite exfoliation dome, rising 425 feet above ground and covering 640 acres! It is one the largest batholiths in the United States. Luckily for you outdoor explorers, the state of Texas acquired Enchanted Rock State Natural Area in 1983. Now all visitors can enjoy all the activities Enchanted Rock had to offer including from camping, hiking, picnicking, star gazing and so much more! | Enchanted Rock State Natural Area is located north of Fredericksburg, on the border between Gillespie and Llano Counties. The breathtaking rock sits on 1,648.2 acres of land on Big Sandy Creek. The rock itself is a huge, pink granite exfoliation dome, rising 425 feet above ground and covering 640 acres! It is one the largest batholiths in the United States. Luckily for you outdoor explorers, the state of Texas acquired Enchanted Rock State Natural Area in 1983. Now all visitors can enjoy all the activities Enchanted Rock had to offer including from camping, hiking, picnicking, star gazing and so much more! | Enchanted Rock State Natural Area is located north of Fredericksburg, on the border between Gillespie and Llano Counties. The breathtaking rock sits on 1,648.2 acres of land on Big Sandy Creek. The rock itself is a huge, pink granite exfoliation dome, rising 425 feet above ground and covering 640 acres! It is one the largest batholiths in the United States. Luckily for you outdoor explorers, the state of Texas acquired Enchanted Rock State Natural Area in 1983. Now all visitors can enjoy all the activities Enchanted Rock had to offer including from camping, hiking, picnicking, star gazing and so much more! | Enchanted Rock State Natural Area is located north of Fredericksburg, on the border between Gillespie and Llano Counties. The breathtaking rock sits on 1,648.2 acres of land on Big Sandy Creek. The rock itself is a huge, pink granite exfoliation dome, rising 425 feet above ground and covering 640 acres! It is one the largest batholiths in the United States. Luckily for you outdoor explorers, the state of Texas acquired Enchanted Rock State Natural Area in 1983. Now all visitors can enjoy all the activities Enchanted Rock had to offer including from camping, hiking, picnicking, star gazing and so much more! | Enchanted Rock State Natural Area is located north of Fredericksburg, on the border between Gillespie and Llano Counties. The breathtaking rock sits on 1,648.2 acres of land on Big Sandy Creek. The rock itself is a huge, pink granite exfoliation dome, rising 425 feet above ground and covering 640 acres! It is one the largest batholiths in the United States. Luckily for you outdoor explorers, the state of Texas acquired Enchanted Rock State Natural Area in 1983. Now all visitors can enjoy all the activities Enchanted Rock had to offer including from camping, hiking, picnicking, star gazing and so much more!

8: Mt. Blanco Fossil Museum Historical Importance | Mt. Blanco Fossil Museum in West Texas sits in Crosbyton, Texas, located 35 miles east of Lubbock. The Mt. Blanco Fossil Museum is a scientific and educational institution working to educate visitors of the correct understandings of Earth history and fossil remains. The museum building has 15,000 square feet of floor space filled with many exhibits. They offer guided tours with the owner, Joe Taylor, for schools, churches, and any group looking to learn! Once you have experienced the tours, you can pick up souvenir at their gift shop where fossils, fossil casts, books and scientific papers are for sale.

9: Guadelupe River Water | The Guadalupe River begins in two separate forks in western Kerr County near Interstate 10 in central Texas. The Guadalupe River flows southeast for 230 miles, passing through Kerr, Kendall, Comal, Guadalupe, Gonzales, DeWitt, and Victoria counties until it empties into the Gulf of Mexico. The Guadalupe's principal tributaries are the Comal and the San Marcos rivers draining an area of about 6,070 square miles. The Guadalupe River provides excellent water recreation for visitors. The portion of the river between Canyon Dam and New Braunfels is famous for its exciting rapids and sparkling clear waters and is very popular with tubers.

10: Houston Cities | The city of Houston located in South East Texas near the Gulf Coast is the fourth most populated city in the nation. This city was founded on August 30, 1836 by the brothers, Augustus Chapman Allen and John Kirby Allen. Since the 1850s, Houston’s population has grown from 2,396 to 2.1 million (according to the 2010 census). The population makes Houston the largest city in the Southern U.S. including Texas. | The city of Houston located in South East Texas near the Gulf Coast is the fourth most populated city in the nation. This city was founded on August 30, 1836 by the brothers, Augustus Chapman Allen and John Kirby Allen. Since the 1850s, Houston’s population has grown from 2,396 to 2.1 million (according to the 2010 census). The population makes Houston the largest city in the Southern U.S. including Texas. | The city of Houston located in South East Texas near the Gulf Coast is the fourth most populated city in the nation. This city was founded on August 30, 1836 by the brothers, Augustus Chapman Allen and John Kirby Allen. Since the 1850s, Houston’s population has grown from 2,396 to 2.1 million (according to the 2010 census). The population makes Houston the largest city in the Southern U.S. including Texas. | The city of Houston located in South East Texas near the Gulf Coast is the fourth most populated city in the nation. This city was founded on August 30, 1836 by the brothers, Augustus Chapman Allen and John Kirby Allen. Since the 1850s, Houston’s population has grown from 2,396 to 2.1 million (according to the 2010 census). The population makes Houston the largest city in the Southern U.S. including Texas. | The city of Houston located in South East Texas near the Gulf Coast is the fourth most populated city in the nation. This city was founded on August 30, 1836 by the brothers, Augustus Chapman Allen and John Kirby Allen. Since the 1850s, Houston’s population has grown from 2,396 to 2.1 million (according to the 2010 census). The population makes Houston the largest city in the Southern U.S. including Texas. | The city of Houston located in South East Texas near the Gulf Coast is the fourth most populated city in the nation. This city was founded on August 30, 1836 by the brothers, Augustus Chapman Allen and John Kirby Allen. Since the 1850s, Houston’s population has grown from 2,396 to 2.1 million (according to the 2010 census). The population makes Houston the largest city in the Southern U.S. including Texas. | The city of Houston located in South East Texas near the Gulf Coast is the fourth most populated city in the nation. This city was founded on August 30, 1836 by the brothers, Augustus Chapman Allen and John Kirby Allen. Since the 1850s, Houston’s population has grown from 2,396 to 2.1 million (according to the 2010 census). The population makes Houston the largest city in the Southern U.S. including Texas.

11: Inner space Caverns Landforms | The breathtaking beauties of the Inner Space Caverns located in Georgetown, Texas is the largest known cave in the Williamson County. Inner Space Caverns was discovered by the Texas Highway Department while highway I-35 was being constructed in 1963. This amazing landform had been completely sealed for more than 10,000 years! Since the discovery, the Inner Space Caverns has become a must see tourist attraction and educational experience for visitors from around the world! | The breathtaking beauties of the Inner Space Caverns located in Georgetown, Texas is the largest known cave in the Williamson County. Inner Space Caverns was discovered by the Texas Highway Department while highway I-35 was being constructed in 1963. This amazing landform had been completely sealed for more than 10,000 years! Since the discovery, the Inner Space Caverns has become a must see tourist attraction and educational experience for visitors from around the world! | The breathtaking beauties of the Inner Space Caverns located in Georgetown, Texas is the largest known cave in the Williamson County. Inner Space Caverns was discovered by the Texas Highway Department while highway I-35 was being constructed in 1963. This amazing landform had been completely sealed for more than 10,000 years! Since the discovery, the Inner Space Caverns has become a must see tourist attraction and educational experience for visitors from around the world! | The breathtaking beauties of the Inner Space Caverns located in Georgetown, Texas is the largest known cave in the Williamson County. Inner Space Caverns was discovered by the Texas Highway Department while highway I-35 was being constructed in 1963. This amazing landform had been completely sealed for more than 10,000 years! Since the discovery, the Inner Space Caverns has become a must see tourist attraction and educational experience for visitors from around the world! | The breathtaking beauties of the Inner Space Caverns located in Georgetown, Texas is the largest known cave in the Williamson County. Inner Space Caverns was discovered by the Texas Highway Department while highway I-35 was being constructed in 1963. This amazing landform had been completely sealed for more than 10,000 years! Since the discovery, the Inner Space Caverns has become a must see tourist attraction and educational experience for visitors from around the world! | The breathtaking beauties of the Inner Space Caverns located in Georgetown, Texas is the largest known cave in the Williamson County. Inner Space Caverns was discovered by the Texas Highway Department while highway I-35 was being constructed in 1963. This amazing landform had been completely sealed for more than 10,000 years! Since the discovery, the Inner Space Caverns has become a must see tourist attraction and educational experience for visitors from around the world! | The breathtaking beauties of the Inner Space Caverns located in Georgetown, Texas is the largest known cave in the Williamson County. Inner Space Caverns was discovered by the Texas Highway Department while highway I-35 was being constructed in 1963. This amazing landform had been completely sealed for more than 10,000 years! Since the discovery, the Inner Space Caverns has become a must see tourist attraction and educational experience for visitors from around the world!

12: Jacksonville College Universities | Jacksonville College is a two-year liberal arts college located in East Texas. Jacksonville College is a Christian, independent, coeducational, college committed to helping our students realize their potential in the world. The college is located in Jacksonville, which has a population of 12,000, nestled in the beautiful, rolling hills of East Texas. The Junior College school color is purple and gold and the mascot is the Jaguar. Since 1923, the Baptist Missionary Association of Texas has owned and operated the college. As of July 2002, the college became associated with the Southern Baptists Texas Convention.

13: King Ranch Hisorical Importance | The King Ranch is located in South Texas on the Gulf Coast mainly in Kennedy County and covers over 825,000 acres. The ranch is therefore larger than the state of Rhode Island. As the home of 60,000 cattle and 300 Quarter Horses, the King Ranch is one of the largest ranches in the world today. The King Ranch began in the 1830s when Richard King and his business partner Gideon "Legs" Lewis purchased a 15,500 acre Mexican land grant. By the end of the Civil War, the ranch had grown to over 146,000 acres. Today, the ranch is a working laboratory for the development of the Santa Gertrudis breed of cattle.

14: Lake Travis Water | Lake Travis is a reservoir on the Colorado River in central Texas about 20 miles west of Austin. The Lake was specifically designed to contain the floodwaters from the lower Colorado River basin. Lake Travis can store up to 260 billion gallons of floodwater. Lake Travis was created by the construction of the Mansfield Dam in 1937- 1941. The lake has three Pen Stocks which divert water to three turbines with a total power generation capacity of 93,000 kilowatts. | Lake Travis is a reservoir on the Colorado River in central Texas about 20 miles west of Austin. The Lake was specifically designed to contain the floodwaters from the lower Colorado River basin. Lake Travis can store up to 260 billion gallons of floodwater. Lake Travis was created by the construction of the Mansfield Dam in 1937- 1941. The lake has three Pen Stocks which divert water to three turbines with a total power generation capacity of 93,000 kilowatts. | Lake Travis is a reservoir on the Colorado River in central Texas about 20 miles west of Austin. The Lake was specifically designed to contain the floodwaters from the lower Colorado River basin. Lake Travis can store up to 260 billion gallons of floodwater. Lake Travis was created by the construction of the Mansfield Dam in 1937- 1941. The lake has three Pen Stocks which divert water to three turbines with a total power generation capacity of 93,000 kilowatts. | Lake Travis is a reservoir on the Colorado River in central Texas about 20 miles west of Austin. The Lake was specifically designed to contain the floodwaters from the lower Colorado River basin. Lake Travis can store up to 260 billion gallons of floodwater. Lake Travis was created by the construction of the Mansfield Dam in 1937- 1941. The lake has three Pen Stocks which divert water to three turbines with a total power generation capacity of 93,000 kilowatts. | Lake Travis is a reservoir on the Colorado River in central Texas about 20 miles west of Austin. The Lake was specifically designed to contain the floodwaters from the lower Colorado River basin. Lake Travis can store up to 260 billion gallons of floodwater. Lake Travis was created by the construction of the Mansfield Dam in 1937- 1941. The lake has three Pen Stocks which divert water to three turbines with a total power generation capacity of 93,000 kilowatts. | Lake Travis is a reservoir on the Colorado River in central Texas about 20 miles west of Austin. The Lake was specifically designed to contain the floodwaters from the lower Colorado River basin. Lake Travis can store up to 260 billion gallons of floodwater. Lake Travis was created by the construction of the Mansfield Dam in 1937- 1941. The lake has three Pen Stocks which divert water to three turbines with a total power generation capacity of 93,000 kilowatts. | Lake Travis is a reservoir on the Colorado River in central Texas about 20 miles west of Austin. The Lake was specifically designed to contain the floodwaters from the lower Colorado River basin. Lake Travis can store up to 260 billion gallons of floodwater. Lake Travis was created by the construction of the Mansfield Dam in 1937- 1941. The lake has three Pen Stocks which divert water to three turbines with a total power generation capacity of 93,000 kilowatts.

15: Muleshoe Cities | The city of Muleshoe is located in the panhandle of Texas near the New Mexico border, about 100 miles southwest of Amarillo. The town of Muleshoe was founded in 1913 and incorporated in 1926 as a stopping point for the then brand new Pecos and Northern Texas Railway. The town is named for the nearby Muleshoe ranch which was founded in 1877 by Civil War veteran Henry Black. Also, Muleshoe is the agricultural and shipping center of the county. Each year, the town hosts the area’s largest junior livestock show in February and also serves as the host of the World Championship Muleshoe Pitching Contest every 4th of July. | Muleshoe Cities | The city of Muleshoe is located in the panhandle of Texas near the New Mexico border, about 100 miles southwest of Amarillo. The town of Muleshoe was founded in 1913 and incorporated in 1926 as a stopping point for the then brand new Pecos and Northern Texas Railway. The town is named for the nearby Muleshoe ranch which was founded in 1877 by Civil War veteran Henry Black. Also, Muleshoe is the agricultural and shipping center of the county. Each year, the town hosts the area’s largest junior livestock show in February and also serves as the host of the World Championship Muleshoe Pitching Contest every 4th of July. | Muleshoe Cities | The city of Muleshoe is located in the panhandle of Texas near the New Mexico border, about 100 miles southwest of Amarillo. The town of Muleshoe was founded in 1913 and incorporated in 1926 as a stopping point for the then brand new Pecos and Northern Texas Railway. The town is named for the nearby Muleshoe ranch which was founded in 1877 by Civil War veteran Henry Black. Also, Muleshoe is the agricultural and shipping center of the county. Each year, the town hosts the area’s largest junior livestock show in February and also serves as the host of the World Championship Muleshoe Pitching Contest every 4th of July. | Muleshoe Cities | The city of Muleshoe is located in the panhandle of Texas near the New Mexico border, about 100 miles southwest of Amarillo. The town of Muleshoe was founded in 1913 and incorporated in 1926 as a stopping point for the then brand new Pecos and Northern Texas Railway. The town is named for the nearby Muleshoe ranch which was founded in 1877 by Civil War veteran Henry Black. Also, Muleshoe is the agricultural and shipping center of the county. Each year, the town hosts the area’s largest junior livestock show in February and also serves as the host of the World Championship Muleshoe Pitching Contest every 4th of July. | The city of Muleshoe is located in the panhandle of Texas near the New Mexico border, about 100 miles southwest of Amarillo. The town of Muleshoe was founded in 1913 and incorporated in 1926 as a stopping point for the then brand new Pecos and Northern Texas Railway. The town is named for the nearby Muleshoe ranch which was founded in 1877 by Civil War veteran Henry Black. Also, Muleshoe is the agricultural and shipping center of the county. Each year, the town hosts the area’s largest junior livestock show in February and also serves as the host of the World Championship Muleshoe Pitching Contest every 4th of July. | The city of Muleshoe is located in the panhandle of Texas near the New Mexico border, about 100 miles southwest of Amarillo. The town of Muleshoe was founded in 1913 and incorporated in 1926 as a stopping point for the then brand new Pecos and Northern Texas Railway. The town is named for the nearby Muleshoe ranch which was founded in 1877 by Civil War veteran Henry Black. Also, Muleshoe is the agricultural and shipping center of the county. Each year, the town hosts the area’s largest junior livestock show in February and also serves as the host of the World Championship Muleshoe Pitching Contest every 4th of July. | Muleshoe Cities | The city of Muleshoe is located in the panhandle of Texas near the New Mexico border, about 100 miles southwest of Amarillo. The town of Muleshoe was founded in 1913 and incorporated in 1926 as a stopping point for the then brand new Pecos and Northern Texas Railway. The town is named for the nearby Muleshoe ranch which was founded in 1877 by Civil War veteran Henry Black. Also, Muleshoe is the agricultural and shipping center of the county. Each year, the town hosts the area’s largest junior livestock show in February and also serves as the host of the World Championship Muleshoe Pitching Contest every 4th of July. | Muleshoe Cities | The city of Muleshoe is located in the panhandle of Texas near the New Mexico border, about 100 miles southwest of Amarillo. The town of Muleshoe was founded in 1913 and incorporated in 1926 as a stopping point for the then brand new Pecos and Northern Texas Railway. The town is named for the nearby Muleshoe ranch which was founded in 1877 by Civil War veteran Henry Black. Also, Muleshoe is the agricultural and shipping center of the county. Each year, the town hosts the area’s largest junior livestock show in February and also serves as the host of the World Championship Muleshoe Pitching Contest every 4th of July. | Muleshoe Cities | The city of Muleshoe is located in the panhandle of Texas near the New Mexico border, about 100 miles southwest of Amarillo. The town of Muleshoe was founded in 1913 and incorporated in 1926 as a stopping point for the then brand new Pecos and Northern Texas Railway. The town is named for the nearby Muleshoe ranch which was founded in 1877 by Civil War veteran Henry Black. Also, Muleshoe is the agricultural and shipping center of the county. Each year, the town hosts the area’s largest junior livestock show in February and also serves as the host of the World Championship Muleshoe Pitching Contest every 4th of July. | Muleshoe Cities | Muleshoe Cities | The city of Muleshoe is located in the panhandle of Texas near the New Mexico border, about 100 miles southwest of Amarillo. The town of Muleshoe was founded in 1913 and incorporated in 1926 as a stopping point for the then brand new Pecos and Northern Texas Railway. The town is named for the nearby Muleshoe ranch which was founded in 1877 by Civil War veteran Henry Black. Also, Muleshoe is the agricultural and shipping center of the county. Each year, the town hosts the area’s largest junior livestock show in February and also serves as the host of the World Championship Muleshoe Pitching Contest every 4th of July. | Muleshoe Cities | The city of Muleshoe is located in the panhandle of Texas near the New Mexico border, about 100 miles southwest of Amarillo. The town of Muleshoe was founded in 1913 and incorporated in 1926 as a stopping point for the then brand new Pecos and Northern Texas Railway. The town is named for the nearby Muleshoe ranch which was founded in 1877 by Civil War veteran Henry Black. Also, Muleshoe is the agricultural and shipping center of the county. Each year, the town hosts the area’s largest junior livestock show in February and also serves as the host of the World Championship Muleshoe Pitching Contest every 4th of July. | Muleshoe Cities | The city of Muleshoe is located in the panhandle of Texas near the New Mexico border, about 100 miles southwest of Amarillo. The town of Muleshoe was founded in 1913 and incorporated in 1926 as a stopping point for the then brand new Pecos and Northern Texas Railway. The town is named for the nearby Muleshoe ranch which was founded in 1877 by Civil War veteran Henry Black. Also, Muleshoe is the agricultural and shipping center of the county. Each year, the town hosts the area’s largest junior livestock show in February and also serves as the host of the World Championship Muleshoe Pitching Contest every 4th of July.

16: NASA Space Center Historical Importance | NASA, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, is located in Houston, TX. This is educational museum is a great family place. The museum tells history about their many missions in space. On October 1, 1958 they built NASA because of the pressures of national defense. The space center in Houston has many exhibits and things to experience, like their star ship gallery. The star ship gallery shows the progression in America’s Manned Space Flight. Any family would love this wonderful museum.

17: Odessa Cities Odessa is a small city in the North Western part of Texas with a sister city Midland. This small city was started back in 1881 as a stop on The Texas and Pacific Railroads. Odessa has many sites and historical land marks to visit, like the second largest meteor crater in the US including Roy William's Residence. In 1881, the Comanche Indians roamed the 35.04 miles of land known as Odessa. Today, Odessa's largest industries are oil and gas, therefore providing many resources to many places.

18: Palo Duro Canyon Landforms | The Palo Duro Canyon is located in Armstrong and Randal counties. It was formed by water erosion from the Prairie Dog Town Fork of the Red River, which stills flows through it. Many historical things have happened here such as the Battle of Palo Duro Canyon. You probably don't know that the floor of Palo Duro Canyon is as old as the rim of The Grand Canyon. Another interesting fact is that the first European to see the canyon was the Spanish treasure, Hunter Francisco Coronado. This canyon is a Mecca for all families, nature lovers and hikers, photographers, mountain bikers, and campers.

19: Quintana Beach County Park Recreation Quintana Beach County Park is a 51 acre, beach-front park located on the upper Texas gulf coast in the city of Quintana. This family friendly park has cabins, RV parking, camping sites, grills, playgrounds, picnic tables, and volleyball courts. Other tourist attractions are the site of Fort Bates and what is left of Freeport's Harbor Defense. Since the town of Quintana was founded in 1820, there is so much history to see and discover everywhere in the city!

20: Red River Water The Red River is the boundary between Texas and Oklahoma and is the second largest river system in Texas. The river received it name because of the color of the red soil through which it flows thus makes the water appear red. As the river flows eastwardly it hits the Mississippi River becoming a tributary. In 1803 when the Louisiana Purchase occurred, it brought many Americans to the Red River to settle. Today the red river is famous for the Red River Rivalry. Since this river divides us from Oklahoma, a very important football game, between the Texas Longhorns and the Oklahoma Sooners, has been named The Red River Rivalry in its honor. This river is one of the most important rivers in the state of Texas.

21: Sabine River Water Louisiana and Texas are the two states that the Sabine River bisects. This river flows for 350 miles then empties into the Sabine Lake on the Gulf of Mexico. The river’s name comes from the Spanish name for cypress, the most popular tree found on the banks of the river. The Sabine River is used for many things including irrigating rice fields because rice needs an abundance of water therefore irrigating the fields is important. The Sabine River is important for many reasons, for example, it is important to the Mississippi River.

22: Texas Tech Universities Located in Lubbock Texas the University of Texas Tech is full of education and fun. This campus was designed by William Ward Watkin in 1924. The Tech Seal's symbols are the lamp, which represents "school," the key for "home," the book for "church”, the star for "state”, and the cotton balls for their great cotton industries. Texas Tech is home to the Red Raiders and the midnight Matadors (which is a person who rides across the field on a horse at half time). This campus is the second biggest campus in Texas with more than 50 specialized centers! In the small town of Lubbock Texas Tech brings in many new people to the live city.

23: University of Texas Universities The University of Texas, in Austin, formally opened on September 15, 1883. The UT Tower has been the university’s most recognizable landmark and symbol since it was completed in 1937. Today, projections shine on the walls of the tower especially when it lights up after a longhorn win. Since 1916, their mascot, Bevo, has been a longhorn. This university has brought many new faces to Austin, Texas.

24: Valley Race Park Recreation Valley Race Park in Harlingen, Texas is the home to greyhound racing and year round racing of both horse and dogs. On almost 80 acres of land, there are 18 kennels with space for 1,080 greyhounds! Valley Race Park was originally owned by the Ladbroke Corporation which began racing in 1990. The park features a 91,000 square foot building with a terraced seating and table area. This huge stadium can hold over 6,000 fans, so there is room for your family to come enjoy.

25: Waco Cities In 1849, Waco was founded along the Brazos River between Dallas and Austin. It has a population of 120,000. In 1886, Baylor University moved to Waco; Baylor is now the oldest, continually operated university in Texas. Waco has big city advantages, without big city hassles, making it a great place to live with a family.

26: XIT Rodeo and Reunion Recreation In the 1880s, XTI Rodeo and Reunion was the largest ranch in the world spreading across the Texas Panhandle. The ranch has great events to attend like the rodeo which includes a barrel racing, wild cow milking, and the Ranch Saddle Bronco. Their rodeo also includes crowning their rodeo queen, which is determined by her riding skills and their community contributions. With entertainment of bands and artists such as Matt Kimbrow, No Justice, and Roger Creager the party is never stops!

27: Yorktown Historical Museum Historical Importance | The Yorktown Historical Museum is located in Yorktown, TX. The museum is opened to the public from 1-4 pm. The Yorktown Historical Museum has artifacts of the earliest immigrants of Yorktown. The museum also has over 300 antique and collectible dolls as well as many other collections. The money the museum collects from ticket sales is donated to the funding of their local hospital because they are always looking for a way to help out the community. This is a great family place for education and fun!

28: Zilker Park Recreation | Zilker Park is located in Austin, Texas on Lake Austin. This tourist attraction offers over ten miles of riverfront hiking, cycling and jogging trails. Zilker Park is famous for hosting the legendary ACL (Austin City Limits) which includes many concerts from singers from all over the country! On top of that, there is 350 acres of various outdoor recreational activities for people of all ages. You celebrate almost every holiday with Zilker Park. For example, they celebrate the Fourth of July with Austin’s fireworks extravaganza! | Zilker Park is located in Austin, Texas on Lake Austin. This tourist attraction offers over ten miles of riverfront hiking, cycling and jogging trails. Zilker Park is famous for hosting the legendary ACL (Austin City Limits) which includes many concerts from singers from all over the country! On top of that, there is 350 acres of various outdoor recreational activities for people of all ages. You celebrate almost every holiday with Zilker Park. For example, they celebrate the Fourth of July with Austin’s fireworks extravaganza! | Zilker Park is located in Austin, Texas on Lake Austin. This tourist attraction offers over ten miles of riverfront hiking, cycling and jogging trails. Zilker Park is famous for hosting the legendary ACL (Austin City Limits) which includes many concerts from singers from all over the country! On top of that, there is 350 acres of various outdoor recreational activities for people of all ages. You celebrate almost every holiday with Zilker Park. For example, they celebrate the Fourth of July with Austin’s fireworks extravaganza! | Zilker Park is located in Austin, Texas on Lake Austin. This tourist attraction offers over ten miles of riverfront hiking, cycling and jogging trails. Zilker Park is famous for hosting the legendary ACL (Austin City Limits) which includes many concerts from singers from all over the country! On top of that, there is 350 acres of various outdoor recreational activities for people of all ages. You celebrate almost every holiday with Zilker Park. For example, they celebrate the Fourth of July with Austin’s fireworks extravaganza!

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33: "Mt. Blanco - About Us." Mt. Blanco Fossil Museum. Web. 09 Sept. 2011. . "GUADALUPE RIVER | The Handbook of Texas Online| Texas State Historical Association (TSHA)." Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) | A Digital Gateway to Texas History. Web. 11 Sept. 2011. http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rng01 "Guadalupe River, Texas - Visitor & Real Estate Guide to Guadalupe River, Texas." Texas Hill Country - Visitor & Real Estate Guide to Texas Hill Country. Web. 11 Sept. 2011. . "Houston Facts and Figures." City of Houston EGovernment Center. Web. 11 Sept. 2011. . Jacksonville College, Jacksonville, Texas. Web. 11 Sept. 2011. . About Lake Travis." Lake Travis.com - If It's on the Lake....It's Here. Web. 11 Sept. 2011. .

34: King Ranch. Web. 11 Sept. 2011. . "History of City/Area." Muleshoe, Texas. Web. 11 Sept. 2011. . "Clovis, NM - About the City." The Official City of Clovis Website. Web. 11 Sept. 2011. . Wade, Beth. "Inner Space Cavern." Impactnews.com. 11 Apr. 2008. Web. 11 Sept. 2011. . "Zilker Park Residences Enjoy All Amenities of Adjacent Zilker Park." Zilker Park Residences, Condos Located Footsteps from Barton Springs Pool near Barton Creek and Lady Bird Lake. Web. 13 Sept. 2011. .

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