Welcome to the Star of the Republic Museum at Washington-on-the-Brazos–where 59 elected delegates gathered on March 2, 1836 to declare Texas’ independence from Mexico.
The Substance of Life: Texas Through the Eyes of Theodore Gentilz
March 2 through June 9, 2013
Ever wish you could have walked down the street in Old Washington in 1836? There's an app for that! Click here for a free download!
Teachers & students: To learn more about the events at Washington-on-the-Brazos in 1836, check out our interactive website at www.txindependence.org!
Coming this summer! "Toy Time" exhibit with life-sized historic folk toys! Fun for the entire family!
Join us for a teacher workshop, Thursday June 13! The Science and History of Fun will explore the "Toy Time" exhibit and focus on the science and history of play! Teachers may elect to receive six hours credit towards the TAGT Awareness Certificate for Gifted/Talented training in Creativity and Instructional Strategies or six contact hours of Continuing Professional Education credits from Blinn College. The cost of the workshop is $50, which includes lunch. Workshop hours are from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. Registration required. Deadline for registration is Friday, June 7. Space is limited!
Now available at the Museum! "For the Love of Texas"– a gorgeous coffee-table book featuring photographs of Washington County landscapes by Timothy Wolcott, along with musings by 36 notable Texans.
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Park Association is also selling seedlings from our famous La Bahia Pecan Tree, a living witness to the Convention of 1836. Contact Ginger Moreland, email@example.com or 979-830-1824 for details!