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1940 Air Terminal Museum displays Civil Aviation History

Posted: December 18, 2016 at 12:09 am   /   Historic Sites, Museums, Nonprofits & Charities

Preservation of Civil Aviation History The 1940 Air Terminal Museum at Hobby Airport in Houston is a must see venue for people interested in civil aviation history.  This facility was the first Houston municipal airport terminal welcoming people from around the world. The modernist Art Deco style of the building is another reason to pay […]

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Cypress Top Historic Park offers a Step Back in Time

Posted: November 1, 2016 at 5:14 pm   /   Cypress, Historic Sites, Houston Metro Area, Parks & Outdoor

Cypress Top Historic Park This is a small urban park in Cypress consisting of only 2.4 acres.  It is located right off of busy Hempstead Road. The even busier Highway 290 is literally a stone’s throw away.  We have passed this little park many times without realizing its significance. Were it not for the generosity […]

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M-K-T Railroad Park with Caboose & Depot in Katy, TX

Posted: April 4, 2016 at 8:58 pm   /   Historic Sites, Houston Metro Area, Katy, Linocuts, Museums

This small but impressive little park also serves as the Information and Tourist Center for visitors to Katy, Texas. The location is 5615 First Street, Katy, Texas 77493. Hours of operation are 9am to 3pm Monday through Friday and 10am to 2pm on Saturday. What makes this park special is the restored Missouri-Kansas-Texas Depot and […]

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Historic Bishop’s Palace ~ Galveston Attraction

Posted: March 24, 2016 at 7:15 pm   /   Galveston, Historic Sites, Houston Metro Area, Linocuts

Things to Do in Houston… To escape some of the summertime heat in Houston a day trip to Galveston Island is always pleasant. It is always degrees cooler down there with saltwater breezes blowing in from the Gulf of Mexico. A Galveston attraction worth seeing while there is the amazing Bishop’s Palace. It is easy […]

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