"Prairies and Lakes." Does that title really tell the tale? Well, yes-and no. Prairies and Lakes paints merely the pastoral brush strokes in this region's richly textured panorama. The full picture emerges only when you add the dynamic cities, charming communities, and colorful history that enliven this attraction-packed section of Texas.
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Located in the Cornelson-Fehr house built in 1850 and enlarged in 1854, the Bastrop County Historical Society Museum has manuscripts and miscellaneous frontier tools, artifacts, pictures, documents and furnishings. The house is a recorded Texas landmark. A 15Bastrop, TX Museums
Lake Whitney State Park is located along the east shore of Lake Whitney west of Hillsboro in Hill County, near the ruins of Towash, an early Texas settlement inundated by Lake Whitney. Towash Village was named for the chief of Hainai Indians, who moved into the area in 1835, TX State Parks