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FC: The Points of Texas

1: Cuatro Santos and Kase Abbe Period 3 Coach Kee September 7 2011

2: Table of Contents | A-Alamo B-Baylor C-TCU D-Davy Crockett Spring E-Enchanted Rock F-Falcon State Park G-Grey County Historical Museum H-Hye I-Inner Space Cavern J-Jefferson Historical Soceity Museum L-Canyon Lake | K-Kingsland M-Mount Bennell O-Odessa Meteor Crater P-Parksdale Mountain Q-Quitman R-Rio Grande S-Schlitterbahn T-Texas Tech U-UT V-Volente Beach W-Waco X-XIT Historical Museum Y-Yorktown Z-Zero Gravity Thrill Amusement Park

3: Citations | http://www.texasbob.com/travel/tbt_odscrt.html/ Http://www.thealamo.org/main/index.php Http:.//www.baylor.edu/ Htp://www.neeley,tcu.edu/ Http://www.tcu.edu/ http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txhousto/Davy.Crockett.Spring.htm http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/findadest/parks/enchanted_rock http://www.texasescapes.com/TRIPS/Packsaddle-Mountain-Texas.htm http://www.quitmantx.org/highlights.htm http://www.ttu.edu/traditions/ http://schlitterbahn.com/ http://www.utexas.edu/about-ut/rankings-kudos http://www.blm.gov/nm/st/en/prog/recreation/taos/rio_grande_wsr.html http://www.wacocvb.com/waco-history.asp http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/findadest/parks/falcon/ http://www.bonhamchamber.com/fc_museum.htm

4: Citations Continued | http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hlh61 http://www.myinnerspacecavern.com/ http://www.mcfaddin-ward.org/ http://www.kingslandchamber.org/ http://www.canyonlakechamber.com/ http://www.videocityguide.com/austin/listings/mount-bonnell-austin http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rnn04 http://www.texasbob.com/travel/tbt_odscrt.html http://www.shoreclubtx.com/water-park.php http://www.xitmuseum.com/ http://www.gojump.com/

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

6: A Alamo | Originally named Mission San Antonio de Valero. The Alamo was the site of the Battle of Alamo where the spanish military attacked San Antonio in order to gain land for Mexico. San Antonio did not have nearly as much troops as the spanish military. The people occupying the Alamo was mostly made of farmers and colonists. The Alamo was lost on March 6, 1836. The Alamo is located in Southeast Texas | Historical Importance

7: B Baylor | The University of Baylor is located in waco along the Brazos River in East Texas. There mascot is the Baylor bear and there color is green. They are a christian based college. Baylor currently has 250 student organization including Football. Baylor is named the 79th best college in the US. | University

8: C TCU | TCU is a Christian university located near the city of Fort Wroth which is in Northeast Texas. TCU provides full financial aid to enrolled students. 70% of TCU students recieve some type of assistance from their office. TCU's mascot is the purple horned frog which is cheering for their all of their athletics teams. | University

9: D Davy Crockett Spring | Water | David Crocket Spring is located in houston county wich is in East Texas. Davy Crocket drank form this spring on his journey to the Alamo. You will see the Davy Crocket springs when driving down El Camino Real. It is now a beautiful fountain. A log cabin was built a while after Davy Crockett drank from the spring.

10: E Enchanted rock | Landform The Enchanted Rock area takes up 1643.5 acres.Enchated Rock is located in South West Texas.Enchanted Rock is 1825ft above sea level. It is one of the biggest rock formation in the United states. It is believed to be haunted.

11: F Falcon state park | Recreation Falcon state park is located in southwest Texas. Falcon state park is 572.6 acres wide. The park features camping, swimming, fishing, etc. The Rio Grande formed a 60 mile long river behind it. Falcon State Park is currently closed from flooding from a tropical storm Nate

12: G Gregg County Museum | Gregg County Museum is located in Longivew which is in Northeast Texas. It was founded in 1879 by Willard B. Robinson. In 1983, the building was recorded as a Texas Historical Landmark. The museum officially opened to the public on June 2, 1984. The contractor of the building was David Stewart Construction Company of Longview. | Historical Importance

13: H Hye | City | Hye is located in Southwest Texas. The population of Hye has never exceeded 200. There is not much to say about Hye except it is there because of its lack of amenities. Hye was named after Hiram G. Brown. Hiram made Hye's first Post Office in 1886. It is Located right in between Johnson City and Stonewall.

14: I Inner Space Cavern | Inner space cavern is located in Georgetown which is in southeast Texas. It is entirely made out of limestone. You can explore ancient artwork like the stone formation “soda straw balcony”. It was discovered in 1963 by a core drilling team. Since it lay unearthed for 10,000 years it had many remains of prehistoric animals left in it. | Landform | Inner space cavern is located in Georgetown which is in southeast Texas. It is entirely made out of limestone. You can explore ancient artwork like the stone formation “soda straw balcony”. It was discovered in 1963 by a core drilling team. Since it lay unearthed for 10,000 years it had many remains of prehistoric animals left in it. | Landform | Inner space cavern is located in Georgetown which is in southeast Texas. It is entirely made out of limestone. You can explore ancient artwork like the stone formation “soda straw balcony”. It was discovered in 1963 by a core drilling team. Since it lay unearthed for 10,000 years it had many remains of prehistoric animals left in it. | Landform | Inner space cavern is located in Georgetown which is in southeast Texas. It is entirely made out of limestone. You can explore ancient artwork like the stone formation “soda straw balcony”. It was discovered in 1963 by a core drilling team. Since it lay unearthed for 10,000 years it had many remains of prehistoric animals left in it. | Landform | Inner space cavern is located in Georgetown which is in southeast Texas. It is entirely made out of limestone. You can explore ancient artwork like the stone formation “soda straw balcony”. It was discovered in 1963 by a core drilling team. Since it lay unearthed for 10,000 years it had many remains of prehistoric animals left in it. | Landform | Inner space cavern is located in Georgetown which is in southeast Texas. It is entirely made out of limestone. You can explore ancient artwork like the stone formation “soda straw balcony”. It was discovered in 1963 by a core drilling team. Since it lay unearthed for 10,000 years it had many remains of prehistoric animals left in it. | Landform | Inner space cavern is located in Georgetown which is in southeast Texas. It is entirely made out of limestone. You can explore ancient artwork like the stone formation “soda straw balcony”. It was discovered in 1963 by a core drilling team. Since it lay unearthed for 10,000 years it had many remains of prehistoric animals left in it. | Landform | Inner space cavern is located in Georgetown which is in southeast Texas. It is entirely made out of limestone. You can explore ancient artwork like the stone formation “soda straw balcony”. It was discovered in 1963 by a core drilling team. Since it lay unearthed for 10,000 years it had many remains of prehistoric animals left in it. | Landform | Inner space cavern is located in Georgetown which is in southeast Texas. It is entirely made out of limestone. You can explore ancient artwork like the stone formation “soda straw balcony”. It was discovered in 1963 by a core drilling team. Since it lay unearthed for 10,000 years it had many remains of prehistoric animals left in it. | Landform | Inner space cavern is located in Georgetown which is in southeast Texas. It is entirely made out of limestone. You can explore ancient artwork like the stone formation “soda straw balcony”. It was discovered in 1963 by a core drilling team. Since it lay unearthed for 10,000 years it had many remains of prehistoric animals left in it. | Landform | Inner space cavern is located in Georgetown which is in southeast Texas. It is entirely made out of limestone. You can explore ancient artwork like the stone formation “soda straw balcony”. It was discovered in 1963 by a core drilling team. Since it lay unearthed for 10,000 years it had many remains of prehistoric animals left in it. | Landform | Inner space cavern is located in Georgetown which is in southeast Texas. It is entirely made out of limestone. You can explore ancient artwork like the stone formation “soda straw balcony”. It was discovered in 1963 by a core drilling team. Since it lay unearthed for 10,000 years it had many remains of prehistoric animals left in it. | Landform | Inner space cavern is located in Georgetown which is in southeast Texas. It is entirely made out of limestone. You can explore ancient artwork like the stone formation “Soda Straw Balcony”. It was discovered in 1963 by a core drilling team. Since it lay unearthed for 10,000 years it had many remains of prehistoric animals left in it. | Landform | Inner space cavern is located in Georgetown which is in southeast Texas. It is entirely made out of limestone. You can explore ancient artwork like the stone formation “Soda Straw Balcony”. It was discovered in 1963 by a core drilling team. Since it lay unearthed for 10,000 years it had many remains of prehistoric animals left in it. | Landform | Inner space cavern is located in Georgetown which is in southeast Texas. It is entirely made out of limestone. You can explore ancient artwork like the stone formation “Soda Straw Balcony”. It was discovered in 1963 by a core drilling team. Since it lay unearthed for 10,000 years it had many remains of prehistoric animals left in it. | Landform | Inner space cavern is located in Georgetown which is in southeast Texas. It is entirely made out of limestone. You can explore ancient artwork like the stone formation “Soda Straw Balcony”. It was discovered in 1963 by a core drilling team. Since it lay unearthed for 10,000 years it had many remains of prehistoric animals left in it. | Landform | Inner space cavern is located in Georgetown which is in southeast Texas. It is entirely made out of limestone. You can explore ancient artwork like the stone formation “Soda Straw Balcony”. It was discovered in 1963 by a core drilling team. Since it lay unearthed for 10,000 years it had many remains of prehistoric animals left in it. | Landform | Inner space cavern is located in Georgetown which is in southeast Texas. It is entirely made out of limestone. You can explore ancient artwork like the stone formation “Soda Straw Balcony”. It was discovered in 1963 by a core drilling team. Since it lay unearthed for 10,000 years it had many remains of prehistoric animals left in it. | Landform | Inner space cavern is located in Georgetown which is in southeast Texas. It is entirely made out of limestone. You can explore ancient artwork like the stone formation “Soda Straw Balcony”. It was discovered in 1963 by a core drilling team. Since it lay unearthed for 10,000 years it had many remains of prehistoric animals left in it. | Landform | Inner space cavern is located in Georgetown which is in southeast Texas. It is entirely made out of limestone. You can explore ancient artwork like the stone formation “Soda Straw Balcony”. It was discovered in 1963 by a core drilling team. Since it lay unearthed for 10,000 years it had many remains of prehistoric animals left in it. | Landform | Inner space cavern is located in Georgetown which is in southeast Texas. It is entirely made out of limestone. You can explore ancient artwork like the stone formation “Soda Straw Balcony”. It was discovered in 1963 by a core drilling team. Since it lay unearthed for 10,000 years it had many remains of prehistoric animals left in it. | Landform

15: J Jefferson McFaddin Ward house | Historical Importance Jefferson McFaddin Ward house is located in Southeast Texas. The Mcfaddin house was built in 1905-1906. The Mcfaddin Ward house is one of the oldest / most presserved buildings in Texas. The Mcfaddin family lived there for 75 years. Wph and Ida Mcfaddin had 2 sons and 1 daughter.

16: K Kingsland | City | Kingsland is located in northeast Texas, in Llano County, about 66 miles from Austin. Its population is 10,000 because of Lake LBJ, a beautiful tourist attraction. The average temperature is usually between 80-45 degrees Fahrenheit with a rainfall of 25 in. average and a snowfall of 2 in. average. Packsaddle Mountain which is located inside the city was the site of the last major Indian battle in the area. The vegetation consists mainly of Live oak and Ashe Juniper

17: L Canyon lake | Water Source Canyon lake is located in Southeast Texas. It is known for its beautiful clear water and its striped bass. It is a water source for Rolling hills. You can fly fish, golf, hike, tube, swim, or just relax. Cnyon lake is a day away from Heritage rich towns.

18: M Mount Bonnell | Landform | Mount Bonnell is located in Austin Texas which is in southeast Texas. It was named after George Bonnell when he moved into Austin in 1839. The peak is the highest point in austin at 775 feet tall. The hike is kind of easy except for the stair clime which is very long. There is a pavillion located at the tope which can get crowded often.

19: N Neches River | Water source The Neches river is located in southeast Texas. Two important reservoirs on the Neches river are Lake Palestine and Lake B. A. Steinhagen. On the first trip to Texas, Stephen F Austin reconized the Neches river to be a good form of transportation. The Neches river is called A Río de Nievas in spanish. the Neches river is 416 miles long.

20: O Odessa Meteor Crater | Landform | OMC is located is Odessa which is in west Texas. The WPA dug a 165 in search for a 70 ton meteorite, but they later found out it was traveling at such high speeds that it vaporized on impact. one visitor threw a tumble weed down the shaft to see how far it went down. later the weed caught fire and burned the wood lining the shaft, the shaft is now sealed by a cement cap.

21: P Packsaddle Mountain | Packsaddle mountain is located in Llano county which is in southeast Texas. The mountain was named after its saddle-like appearance between two of its peak. It is famous for the last Indian battle there on August 5,1873. There are some theories that the Spanish mined there for gold prior to the battle. On the anniversary in 1938 the descendants of the attackers placed a granite marker on the site. | Landform

22: Q Quitman | Quitman is located in northeast Texas. The city of Quitman was a pioneer town founded in the 1850. during the time of WWII, Quitman discovered oil boosting the economy. Quitman's economy fell when the great depression hit. In 2010 the population fell from 2020 people to 1809 people. | City

23: R Rio Grande | The Rio Grande is located on the Border between Texas and Mexico. The per capita income of Texas is lowest along this river because of factory workers and farmers. The waters of the river begin in the snowy caps of Colorado. It passes through the 800-foot chasms of the Rio Grande Gorge. The Rio Grande River stretches for over 1,900 miles. | Water

24: S Schlitterbahn | Recreation (New Braunfels) Schliterbahn is located in south east Texas. Schliterbahn feeds off of the Comal river. Schliterbahn is the largest water park in the world. Schliterbahn is split into three different parks, Blastenhoff, Surfenburg, and Schliterbahn West. The Master Blaster (their tallest ride) is six stories high.

25: T Texas Tech | University Texas Tech is located in southeast Texas. Texas Tech is a large research university. Texas Tech is the only college in the state that is a medical and a law school. Texas Tech is bigger than 46 of the 50 states in the U.S.A. Texas Tech is very supportive of their athletic teams.

26: U UT | University UT is located in southeast Texas. The University of Texas is ranked 45th in the nation. UT is a business school, an education school, an engineering school, and a law school. UT was founded in 1853. The University of Texas is currently ranked #2 in football.

27: V Volente Beach | Recreation Volente Beach is located in southeast Texas. The maximum capacity of Volente beach is 4000 people. It is an indoor/outdoor water park. Volente beach has 3 volleyball courts, 2 lighted and 1 unlighted. Volente beach is located at 16107 FM 2769 Volente, TX 78641.

28: W Waco city | Waco is located is east Texas. the population of Waco is around 120,000 people with over 100,000 living in the surrounding area. Many fossils have in found including a 68,000 year old mammoth and a 10,00 year old man and child. Waco is named after the Huaco Indians tribe. In 1837 the Texas Rangers decided to build a fort, but then decided that the site was too far away to over any protection. | City

29: XIT Historical Museum Historical Importance | Historical Importance | The XIT historical museum is located in northwest Texas. It holds ranching equipment, wagons and several other exhibits. The museum has a newly renovated art gallery. The XIT museum is open from 9.00AMto 5.00PM.

30: Y Yorktown | Yorktown is located in southeast Texas and is in the County DeWitt which is the wildflower capitol. Yorktown was founded is 1848 on the shore of Caleto Creek. The town was named after Captain John York who also founded the city. The current mayor is Renee Hernandez. It is one of the oldest cities is the DeWitt County. | City

31: Z Zero Gravity Thrill Amusement Park | The amusement park is located in Dallas which is in northeast Texas. It includes 5 rides Bungee Jumping, Skycoaster, Texas Blastoff, Nothin' But Net, and Skyscraper. It is one of a kind and was founded in 1992. The park has a perfect safety record, so with that even more people want to come. You can experience 4 G's and a 16 story free-fall on some of the rides. | recreation

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