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The Santa Rita No 1 Oil Well was amont the earliest major finds of oil in the Permian Basin of West Texas and Southeastern New Mexico, which spurred on the exploration and development of the industry in the region.
The Santa Rita No 1 Oil Well was amont the earliest major finds of oil in the Permian Basin of West Texas and Southeastern New Mexico, which spurred on the exploration and development of the industry in the region. Discovered by the Texon Oil and Land Company in 1923, its reservoir lay in the 'Big Lime' dolomitic sands just above the 3050-foot level.
312-, 398 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Austin, TX 78701, United States
The permanent collection comprises an impressive range of European art by important artists such as Rubens, Lorrain, and Guercino, as well as a selection of American and Latin American artworks
This 307-foot tower, built in 1937, is interesting in its architectural detail, and is one of the defining landmarks of the city
This is one of the nicest museums in Austin
The Bullock Texas State History Museum explores the history of the Lone Star state and presents 'the Story of Texas'
Austin is a university town and Texas sports are taken very seriously
A visual and performing art organization that serves as a catalyst for contemporary art created by women living and working in Texas and beyond
The Carrington-Covert House is a historic building dating back to 1857 and is one of the few surviving pre-Civil War structures in the city
This natural history museum, housed in the exhibit hall of the Texas Natural Science Center, hosts a variety of interesting exhibits, including a paleontology laboratory where visitors are allowed to interact with and ask questions of paleontologists as they go about their work of cleaning, cataloging, and studying fossils
Houses an extensive collection of restored cultural artifacts including rare books, manuscripts, photography, film, and art