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Debbie Marshall
(702) 656-8609
8560 W Rosada Way
Las Vegas, NV
Agency
Travel Diva Productions
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Central America, Latin America & Mexico, U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Hawaii
Specialities
Cruising / Cruise Lines, Gay & Lesbian, Honeymoon, Luxury Travel
Website
www.traveldivaproductions.com

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Jason Hearne
(702) 220-6347
6173 South Rainbow Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV
Agency
IEP Group, Inc.
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Asia-China, Japan, Korea Mongolia, Central America, Europe-Western, Latin America & Mexico, Pacific Islands-Tahiti, Fiji, Bali, etc., U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Hawaii, U.S. - Midwest, U.S. - Northeast, U.S. - Southeast, U.S. - West
Specialities
Adventure Travel, Business Travel, Corporate / Government, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Educational, Family Fun, Family Travel, Government Travel, Historical, Incentive Travel, Luxury Travel, Meeting Planning / Events, Reunions, Student / Youth
Website
www.iepgroupinc.com

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Lloyd West
(360) 201-6363
4410 Peaceful Heights Ln
Las Vegas, NV
Agency
Travel Leaders/Travel Center
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.travelcenter4u.com

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Dheya Nasser Al Rahma
97143533325
6600 W Charleston Bl.124
LAS VEGAS, NV
Agency
Davies Tourism USA LLC.
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa, Middle East, Asia-Southeast Asia, Europe-Western
Specialities
Adventure Travel, Boating / Yacht / Sailing, Family Travel, Golf & Tennis, Nature, Safari
Website
www.daviestourism.com

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Rosalind Chomitz
(702) 699-9851
2562 Love St
Las Vegas, NV
Agency
RGC Travel Agency LTD
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.travelsense.org

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Margie Dolgin
(702) 220-5628
3395 S Jones Blvd #174
Las Vegas, NV
Agency
Coast To Coast Travel, Inc.
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa, Antarctica/Arctic Region, Asia-China, Japan, Korea Mongolia, Middle East, Australia / New Zealand, Caribbean, Central America, Europe-Eastern, Europe-Northern, U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Hawaii
Specialities
Adventure Travel, Barge / Canal / RiverCruises, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Destination Weddings, Family Travel, Honeymoon, Lifestyle / Family / Specialty, Motorcoach / Bus, National Parks, Rail, Safari, Senior / Mature Adult, Ski / WinterSports
Website
www.coasttravel.com

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Mary Noyes
(702) 876-3096
7540 Adobe Cliffs Cir
Las Vegas, NV
Agency
A Touch of Class Travel
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.travelsense.org

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Marilyn Ayars
(702) 255-0329
2251 N Rampart Blvd #359
Las Vegas, NV
Agency
Cruises Extraordinaire, Ltd.
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.cruiseswithmarilyn.com

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Nanette Muraoka
(702) 876-7000
5241 Spring Mountain Rd
Las Vegas, NV
Agency
Southwest Corporate Travel
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.travelsense.org

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Willie Howard
(210) 258-2040
1421 East Sunset Road
Las Vegas, NV
Agency
Travelocity
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.travelocity.com

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Washington, Texas – the Birthplace of Texas

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May 4, 2010 by Woodalls Editorial Staff ·  

By James and Dorothy Richardson

The largest of the contiguous states in our great country first began in a little tiny town.

Appropriately named Washington, this small town was the seedling that grew into the Texas Republic. In March 1, 1836, a group of 59 delegates gathered in a small meeting hall to initiate what would become the first step toward independence from Mexico. The next day the delegates made that declaration. The meeting hall is recreated on its original site in Washington, Texas, as part of Washington–on–the–Brazos State Historic Site. It is one of many historic destinations in the Texas county of Washington. The county contains several other small, yet historic, towns. But the largest town in the county, Brenham, has opportunities for visitors to experience a variety of activities – not just historical.

Washington–on–the–Brazos State Historic Site is composed of a reconstructed Independence Hall and the town site. It is situated on the Brazos River near its junction with the Navasota River. An exhibit-filled visitor center is also on the grounds. Adjoining this historic site is the Star of the Republic Museum. The building is appropriately star–shaped and its purpose is to preserve and interpret the history during the Texas Republic from 1836 to1846. It is administered by Brenham’s Blinn College.

Another adjoining portion to the historic site and the museum is the Barrington Living History Farm, which was the home of Dr. Anson Jones, the last president of the Republic of Texas. Jones lived in this home from 1844 until his death in 1858. When he arrived in Texas in 1833, he practiced medicine and became interested in politics. His political offices included congressman, Minister to the U.S., senator, and secretary of state. In 1844 he was the president of the Republic of Texas until it became the 28th state in February, 1846. The farm was named after Jones’ birthplace in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.

Interpreters at the farm are in period dress and demonstrate life on an 1850s farm. These three closely related historical spots – Washington-on-the-Brazos, the Star of the republic Museum, and the Barrington Living History Farm — are located nineteen miles northeast of Brenham off State Highway 105.

Bigger Town

Brenham has all services available that make it the logical base for explorations while in Washington County, plus there are a number of attractions for visitors. The historic Main Street and downtown area has noteworthy architecture and many specialty shops to entice stopping, like the soda and ice cream shop called Must Be Heaven, or the many antique shops. Next door to the 1915 Classic Revival Brenham Heritage Museum is an exhibit for the Brenham Fire Department featuring an 1879 Silsby steam-powered horse drawn fire wagon. Also inside the museum is a 1923 American LaFrance combination pumping, chemical, and hose vehicle nick...

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