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Texas Historic Sites



Acton State Historical Park
Admiral Nimitz Museum and Historical Center
Barrington Living History Farm
Battleship TEXAS State Historic Site
Caddoan Mounds State Historical Park
Casa Navaro State Historic Park
Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historical Park
Eisenhower Birthplace State Historical Park
Fannin Battleground State Historical Park
Fanthorp Inn State Historical Park
Fort Davis National Historic Site
Fort Griffin State Historical Site
Fort Lancaster State Historical Park
Fort McKavett State Historical Park
Ft. Richardson State Historical Park & Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Fulton Mansion State Historical Park
Goliad State Historical Park
Governor Hogg Shrine State Historical Park
Hueco Tanks State Historical Park
Jim Hogg State Historical Park
Landmark Inn State Historical Park
Lipantitlan State Historical Park
Lubbock Lake Landmark State Historical Park
Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park
Lyndon B. Johnson State Historical Park
Magoffin Home State Historical Park
Mission Tejas State Historical Park
Monument Hill and Kreische Brewery State Historical Parks
Old Fort Parker State Historical Park
Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site
Port Isabel Lighthouse State Historical Park
Sabine Pass Battleground State Historical Park
Sam Bell Maxey House State Historical Park
San Antonio Missions National Historic Park
San Jacinto Battleground State Historical Park Complex
Sebastopol House State Historic Site
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Starr Family State Historical Park
Stephen F. Austin State Historical Park
Texas State Railroad State Historical Park
Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historical Park
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historical Park

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Description - Texas became part of the United States in 1845. Bfore becoming a state it was part of Spain, France, and Mexico, and for a time was the Republic of Texas and the Confederate States of America. It grew rapidly, becoming the second largest state in population 1994, and became economically highly diversified, with a growing base in high technology.

The sites described in this section are those designated as historic by the State of Texas, the National Park Service and other Park Management entities.

Attractions - Historic Sites in Texas include buildings, monuments and musuems. Battlefields and historic locations are often preserved and interpretive tours are provided.

Recreation - Many of the Historic Sites also include recreational opportunites similar to non historic State and National Parks.

Climate - Texas is a huge state with varying climates but generally the climate could be said to be primarily hot and humid in the summer months and mild to cool in the winter. Western Texas receives very little rainfall with the exception of the higher elevations. This is the driest area of the state having a relative humidity of 50 percent and an annual rainfall average of eight inches.

Location - The location of historic sites is available along with driving instructions and a map on each of the wildernet pages describing an individual site.


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Texas - Texas is the second largest state in the country. Recreation opportunities in Texas mirror the vast land and diverse environments of the state.

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