Texas State Capital

Everything is bigger in Texas

 

Texas is a really big place!

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Texas’ State Capital building is made of Llano granite, cleverly named because it is from Llano, Texas.

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This statue tells the story of Tejanos during the early history of the state.

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The Goddess of Liberty stands on the tippy-top.

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Texas is the Lone Star State – and stars are everywhere!

imagesThe Capitol Building… the ceiling…

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and the floor!

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The state seal, too! How many can you find?

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The Texas State Capitol Building is in Austin, the city who loves to be weird!

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In fact…Austin’s official slogan is:

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And weird, it is! You’ll find more tattoos,

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unusual hair colors,

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and dogs in stores than any place else!

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Austin’s official motto is: (Yes, you can have an official slogan AND an official motto! ) Live Music Capital of the World!

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Visit Sixth street for late night fun!

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Stay tuned for a kid friendly visitor’s guide to the capital of the Lone Star State! It will include history and fun things not to be missed like the Big Top candy store….

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A real soda fountain

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with real soda jerks!

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Every type of candy you can imagine…

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and some you things you can’t like….bacon flavored everything!! Bacon flavored floss?

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Happy Travels,

Natalie, The Educational Tourist

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