Rabbit Trail: Texas

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Camp Green Lake is located in the state of Texas. Read the article below to learn some interesting facts about Texas.

Texas Pictures and Facts

People first came to the area that is now Texas at least 16,700 years ago. Thousands of years later Native American tribes, including the Akokisa, Karankawa, Mogollon, and Caddo, lived on the land. Spanish settlers promoting Christianity, called missionaries, were some of the first Europeans to live in what is now Texas.

If you ever get to travel to San Antonio, Texas, here are some fun things you can do while there.

Homeschool Travel Journal: San Antonio and the Alamo

If you are planning a trip to Texas during the blazing heat of the summer months, make sure you have something fun to distract you from the fact that your face is melting. San Antonio was a fantastic distraction from the heat. My only regret was that we only had one day to fieldschool in San Antonio.

And if you're near Houston, make sure to stop by the Johnson Space Center.

Homeschool Travel Journal: NASA Johnson Space Center

On a snowy day in January of 1986, I was sitting in my parents' basement watching television. I can't remember if we were out of school because of snow or because of the flu, but I was enjoying laying around all morning in my pajamas surfing channels.

Have you ever been to Texas? If so, where? If not, where would you like to visit in Texas?

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