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Houston

Photo: Ken Lund, Old Harris County Courthouse

Houston is the most populous city in Texas, and the fourth most populous city in the United States.

History
Houston was founded in 1836 on land near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen’s Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established.

Tourism Portals
Visit Houston@VisitHouston

Houston Bush Airport
https://www.fly2houston.com
@iah

Weather
weather.com
https://www.accuweather.com/en/us/houston-tx/77002/weather-radar/351197

Government
City of Houston

Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center
Space Center – Wikipedia

Elsewhere on the Web
http://bigstory.ap.org/article/2c33bb24c053459dbb066c761661f378/houston-reservoir-reborn-public-space-canvas-art
http://updates.orbitz.com/airports/IAH
http://www.reliantpark.com
http://www.fly2houston.com
http://www.houstonurbanadventures.com
http://houston.culturemap.com

Major League Baseball: Astros
http://astros.com
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Houston_Astros
http://houston.astros.mlb.com/hou/ballpark/information/index.jsp
http://www.uni-engineer.com/minute-maid-park-train.html

Twitter
@VisitHouston

Headlines
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Flickr
Africa Hall, Museum of Natural History: Lucy Exhibit
Shrake Hall of Malacology, Museum of Natural History
The Orange Show
Great Big Heads

Quotes
But why, some say, the Moon? Why choose this as our goal? And they may well ask, why climb the highest mountain? Why, 35 years ago, fly the Atlantic? Why does Rice play Texas? We choose to go to the Moon! We choose to go to the Moon…We choose to go to the Moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard; because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one we intend to win, and the others, too. – John F. Kennedy, We choose to go to the moon

Wikipedia
Houston

Planeta.com

Texas

Texas Links

Hurricane Harvey 2017

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