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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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Battleship Texas - 4/12/2018
This is a New York-class battleship, launched in 1912, that saw action in Mexican waters following the "Tampico Incident", the North Sea in WWI, and the Atlantic and Pacific in WWII.
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Casa Jose Antonio Navarro (San Antonio) - 4/13/2018
The original 1830s house complex was the residence of the Texas patriot, rancher, merchant, leading advocate for Tejano rights, and one of two native-born Texans to sign the Texas Declaration of Independence.
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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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East End Historic District (Galveston) - 4/12/2018
A large 19th-century residential area that has one of the best-preserved and largest concentrations of 19th-century residential architecture in Texas.
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Espada Aqueduct (San Antonio) - 4/13/2018
Built by Franciscan friars in 1731 to supply irrigation water to the lands near Mission San Francisco de la Espada.
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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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Fort Sam Houston Historic District (San Antonio) - 4/13/2018
Constructed in the middle 1870s, the fort boasts one of the largest collections of historic military post structures.
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Governor's Mansion (Austin) - 4/14/2018
The 1854 Greek-Revival home for the Governor of Texas was designed by prominent architect Abner Cook, and has been the home of every governor since 1856.
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Hanger 9, Brooks AFB (San Antonio) - 4/13/2018
A 1918 aircraft hangar at the former Brooks Air Force Base, the oldest U.S. Air Force aircraft storage and repair facility, and the only surviving hangar from World War I.
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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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Majestic Theater (San Antonio) - 4/13/2018
An outstanding example of the few remaining 1920s Eberson atmospheric theaters where the patron is supposed to feel as if they were outdoors even though they are inside a theater.
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Mission Concepcion (San Antonio) - 4/13/2018
Franciscan friars established Mission Nuestra Se ora de la Pur sima Concepci n de los Hainais in 1716 as a base for converting the Hasinai to Catholicism.
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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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Randolph Field Historic District - 4/13/2018
Built between 1929 and 1931, it was the first permanent flight training facility of the United States military establishment, innovatively designed, and includes a unique and well-preserved assemblage of Mission Revival and Art Deco architecture.
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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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San Jacinto Battlefield - 4/12/2018
The April 21, 1836 Battle of San Jacinto was the decisive battle of the Texas Revolution, where General Sam Houston s Texian Army defeated General Santa Anna's Mexican army in an 18 minute fight.
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Spanish Governor s Palace (San Antonio) - 4/13/2018
The last visible trace of the Presidio San Antonio de Bexar, which protected five missions and a civil settlement, and the only remaining example in Texas of an aristocratic 18th-century Spanish Colonial town house.
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Strand Historic District (Galveston) - 4/12/2018
Formally the region s main business center, it consists of mainly Victorian era buildings that now house restaurants, antique stores, and curio shops.
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Texas State Capitol (Austin) - 4/14/2018
The 1881 Italian Renaissance Revival building designed by Elijah E. Myers contains the offices and chambers of the Texas Legislature and the Office of the Governor.
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