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lore and legend of the Texas hill country

William J. Campion

lore and legend of the Texas hill country

by William J. Campion

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Published by Campion in [s.l.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas,
  • Texas.
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore -- Texas.,
    • Legends -- Texas.,
    • Texas -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWilliam J. Campion.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR110.T5 C35
      The Physical Object
      Pagination59 p. ;
      Number of Pages59
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5259277M
      LC Control Number75332994

      The state has also designated an official bluebonnet tartan, song, city (Ennis, Texas) festival (Chappell Hill Bluebonnet Festival, and trail (also in Ennis). In the legislature adopted a state flower song, “Bluebonnets,” written by Julia D. Booth and Lora C. Crockett, stated the Handbook of Texas. TEXAS is BIG! There are plenty of great towns. To get an idea of the opportunities and potential places to live in the Texas Hill Country, take a look at this fun map from our friends at

      HILL COUNTRY. "Hill Country" is a vernacular term applied to a region including all or part of twenty-five counties near the geographical center of Texas. In the geomorphological sense, the Hill Country represents in large part a dissected plateau surface. The Hill Country was rich with thousands of natural springs, providing cool, fresh water. archaeologists have found evidence of humans occupying parts of the Hill Country years! Native Americans hunted deer and turkey in the hills for thousands of years. They gathered pecans and mesquite beans from the trees that grew along the river.

      This is the Texas Hill Country! Though there are no official borders, the general area of the Texas Hill Country spreads across the undulating Edwards Plateau, with Austin to the north and San Antonio to the south. At the center, there is Fredericksburg, a hot spot in these parts. So what attracts people to the Texas Hill Country? The Texas Hill Country is a stunning place for a vacation or weekend getaway. There are multiple sparkling lakes to enjoy as well as countless outdoor adventures including quality hiking, rock.


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Limestone hills, cold spring-fed streams, live oaks and cedar, old German towns—the Texas Hill Country may well be the most beloved region of the state. Unlike West Texas with its dramatic expanses of plains and sky, or the eastern Piney Woods in their lush fecundity, the Hill Country never overwhelms.

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