Living History Saturday

09/16/2017, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Location: Independence Hall

Travel back in time to where a nation was born in 1836.  On the third Saturday of each month staff and volunteers dressed in period clothing bring to life the people and events of Old Washington providing a unique opportunity for the entire family to discover various aspects of life surrounding the birth of the Republic of Texas. This program will feature: Quill pen writing, Blacksmithing and woodworking demonstration and Texian Militia display with black powder rifle demonstration at timed intervals: 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Visitors can write with a quill pen and sign a copy of the Texas Declaration of Independence; meet militia soldiers travelling through town or play early Texas games. Activities will vary and some are weather dependent. Traditional tours of Independence Hall will not be offered these days. Contact Jon Failor at (936) 878-2214, ext. 224 or

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