Historical Treasures - Summer 2005

Texas is so full of rich history, culture and heritage that it's impossible to go very far down any highway in any direction without running smack into the middle of the state's glorious past.

Check this space often and discover great historic places and events to put on your road trip schedule and become an important part of the history of Texas.

Fort Griffin Historic Landmark
Located 15 miles north of Albany, Texas on North US Highway 283, Fort Griffin offers plenty of frontier history in the Texas Panhandle. The entire family will enjoy this historical adventure, so load up the SUV and head down the road to this remarkable landmark. MORE
Admiral Chester Nimitz Center - Fredericksburg
One of the last places you would probably look for a U.S. Naval museum is the land-locked hills of Central Texas. But the Chester Nimitz Center is one of the best Naval Museums in the nation and well worth the visit. Plenty to see!  MORE
Virgen de San Juan Basillica
San Juan
Every day they come, the lost and hopeless, those in need of prayer and miracles, the sick, the lonely, the happy and the blessed. They come from near, and they come from far, to San Juan Shrine in the Rio Grande Valley. MORE

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