SN: 116385 - 2020

Future event (not yet open)

Historic

Traditional Walk

Washington, Texas

Washington-on-the Brazos State Visitor Center

Future event (not yet open)

Starting Sat, Apr 11th for 1 day

Open from 9am-12pm

Special programs

This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.

Long description

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site is the location for the Star of the Republic Museum, Independence Hall and Barrington Living History Farm. It was the site of the 1836 General Convention which would decide the fate of Texas. Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site is revered as the site of the signing of the Texas Declaration of Independence on March 2, 1836. Washington remained a town of some prominence in early Texas until the eve of the Civil War. The park encompasses the site of the historic town (1836). It was the first county seat of Washington County in 1836, the capitol of Texas from 1842 to 1845, and the home of the last president of the Republic of Texas, Anson Jones. It is the seat of Texas dependence.

Distance: 5 km & 10 km, Rating: 1A

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: hard

Wheelchairs: hard

Comments

No pets in the museum,visitor center, Barrington Living History Farm or any of the buildings. Bluebonnets should be in bloom.

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

Driving to the start

12300 Park Rd 12,Washington, TX 77880,Phone: 936-878-2214 290 West to Hwy 6 at Hempstead. Take Hwy 6 North to Navasota. From Navasota, take Hwy 105 West 7 miles and turn left on FM 1155.

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