Washington on the Brazos Historical Foundation
EVENTS/RECEPTION FACILITIESHISTORIC SITES
Site open daily from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Visitor Center open from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Between Brenham and Navasota, off of State Hwy. 105. From Hwy 105, follow either FM 912 or FM 1155 to Park Road 12. Approximately 1-1/2 hours northwest of Houston and less than two hours from Austin.
Located on 300 acres of lush park land, the picturesque Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site gives visitors unique insights into the lives and times of the 59 delegates who met on that very spot on March 2, 1836 to make a formal declaration of independence from Mexico.
On the grounds of this THC-run historic site is the Star of the Republic Museum; Independence Hall; and Barrington Plantation. The site’s Visitor Center features interactive exhibits which present a timeline of the Texas Revolution; it also houses the spacious Museum Store, which offers snacks and a wide range of Texas-themed items. Along with the amenities, the site boasts an incredible year-round schedule of events and programs.
Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site is the core of the Republic of Texas Complex, which also includes Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site—a wonderfully preserved 19th century stagecoach inn located nearby in Anderson, TX. A visit to this significant historic site is a must for all Texans and newcomers alike!
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