In 1916, Isabella Neff, mother of later governor Pat Neff, donated to the state a six-acre tract in Coryell County. When the court probated her Will in 1921, no legislative provision existed to manage such public property. In 1923, the legislature created a state parks board, and Mother Neff State Park became the first official state park in Texas.
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