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.
Teachers & students: To learn more about the events at Washington-on-the-Brazos in 1836, check out our interactive educational website at www.txindependence.org!
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!
Join us for Christmas on the Brazos, December 14! Make an old-fashioned Christmas craft at the Museum from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm! Visit Independence Hall for readings from Charles Dickens Christmas Collection throughout the day. Enjoy a candlelit tour of Barrington Farm from 5:00 pm to 8:00pm.
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!