Spend your Summer at Washington-on-the-Brazos

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Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site is situated on 293 acres of lush park land. Get a glimpse of why we cherish the place Where Texas Became Texas as you browse these photographs. Then come visit us and take your own tour of Independence Hall, Barrington Plantation, the Star of the Republic Museum and Fanthorp Inn. Celebrate with us as we commemorate the Republic of Texas era at Texas Independence Day Celebration. Bring your family during the holiday season for the unique Christmas on the Brazos celebration. Make your own memories as you discover the story of life in the 1800s.

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Independence Hall

Barrington Living History Farm

The Star of the Republic Museum

Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site

For the Love of Texas

texas-bookThe “For the Love of Texas” 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 and Barbara, George W. Bush and Laura, Luci Baines Johnson, Bob Lilly, Lyle Lovett, Nolan Ryan and Roger Staubach.

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