Hours of Operation: Sunday to Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. Guided Tour Fees  Adults: $5 Seniors (age 62+): $4 Military and Educators (with ID): $4 Students (ages 13-18 or with college ID): $4 Children (ages 4-12): $3 (under age 4): Free Note: National Park passes do…

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Waco’s Historic Suspension Bridge was the longest single-span suspension bridge west of the Mississippi when it was completed in 1870. The bridge was built with cable supplied by the John Roebling Co., who built the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City. Crucial to traders and travelers for well over a century, the bridge stands as…

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The following law enforcement and military memorials are located in and near Indian Spring Park, along the Brazos River in Downtown Waco. Peace Officers Memorial In 2008, the Waco Police Association joined other law enforcement organizations in McLennan County to dedicate a memorial monument to their fallen officers. The monument of grey granite stands in…

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Waco is proud of Wacoan and World War II hero Doris Miller. Miller was a Cook Third Class that the United States Navy noted for his bravery during the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. He was the first African American to be awarded the Navy Cross, the third highest honor awarded by…

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Baylor University is a 735 acre private Baptist university, and a nationally ranked liberal arts institution. Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas, Baylor is the oldest, continually operating university in the state. Though 80 percent of Baylor students come from within Texas, it is home to students from 48 states and 86 countries. …

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