This cool map of the Hill Country captures the essence of Central Texas
If you want to get a sense of the Hill Country in one image, this is it. This colorful map, which was created by TexasHillCountry.com and artist Kevin Middleton, captures all the nuance and uniqueness that has made the Texas Hill Country a destination on a number of popular travel lists.
Differences between the Texas colonists and Mexican officials developed over a long time, but the major military clashes of the Texas Revolution occurred in less than a year and were fought in a relatively small geographic area. For additional reading, see: http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/qdt01