Being the largest gift shop within the Texas State Park system, the Washington Emporium offers some wonderful Texas-centric souvenirs such as t-shirts, caps, cups, magnets, postcards, and wildflower seeds as well as replica historical Texas maps, documents, and flags. Come see the wide selection of Texas history books for adults and children, beautifully framed Texas maps and flags, jewelry, and unique gift items made locally. Visitors can enjoy snacks, drinks, and Blue Bell ice cream while at our site. The Washington Emporium, located inside the Visitor Center is open 10:00am – 5:00pm each day.
“For The Love Of Texas”
A beautifully bound collection of landscapes is paired with heartfelt comments from famous Texans relaying what our unique state means to them.
The “For the Love of Texas” book project commemorates the 175th signing of the Texas Declaration of Independence, and honors its 59 signers. A beautifully bound collection of landscapes is paired with heartfelt comments from famous Texans relaying what our unique state means to them including George H. W. Bush, Barbara Bush, George W. Bush, Laura Bush, Kay Bailey Hutchison, Luci Baines Johnson, Nolan Ryan, Roger Staubach and Darrell K. Royal.
Some quotes include:
“You can feel the gentle soul of Texas in this photo of a meandering stream at sunset. Our big skies and broad meadows bring all Texans a sense of peace and certainly an awe of nature. We Texans are blessed to live in this beautiful state.” – Barbara Bush
“Life is all about hills to climb. I just pray that the next hill God gives me to climb is in Texas and is as beautiful as this one.” – Bum Phillips
“The lone live oak represents the strength and individualism synonymous with Texas. It’s the Lone Star come to Earth.” – Lyle Lovett
“Texas means home to me.” – Darrell K. Royal
Signed versions available. Contact Washington on the Brazos Park Association for more information. Purchase it for $61.70 here.
Prints from the “For The Love of Texas”
Individual prints in the book taken by renowned photographer, Timothy Walcott, are for sale. Timothy Wolcott’s photographs focus primarily on the beauty of nature. His Modernism style, along with his master printing techniques, provides a unique artistic take on photography.
Each print is signed by a notable Texan and are available in one size as a museum-quality paper print. The following is a list of the notable Texans with links to their prints.
Dr. Nancy Dickey
Dr. Denton Cooley
James Addison Baker III
Richard ‘Racehorse’ Haynes
John David Crow
Dr. Paul Chu
Michael Martin Murphey
Luci Baines Johnson
Former Governor Rick Perry
Darrell K. Royal
John B. Holmes Jr.
James ‘Mattress Mack’ McIngvale
Scott M. Kleberg
Dr. James ‘Red’ Duke
Our Online Products
We also offer below these select items for sale via our online store.
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Celebrate your Texas legacy by ordering a customized brick paver for the Six Flags over Texas Monument. This monument, located outside the park in nearby Navasota, celebrates its heritage with a timeline of flags, representing the six nations that built Texas’ unique character.
You may personalize pavers for yourself, family members, friends and colleagues, or engrave a paver to commemorate a graduation, championship, academic or military honor, scholarship, birth or other personal celebration.
4”x8” brick paver w/3 lines, 16 characters per line – $50.00
4”x8” brick paver w/4 lines, 16 characters per line – $60.00
8”x8” brick paver w/5 lines, 16 characters per line – $80.00
16”x16” granite paver w/6 lines, 20 characters per line (limited # available) – $300.00
16”x32” granite paver w/6 lines, 40 characters per line (limited # available) – $1,000.00
Or If You Prefer: Print Out and Mail in Form
Allow 5 weeks for inscription/installation.
The Six Flags over Texas Monument was funded by the
Washington on the Brazos State Park Association and the City of Navasota.