Would you like to learn more about the life of Ancient Texans? Are you interested in more in-depth study of indigenous plants, water resources, or archeological finds? Are you seeking additional resources to teach or examine the history of prehistoric peoples?The Texas Botanical Gardens and Native American Interpretive Center will offer a wide range of curricula, study opportunities, field trips, and research resources to meet your needs, whether you are a teacher, student, family member, researcher, or tourist.You will wander through the Botanical Gardens filled with the plants and water features that reflect Central Texas during these prehistoric times more than 3,000 years ago---into the world of Ancient Americans who once roamed Central Texas. You are about to explore the intricate splendor of their civilization. Watch how they heat rocks in order to bake their food. Discover these donut-shaped mounds called burned rock middens where they bake fibrous tubers and bulbs, such as yucca and wild onions they gather. Study the mounds that are still visible today. Watch as these prehistoric people use handheld rocks and flat bedrock, called bedrock mortars, to mill pecans and acorns. Feel the depression that form over time from years of grinding. Our target date to break ground is January 2013. For information contact Jan Fischer at: email@example.com or (326) 642-7527.