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Fall in Belton

Anna K. Leon

Images of the City of Belton during fall 2016. This is a photography book to show you what Belton looks like during fall. Fall is ever so gentle in Texas, and you have to search out the beautiful images of fall in nature. In this book, I tried to capture the spirit of Fall in Belton in a handful of photographs. The purpose of our visit to this small town in Texas was to do a college visit at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. The University is Christian co-educational institution. In my opinion, the university is the heart of the town, for this very reason many refer to the area as "CRU-Country." The University traces its roots back long before Texas became a state as early as 1939. The town had several different names 1925, Baylor College for Women; 1934, Mary Hardin-Baylor College; and 1978, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. It is considered one of the oldest colleges for women west of the Mississippi became co-educational. The Bell County courthouse is the third and was completed in 1884 before the Texas State Capitol. The Building was built in a Renaissance Revival style. The inside is filled with historic photographs. On the corners of the courthouse, land is statue of Peter Hansborough Bell, the Governor who created Bell County Other pictures include City Hall, Belton old's railroad station, the Bell County Museum established in 1991, and the Chisholm Trail. This bronze statue consists of 17 bronze panels, three Longhorns, barbed wire, and a Texas star. This is a presentation of the trail. Other pictures include historic homes, churches, and some park area. Belton originally started out with the names Nolandville in 1950 and was renamed in 1951. In the Bell County

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