One Of The Last WWII Blimp Hangars Is Right Here In Texas And It’s So Worth A Visit
Texas is home to some pretty amazing war history, one piece of which is located in a tiny town where less than 7,000 people live. The Hitchcock Naval Air Station, located approximately 15 miles northwest of Galveston, is one of the country’s last remaining blimp hangars. Have you seen it?
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Were you aware of this historical landmark hiding in Texas? It’s located just west of Highway 6 on FM 2004 and Blimp Base Blvd. Public visitation is discouraged, so you’ll have to view the hangar from your vehicle only.
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.
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