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Happy Birthday, Texas!

The arrival of March heralds not only a season of growth and beginnings, but also our great state’s birthday.

A Texas Primer

On March 2, 1836, when Texas was still part of Mexico, 59 delegates gathered at Washington, Texas, to sign the…

"...Or We Shall Perish."

The memory of battle held strong in Texans’ minds as Seguín and others from San Antonio honored the Alamo heroes.…

Texas Independence Trail

Because March 2 marks the anniversary of the dramatic events leading to Texas winning independence from Mexico in 1836, it…

Independence

When Empresario Stephen F. Austin, known today as “the Father of Texas,” received permission in 1821 to bring colonists from…

Remember Independence Day!

Celebrate Texas Independence Day on March 2 by exploring the Texas Independence Trail Region, an area rich in historical sites…
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