One of the things that makes America so unique is the individual identities of each of its states. From New Jersey to Wyoming, each state has its own heritage and sense of pride, and nothing quite captures the pride of each state like their individual state fairs. With the temperatures heating up, state fair season is just around the corner. So, grab a fried candy bar and let’s explore the “6 Best State Fairs in America.” [Read more…]
Named after former Texas Lieutenant Governor Bob Bullock, a key supporter in the establishment of the museum, the $80 million project was funded through the state legislature and broke ground in 1999. The new museum finally opened its doors on April 21, 2001. Not coincidentally, that day marked the 165th anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto, the final battle of the Texas Revolution in which Texas was victorious in earning its independence from Mexico.
According to its website, the stated mission of the Bullock Texas State History Museum is to engage the “broadest possible audience to interpret the continually unfolding ‘Story of Texas’ through meaningful educational experiences.” [Read more…]