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I . Denton is half an hour from
the "hub" . . . half a world
from the "hubbub" Only min-
utes from the heart of downtown Dallas or Ft.
Worth, Denton enjoys the advantages of two major
metropolitan complexes and shares in the economic
and cultural growth of Texas' greatest concentra-
tion of population (over two million people).
all without the accompanying pressures and costs
of the big city.
f l * U from the
1. NTSU. Georgian architecture is featured on this beautiful 300-acre
campus with swimming pool, clubhouse, 18-hole golf course, museum
and 20,000-seat football stadium.
2. TWU. Exclusively for women, this University occupies 275 acres in
a quiet setting of winding drives and flowering gardens. Museum.
3. FEDERAL REGIONAL UNDERGROUND CONTROL CENTER. The
nation's first Federal Underground Control Center serves as head-
quarters for civil defense operations in a 5-state area. Although security
regulations prohibit tours of this operation, the grounds provide an
insight into this vital part of our nationwide defense.
4. SIX FLAGS. Here the visitor re-lives Texas history under the flags
of six nations. More than 70 thrilling rides . . . fascinating displays
and musical revues . . . delightful family entertainment.
5. DENTON STATE SCHOOL. This school for the mentally retarded is
located on a 200-acre campus and is one of America's most modern
and progressive educational institutions.
6. SAM BASS HILL. Just four miles south of Denton on Highway 377,
a look to the West reveals the legendary Pilot Knob containing the
cave hideout of notorious outlaw, Sam Bass.
7. FISHING BARGES. On Garza-Little Elm Reservoir, several weather-
conditioned fishing barges operate year round and seat hundreds of
sportsmen . . . open 24 hours with bait and tackle available.
8. COURTHOUSE. A state historical monument dating from 1895, this
structure is a fascinating mixture of classical Greek and Romanesque
9. LITTLE CHAPEL IN THE WOODS. Visited by thousands annually,
this picturesque little chapel offers a peaceful refuge for quiet
10. WATER SPORTS. Garza-Little Elm Reservoir and Grapevine Lake
provide ideal facilities for camping, swimming, sailing, skiing, fishing
and pleasure boating.
GRAPE NE RESERVOIR
FT. WORTH SIX FLAGS DALLAS
gO DYNAMIC DENTON- A MUNICIPAL UTILITIES SYSTEM CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PROGRAM
Dynamic Denton / P.O. Drawer P / Denton, Texas 76202 / 817-382-2112
Fort Worth C Rn Dallas
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Denton (Tex.). Chamber of Commerce. Dynamic Denton: Top of the Golden Triangle, pamphlet, [1961..1988]; Denton, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth833975/m1/3/: accessed October 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Denton Public Library.