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47 Texas National Historic Landmarks


Alamo, The (San Antonio) - 5/17/2004
The Alamo Mission is a former Spanish religious outpost and the site of the pivotal 1836 battle in the Texas Revolution.
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Dealey Plaza Historic District (Dallas) - 2/24/2011
Named for George Bannerman Dealey, in the historic West End district of downtown Dallas, it is the location of the assassination of John F. Kennedy in November 1963.
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Fair Park Texas Centennial Buildings (Dallas) - 2/24/2011
A recreational and educational complex in Art Deco style, many of the buildings of which were constructed for the Texas Centennial Exposition in 1936.
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Highland Park Shopping Village (Highland Park) - 2/24/2011
This area was the first self-contained shopping center in the US, opening in 1931 and designed with Spanish and Mexican influences.
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Fort Davis - 5/20/2004
Operating from 1854 to 1891, the fort was strategically located to protect emigrants, mail coaches, and freight wagons on the Trans-Pecos portion of the San Antonio-El Paso Road and the Chihuahua Trail.
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King Ranch - 5/15/2004
One of the world's largest ranches, founded in 1853 by Captain Richard King and Gideon K. Lewis.
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Lyndon Baines Johnson Boyhood Home (Johnson City) - 5/24/1997
A Folk Victorian house built in 1901 and the home of the President from age 5 to 29.
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Palo Alto Battlefield - 5/16/2004
The site of the first major conflict in a border dispute that soon precipitated the Mexican-American War.
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Porter Farm - 2/23/2011
The site of the first cooperative farm demonstration, successfully demonstrating methods expanding crop production and leading to the Extension Service programs.
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Samuel T. Rayburn House (Bonham) - 2/23/2011
Home to the famously effective Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.
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