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In 1971, Bob Short, owner of the Washington Senators moved the team to Arlington,TX. The team name changed to The Texas Rangers with Ted Williams the first manager.

In Bob Short, owner of the Washington Senators moved the team to Arlington,TX. The team name changed to The Texas Rangers with Ted Williams the first manager.

March 2, 1863 the Texas Declaration of Independence was signed.  It was quickly drafted by George C. Childress, Edward Conrad, James Gaines, Bailey Hardeman, and Collin McKinney.  The battle at the Alamo was already taking place during this time.  Fifty-nine delegates signed this document to separate from Mexico and become the Republic of Texas.

Texas Declaration of Independence, March written at Groce's Retreat (the capitol of the Republic of Texas for 3 days), signed at Washington-on-the-Brazos.

The Texas State Capitol, located in Downtown Austin, is the fourth building to house the state government of Texas. The capitol building contains the chambers of the Texas Legislature and the office of the governor. Originally designed in 1881 by architect Elijah E. Myers, it was constructed from 1882 to 1888 under the direction of civil engineer Reuben Lindsay Walker. A $75 million underground extension was completed in 1993.

Texas State Capitol, TX - view from congress ave. Larger than the white house in DC made from local granite.

WE FOUND THIS ONE!!!!    Austin Murals and where to find them - check out the whole blog, she's got a loooong list of things to do in/around Austin.

Exploring the Murals of Austin, Texas

Austin Murals and where to find them, perfect for family photo ops. Turn it into a Scavenger Hunt! Rossi let's do this!

Austin Ghost Tours has extensively researched Austin and Texas history so that they tell the real stories of the people, places and events in Austin's past. Each tour highlights different haunted areas and exposes the ghost stories of the past and present. Available for walking, trolly, or investigation tours.

Austin Ghost Tours has extensively researched Austin and Texas history so that…

Ghost Towns of Texas--  I love finding the out of the way and way out

One major advantage to Waco's central Texas location? Easy access to every other city in Texas! This links to a huge list of Texas ghost towns -- one of which is Independence, Texas, where Baylor University was first founded.

25 Things to Do in Austin this Fall (2013) - R We There Yet Mom? | Family Travel for Texas and beyond...

25 Things to Do in Austin this Fall (2013

Things to Do in Austin this Fall - Activities and Events happening in Austin and Central Texas Fall 2016 - football, pumpkin patches, musicals, outdoors fun

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