Cities Smore

By: Brandt Herron

Borger, TX

Cultural Site

Borger has a cultural site Called A.p methodist church almost everyone in borger goes there because it was the first church in borger.There is also a second structure of the church on the west corner this one developed language and religion that church made lives in borger.


Borger has allot of natural things but the bad part is they are mostly disasters.But borger has an industry called phillips 66 potroleum company.they get all there natural resources and they do make disaster sometime.

Historical Site

Borger has a mueseum that use to be a hotel in the 1800's for the troopers that fought for the adobe walls most of the war in the mueseum is presented with picture and text they have lots of things from photography and text in that mueseum.

Natural Site

In Borges Texas there is a park called Jhonson park they made they park to symbolize reserving like water and they are a recreation center so you can swim and hit the gym.

Amarillo

Historical Site

Amarillo has a construction site that was a railroad in the 1900's that railroad is now a city called ragcity and it has a decent sized population.


amarillo has an art museum and it is filled with old and new art they have art that people would make during the adobe war and they new arts from people now.

Natural site

The Amarillo Botanical Gardens are always interesting to visit and see what is new. Native plants are the way to go in a hot dry climate and by watching and learning from the staff, I too can have a pretty yard under difficult circumstances. The conservatory has a family of ducks that can survive the climate of Amarillo, and many.

Cultural site

The alibates quarries national monument park is located 30 miles (48 km) north of Amarillo. It is once known as the site for prehistoric inhabitants to obtain flint in order to make tools and weapons. In the park you can reserve hiking or you can go to the open to all session.

DAY 2

Historical site Laredo

Villa de San Agustin de Laredo was founded in 1755 by don Tomas Sanchez while the area was part of the Nuevo Santander region in the Spanish colony of New Spain. Villa de San Agustin de Laredo got its name from Laredo Cantabria.

Cultural site

In 1845, the annexation of Texas by the United States led to the declaration of war against Mexico. Shortly after the fall of Mexico, the Rio Grande was declared the boundary between the United States and Mexico. Under the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, Laredo officially became part of Texas. Mexicans who wanted to retain their citizenship moved across the river. This area previously settled as part of Laredo was named Nuevo Laredo in 1848. An estimated 120 refugee families planted their roots and grew to a population of around 2,000 in the 1870s.

Natural site

There is a park in Laredo called alice lake park where you can hangout and swing of ropes and have fun on weekends they have cookouts to.

Bay city

cultural site

Bay City is well known in Mid-Michigan for its numerous festivals and celebrations which take place during the summer months. Among them are the River Roar,St. Stan 's Polish Festival, the Bay City Fireworks Festival, and the River of Time living history reenactment. Many of these events take place along one or more banks of the Saginaw river often in Wenonah Park on the east bank or the larger Veterans Memorial Park on the west bank.

Natural site

Bicentennial Commons Park is actually two small parks located on the east and west ends of Veterans Memorial Bridge. The park space provides lawn area with a scattering of trees. The west parcel has a flagpole and a covered picnic.

historical site

Leon Tromble is regarded as the first settler within the limits of Bay County, in an area which would become Bay City. In 1831, he built a log cabin on the east bank of the Saginaw river. Bay City was first established in 1837, and was incorporated as a city in 1865. In 1834 John B. Trudell built a log-cabin near the present corner of Seventeenth and Broadway. Trudell later purchased land that extended from his residence north along the river to what later became the location for the Industrial Brownhoist, making him the first permanent resident of what has become Bay County.

El Paso Day 3

Historical site

Founded as El Paso del Norte (at what is now Ciudad juarez , Mexico) by Spanish Franciscan Fiars at an important mountain pass, the area became a small agricultural producer though most settlement was south of the river where modern Mexico lies. The city was considered part of New Mexico under Spanish rule and was tied economically to Santa Fay New Mexico and the Chihuahuan mining districts of San Felipe El Real and San José del Parral.

Cultural site

Amigo Airsho is one of El Paso's premier events, and is ranked as one of the top ten air shows in the country. The show is filled with air entertainment and ground activities. Acts include the Franklin’s Flying Circus, where performers walk on the wings of an airborne plane. Ground activities include the Jet Powered School Bus. After 31 years of being held at Biggs army Airfield the show will move to Dona Ana Airport next year.

Natural site

El paso Has a park for recreation and its almost like are recreation center here in coppell they have fields,courts,lake and a water park!

Valentine

Natural site

Valentine has a park called valentine park in the heart of the city where there everything to do they have food lakes and all that.

cultural site

Saint valentines day, also known asValentnes day or the Feast of saint valentine is a holiday observed on February 14 each year. It is celebrated in many countries around the world, although it is not a holiday in most of them

historical site

In Chicago, gunmen in the suspected employment of organized-crime boss Al Capone murder seven members of the George "Bugs" Moran North Siders gang in a garage on North Clark Street. The so-called St. Valentine's Day Massacre stirred a media storm centered on Capone and his illegal Prohibition-era activities and motivated federal authorities to redouble their efforts to find evidence incriminating enough to take him off the streets.

Day 4

Cultural site Abeerdan

Aberdeen gained prominence in the art world by introducing Scottish arts to the rest of Britain and the world through the works of George Jameson's achievements provided the opportunity for other Scottish artists to follow in his footsteps and make their art available throughout Scotland, and the rest of the world. In 1884 a neo-Classical building was built for the purpose of displaying the world's finest art

Natural site

Aberdeen has a park that use to be just for boys where everything was basically for boys as sports wise weights and baseball fields and everything basically for boys.

History site

The first foreign settlers migrating into the area now known as Aberdeen were Scottish Highlanders, fleeing their parent country to the shores of North Carolina and eventually up the Cape Fear River and its tributaries inland to the Pine Barrens of Moore County. Early settlement was often discouraged by the lack of forage for animals and the poor soil conditions for farming, but the Scottish community of Blue's Crossing was settled in the mid 1850's in the area of land from the "Head of the Rockfish" to the "Devil's Gut", two bodies of water making up the flow to Aberdeen Creek. Although the land area was more than 10 square miles

Kerrville

History site

On April 14, 1689, Alonso De Leon (1639 — 1691), Spanish explorer and governor, began exploring westward in Texas and discovered a river or rare beauty lined with giant cypress trees, native walnut and pecan trees. De Leon named the river “Our Lady of Guadalupe.” He reported that the banks of the river were covered with good timber.

Culture site

On July 3, 2000, the Diocese of Laredo was created by His Holiness Pope john paul II and made Auxiliary Bishop James anthony tomayo from the Roman catholic Archdiocese ofGalveston,San antonio the First Bishop of Laredo. The Laredo diocese included portions of the Roman catholic of dioscese corpus Christi and the Roman catholic dioscese of San antonio, namely the counties of Dimmit, Jim Hogg, La Salle, Maverik, Webb, Zapata, and Zavala. On August 9, 2000, the Apostolic Letters erecting the diocese and installing Bishop Tamayo were formally read by the Apostolic Nuncio in the presence of 25 bishops, over 200 priests, 50 deacons and 3000 other faithful who gathered for the occasion at the Laredo Civic Center.

Natural site

St. Andrews State Park is probably one of the nicest places you will ever visit. The north side of the park fronts Grand Lagoon. There is a pier, a boat launch, a picnic area with grills, and plenty of campsites on the north side. The south side fronts the St. Andrew Bay channel entrance (the Pass). There is a huge rock jetty to explore and fish from. The fishing is really good. The back side of the jetty contains a shallow area known as the 'kiddie pool' that is away from all of the boating traffic. It's ideal for swimming and sunbathing. There is also a big pavillion that many people use for weddings, birthdays, etc. The west side fronts the Gulf of Mexico. It has beautiful white beaches and a nice pier. It is popular with fishermen, surfers, boogie-boarders, and sunbathers. There are lots of neat places to explore in the park with wildlife everywhere.