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NASA Space Center and Kemah Boardwalk Tour
"This exclusive guided tour for you and your friends family clients or co-workers is done in air conditioned comfort with all entry fees prepaid for travelers' convenience. Complimentary bottled water juices and snacks are also provided for your touring pleasure. Travelers will be picked up at chosen hotel home or business in central Houston for a 1-hour tour of downtown Houston. You will have mobile views of some of Houston's most popular landmarks such as Minute Maid Park George R. Brown convention center
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Houston City Sightseeing Tour with Round-Trip Transport to Kemah Boardwalk
"Make your way to the meeting point in downtown Houston where your day starts with a 90-minute sightseeing tour of Houston’s highlights aboard an open-top double-decker bus. Ride past City Hall Market Square the Houston Heritage Society the Museum of Fine Arts Houston Houston Zoo and more as you enjoy unobstructed views of the city and live commentary by your on-board guide. After your Houston city tour transfer to a deluxe coach that takes you to Kemah Boardwalk located on Galveston Bay less than an hour’s drive from downtown Houston. Considered one of the premier boardwalks in the United States
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NASA Space Center and Kemah Boardwalk Tour
"This exclusive guided tour for you and your friends family clients or co-workers is done in air conditioned comfort with all entry fees prepaid for travelers' convenience. Complimentary bottled water juices and snacks are also provided for your touring pleasure. Travelers will be picked up at chosen hotel home or business in central Houston for a 1-hour tour of downtown Houston. You will have mobile views of some of Houston's most popular landmarks such as Minute Maid Park George R. Brown convention center
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Kemah Boardwalk

Kemah Boardwalk is about an hour from Houston (including traffic). It is a miniature version, however, so if you are expecting the works don't get that excited. However, for a day/night away from the...
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Battleship Texas

From the website: The TEXAS is the last of the battleships, patterned after HMS Dreadnought, that participated in World War (WW) I and II. She was launched on May 18, 1912 from Newport News, Virginia....
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Texas History and the Nation's Tallest Monument

San Jacinto is about 30-60 minutes away from downtown depending on traffic. Depending on what website you look at San Jacinto State Park is in Houston or La Porta, so I've posted them in both.I had a...
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Down the Barrell of a Gun

The Aft 14" guns.The U.S.S. Texas is the only ship to have fought for the US Navy in both World War I and World War II and it is the last of the American "dreadnoughts" which was thought to be the...
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Touring the Ship

The Battleship Texas, in 1916, became the first battleship in the U.S. to mount anti-aircraft guns. It was also the first to control its gunfire with range-keepers and directors. The ship earned...
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Another Angle

When the Texas was commissioned in March 1914, it was sent almost straight away to Mexican waters where she then united the Special Service Squadron following the “Vera Cruz Incident”. As soon as the...
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Battleship Texas BB-35

The Battleship Texas became the first battleship memorial museum in the U.S in 1948. It was then presented to the State of Texas on the anniversary of Texas Independence. In 1983 it was placed under...
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The Foremast and Superstructure

The ships forward tripod mast and superstructure is said to be the brain of every dreadnought - the command and control system. The ships course and manoeuvring were determined on the navigation...
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A Keewee Gun'a'be

3" Anti Aircraft Gun - The gun was a dual-purpose piece of equipment. It could be also used against surface targets. The guns fired 13.1 lb shells with a surface range of 7 miles and an antiaircraft...
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Houston Ship Channel

Standing on the various decks you had a great view of the Houston shipping channel. Several large tankers went by while we were there. The Houston Port is the second busiest in the nation and eighth...
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The Cafeteria

The cafeteria use to feed more than 1800 men. They later install a new cafeteria on deck 2, beneath the main gallery when the ship underwent a refit in 1944. A dumbwaiter was used to transfer the food...
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The Special Occasion Ware

The Forward Wardroom used to serve the senior officers as a mess. Today there are glass cabinets displaying artefacts of the ships history as well as silver service that was presented by the school...
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The Accommodation

Space was always at a premium on warships especially during war time when the crew was expanded. The pipe frame bunks or 'spring racks', were hung in this manner in virtually every open area on and...
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Reflection Pool

The reflection pool stretches out in front of the monument but it wasn't reflecting much the day we were there. It is uncertain as to when it was actually built but probably around 1937/38. It covers...
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