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“Texas Independence Day Celebration”

WASHINGTON ON THE BRAZOS — “Texas Independence Day Celebration”—presented by H-E-B—is an annual two-day living history celebration from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, March 3 and 4, 2018 on the 293-acre Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site. The annual celebration is held at the site where 59 delegates bravely met in 1836 to make a formal declaration of independence from Mexico. Because of that historic event, Washington on the Brazos id […]

Texas State Historical Association Announces Book Celebrating the Heritage of the Texas Republic

Washington on the Brazos: Cradle of the Texas Republic Captures the Spirit of Texas’s First Capitol AUSTIN, TX — The Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), the state’s longest running publisher of books about Texas history, is proud to announce its newest publication, Washington on the Brazos: Cradle of the Texas Republic by noted Texas historian Richard B. McCaslin. In Washington on the Brazos: Cradle of the Texas Republic, McCaslin recovers the rich history of an iconic […]