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FC: Texas Places

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2: Almo Brazos river Costal plains Dento Edwards plains Fort concho Greensville Houston university Inn lake John nance house king ranch

3: Lubbock Median valley North Texas university Odessa Porter farm Quintana beach Rice university San Antonio river Texas black parries University of Texas Valley mills Wonder world XIT Museum York town Zilker park

4: Alamo | originally named mision san antonio de valero, the Alamo served as home to missionaries amd thier indian converts for nearly sevnety years San Antonio and the alamo played a critial role in the texas revoltion.In December 1835, Ben mialma led texian and tejano voulenters againts mexican troops quaterted in the city. | histroical importance

5: parts of the brazos river is buetiyful its good for paddeling. after heavy rain the upper section is slow and low through the river. The Brazos riveer forms at the confluuence off its double moutain Fork, beggining in Lubbuock Country and salt fork beggining in crosby country, then merging in eastern stonewall country near haskell country line | Brazos River

6: Costal Plains | The Gulf Coast stretches along the Gulf of Mexico for hundreds of miles. Cities such as Corpus Christi, Galveston, and Houston are in the Gulf Coast region.Near the gulf waters you can see marshes, barrier islands, estuaries (where salty sea water and fresh river water meet), and bays. As you travel west, you can see prairies and grasslands.The Gulf Coast is home to many wildlife and plants. People from many cultures have enjoyed living in the Gulf Coast region.

7: Dento | dento texas is a main street city located on the north side of the dallas?fortworth metroplex. Dallas is 37 miles to the southeast cviaI-35E and fort worth internatiaoal air port is twenty-eight miles to the south via I-35 East and Highway 121. Established in 1857 Dento is the country seat of Dento Country, named for Johhn B Dento pioneer Lawyer, Preacher and soider. jis grave is on the court house lawn.

8: Edwards Plains | The Edwards Plateau Ecological Region of Texas extends in the southwestern regions of Northcentral Texas and includes portions of Concho, Tom Green, Irion, Sterling, Glasscock, Reagan, and Irion counties and an separate area to the north in Coke, Taylor, and Nolan counties. The Edwards Plateau is an uplifted and elevated region originally formed from marine deposits of sandstone, limestone, shales, and dolomites 100 million years ago during the Cretaceous Period when this region was covered by an ocean. The western portion remains a relatively flat elevated plateau whereas the eastern portion known as the Hill Country is deeply eroded.

9: Fort Concho | Established in 1867, along the banks of the Concho River, Fort Concho was built to protect frontier settlements, patrol and map the vast West Texas region, and quell hostile threats in the area. Constructed for the most part of native limestone, Fort Concho consisted of at least forty buildings and covered more than 1600 acres.Fort Concho served as regimental headquarters for some of the most famous frontier units like the 4th and 10th Cavalry. Notable military commanders such as Ranald Mackenzie, Benjamin Grierson, and William 'Pecos Bill' Shafter commanded here. Elements of all four regiments of the Buffalo Soldiers were stationed at the post during its active period.

10: Greenville was founded in 1846, named for Thomas J. Green, who had played a significant role in the establishment of Texas as a Republic.As the Civil War approached, Greenville was divided over the issue of secession, as were several area towns and counties. Greenville attorney and State Senator Martin D. Hart was one prominent Unionist. He formed a company of men who fought for the Union in Arkansas, even as other Greenville residents fought for the Confederacy. The divided nature of Greenville, Hunt County and the State of Texas is noted by an historical marker in "The SPOT" Park at 2800 Lee Street in downtown Greenville. I | Greensville

11: Houston Unirvirsity | Founded in 1927, the university of Houston is the leading public research university in the vibrant international city of Houston. Each year, we educate more than 38,700 students in more 300 undergraduate and graduate academics program academics programs, on campus and on online. UH awards more than 7000 degrees annually, with nearly 200,00 alumni

12: Inn lake state park | Inks Lake State Park is 1201 acres of recreational facilities adjacent to Inks Lake on the Colorado River in Burnet County. The park was acquired by deeds from the Lower Colorado River Authority and private owners in 1940 and was opened to the public in 1950. Inks Lake is located in the Highland Lakes chain (7 lakes) surrounded by granite hills. The water level of Inks Lake is usually unaffected by drought and is maintained at a normal level most of the time. During flooding situations, the lake level can rise as the flood waters are passed through Inks Lake to other lakes downstream.

13: John Nace Garner house | The John Nacne Garner Museum, Located i Uvalde Texas, is one of the five divisions of the center for America history.The garner Museum documents the remarkable life and carrer of Texas native son John nance Garner ''cactus Jack'' Garner

14: King Ranch, located in south Texas between Corpus Christi and Brownsville, is one of the world's largest ranches. The 825,000 acres (3,340 km2; 1,289 sq mi) ranch, founded in 1853 by Captain Richard King and Gideon K. Lewis, includes portions of six Texas counties, including most of Kleberg County and much of Kenedy County, with portions extending into Brooks, Jim Wells, Nueces, and Willacy counties. The ranch does not consist of one single contiguous plot of land, but rather four large sections called divisions. The divisions are the Santa Gertrudis, the Laureles, the Encino and the Norias. Only two of the four divisions border each other, and that border is relatively short. The ranch was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1961 | King ranch

15: Lubbock | The population in July 2009 as 225,856. the population changed sine was 13.2%. There are 109 Males and 116,051.

16: Media Valley | Medina Valley ISD is located off on FM 471 S, along the historic Median River and U.S high way 90, fifteen miles west of sanAntonio i n Medina country. It is an area that is rich in German, French and Spanish Heritage with many structures dating from the 1850

17: North Texas University | The school type is state supported, coed and the setting is suburban 875 acre campus with easy access to Dallas Fort Worth. The deggress offered are Bachelors, Masters and Postbachelorss certificate

18: Odessa TX | Odessa is a vibrant, energetic city in West Texas where the sky, literally, is the only limit. It is a dynamic city that Boasts fresh air, awe-inspiring sunsets and the friendliest people you'll ever find.

19: Porter farm | Porter Farm is the site of a pioneer demonstration farm in northern Kaufman Country three miles north of Terrell. In February 1903 Seaman A, Knapp, seventy years of age and a special agent the United states Department of Agriculture, Offered local farmers the opportunity to explore the beneficent of scientific Farming methods such as crop rotation, use of legumes, properly spaced plantings, and commercial fertilizer, to ingresses crop producing

20: Quintana beach | A small island village located in Brazoria Country near Freeport and Surf side.This quite, peaceful little coastal town attracts visitors from all across Texas and th. There are many recreation activity's to pursue at Quintana, beach combing, bird watching and camping just to name a few U.S

21: San Antonio river | The Paseo del Rio Association is a non profit organizing founded in 1968 to promote, protect and preserve the San Antonio river walk, the number one tourist attractions in Texas. The Association accomplishes this through the Production of special events along the river walk through out the year and through the publication of Rio magazine

22: Rice University | Rice is constantly ranked number. Of the nations best teaching and research. There are 3,485 undergraduates students and 2,275 graduate students. The student to faculty ratio is less than 6 to 1. 72% of applicants accepted in fall 2010 were in top 5% of their high school classes

23: Texas black land parries | The Blackland prairies coercion spans approximately 6.1million hectares from the red river on the north to near San Antonio in the South Texas. It is part of a a tall grass prairie continuum that stretches from Manitoba to the Texas Coast

24: University of Texas | Founded in 1883 UT is one of the largest and most respected universities in the nation.Its a University with talent and Texas traditions. There are students from every state to com to UT

25: Valley Mills | Valley Mills was named for a flour mill established on the banks of the Bosque River in 1867 by Dr. E.P. Booth and Asbury Stegall. In 1881 the Gulf, Colorado, and Santa Fe Railway laid tracks a mile south of the community, across the Bosque River. Merchants, hoping to benefit from the railroad, began moving their stores across the river, to the tracks.

26: Wonder world | Wonder world is a one of a kind theme park, known as the 1st show cave in Texas.Visitors have enjoyed touring the Balconies Fault Line Cave for over 105 years and now the park has many other attractions for family and entertainment

27: XIT Historical museum | XIT Historical museum contains exhibits on the XIT Ranch and ranching equipment, wagons and several period rooms including a Wedding chapel. The museum also hosts changing exhibits on various collections of hats, guns, cameras, and other historical items. Their newly renovated Art gallery features different artist exhibiting throughout the year. Extensive photographic and document archives, microfilm of newspaper dating on the late 1800's and various other records provide research info upon request

28: York town | More than a century ago Yorktown, which is DeWitt County's Oldest incorporated town, was founded by Captain John York and Charles Eckhardt, during the administration of Governor G. L. Wood. In honor of Captain John York, in whose breast burned the spirt of empires, the town was named Yorktown

29: Zilker Park | In 1918, A.J. Zilker deeded the 35 acres surrounding Barton Springs to the City of Austin. In 1932, Zilker agreed to give the military school established during the First World War an additional 330 acres, joining the 35 acres on the north side of the original tract if the city would buy the acreage from the school for $200,000. This action was approved in a bond election and despite the economic depression of the 1930's. the land was developed into Zilker Park

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