The ALICO Building is a 22-story office building in downtown Waco, Texas, United States, located at the intersection of Austin and 5th Street. The building is currently owned and operated by the American-Amicable Life Insurance Company of Texas (a subsidiary of Industrial Alliance).
The Armstrong Browning Library, free and open to the public, is located on the campus of Baylor University in Waco, Texas. It is a 19th-century research center dedicated to the study of the lives and works of Victorian poets Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning and houses the world's largest collection of Browning material and other fine collections of rare 19th-century books, manuscripts, and works of art.
Cameron Park is the second largest inner-city park in America, and it's where Waco celebrates life! Located right next door to downtown and the Brazos River, the park is an oasis with towering trees, two rivers, breathtaking cliffs and a National Recreation Trail system.
Sports & Leagues. For up-to-date standings, schedules, rain-out and tournament info, please visit the City of Waco Sports Page at Team Sideline. Basketball. The community centers and various parks include basketball courts. Leagues for men, women and youth take place throughout the year. Various training clinics are also available.
The Fort House’s “Museum Room” features changing exhibits. To learn about the current special exhibit, visit the Historic Waco Foundation web site. Fort House, built in 1868 by William Aldridge Fort at 503 South Forth Street, was purchased by the Junior League of Waco in 1956.
Jacobs Ladder is probably our favorite place to visit in Waco, or at least it's the place I always remember, because my legs will be hurting for days! 88 huge steps mark the distance from the bottom to the top of this old staircase, and being able to say you did it is totally worth…
Lake Waco is a reservoir located within the city limits of Waco, in McLennan County, Texas, which serves as the western border for the city of Waco. The dam is located on the Bosque River. The lake has 79,000 acre feet (97,000,000 m 3) of water and is currently run by the Army Corps of Engineers.
The year is 1872. You’re an up-and-coming young Wacoan. You want to see and be seen. So where to go? The McCulloch House, of course. Josiah Caldwell and his wife Maria built the east wing of the house in 1866. But prominent Waco merchant Champe Carter McCulloch and his wife Emma had grander ideas in mind.
McLane Stadium is central Texas’ multi-functional sports and entertainment venue. Located on the Brazos River and directly adjacent to the I-35 Corridor, McLane Stadium serves not only as the front door to Baylor University but also as the East anchor of downtown Waco. The $266 million stadium is a once in a lifetime opportunity for Baylor University to bring football back to campus and also contribute to the growth of downtown Waco and development along the Brazos Riverfront.
This top-rated north central Texas Good Sam Park is a favorite destination for both weekend RV’ers and rally groups alike. Located off of Interstate 35, just 15 minutes north of Waco, this easily accessible campground offers guests a serene country setting and a seemingly endless list of extras.
Many other artifacts pertaining to the Improved Order of Red Men, Degree of Pocahontas, Texas history, American history, and world history are also on display. The 4,300-volume library has an extensive collection dealing with Texas and Waco history, the Civil War, and World War II.
The Texas Ranger Hall of Fame & Museum, the official State Hall of Fame for the Texas Rangers Law Enforcement Agency, is conveniently located off I-35 near downtown Waco. The Texas Rangers, the oldest state law enforcement agency, play an important role in solving crimes and apprehending fugitives.
Home of more than 300 Texas legends, the Texas Sports Hall of Fame was the idea of the sports editor at The Beaumont Enterprise named Thad Johnson. The TSHOF is located in Waco, Texas and also houses the Texas Tennis Musuem and Hall of Fame and Texas High School Football Hall of Fame.
What really occurred outside Waco on April 19, 1993? Is the U.S. government responsible for the deaths of more than 70 men, women and children at the Branch Davidian compound? For years anti-government conspiracy theorists have argued that the answer was yes.
Once you escape a Waco Escape Room, unlocking a door will never feel the same again! At Waco Escape Rooms we build rooms around a story or theme and invite you to test your wits against the challenging clues, perplexing puzzles, and maddening mysteries embedded in the rooms.
On July 10, 2015, President Barack Obama issued a Presidential Proclamation making the Waco Mammoth Site a new unit of the National Park System. This paleontological site represents the nation’s only recorded discovery of a nursery herd of Columbian mammoths.