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Historic Landmarks of Texas [QUIZ]

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Unique, historic and traditional, these landmarks are a part of Texas history. The stories are as interesting as the landmarks themselves. Can you match the clues to these landmarks?

1. This ranch was founded in 1853 and is bigger than the state of Rhode Island.
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2. This monument is over 567 feet tall. At the observation deck you can see where General Sam Houston led the Texian army. Their battle cry was, “Remember the Alamo!”
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3. Located in San Antonio, built in 1755 this mission is the oldest unrestored church in America.
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4. Not to be confused with the bottling plant that is now a museum in Waco, this company was that last to use the original recipe of sugar cane to sweeten this soft drink.
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5. Located on historic Route 66, this former service station is said to have been the inspiration for the body shop in the Disney/Pixar movie, “Cars”.
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6. The landmark at this mall is cowboy boots. The boots are 40 feet tall and 30 feet long. They were built in 1979 and spent a year in Washington D.C. before being sent to San Antonio. In 2012 the owners of the mall spent $80,000 to have the tops refurbished.
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7. Located off of I40, these 10 cars are half-way buried and covered in graffiti.
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8. In Austin, you can see the statue of this famous musician who life was cut short in a helicopter crash in 1990.
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9. Making his first appearance at the state fair in 1952, this landmark wears a size 96 boot, and has a 95 gallon hat. The original statue caught fire in 2012. Also, before becoming cowboy he had a job as Santa Claus in Kerens, TX.
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10. Located in Goliad, historically known for many battles, most notably the Goliad Massacre. This landmark was originally built in 1749 to protect the Spanish missions in South Texas. This compound has been occupied by Spain, Mexico, the Republic of Texas, and the U.S.
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