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Remember Independence Day!

Explore Texas' Independence Trail Region, join events
Written by , published February 28, 2017 Photographs by Will van Overbeek

wob icelebCelebrate Texas Independence Day on March 2 by exploring the Texas Independence Trail Region, an area rich in historical sites and sights.

Download a free copy of the Texas Independence Trail Region brochure.

Read more about Texas' humble beginnings at Washington-on-the-Brazos.

Texas Independence Day Events

Gruene: Texas Independence Day Celebration, March 2

Sequin: Toast to Texas, March 2

Huntsville: Texas Independence Day and the Gen. Sam Houston Birthday Celebration, March 2

Navasota: Texas Birthday Bash, March 3-4

San Angelo: Texas Independence Day Celebration and cook-off, March 4

San Benito: Texas Independence Celebration, Symposium, Cook-off and Market Day, March 10

Washington: Texas Independence Day Celebrationas Independence Day Celebration, March 4-5. 

To help guide your tour, the Texas Historical Commission published the Texas Independence Trail Region brochure, a colorful and informative folder that outlines the route and provides a thumbnail history of each site. The trail stretches along 720 miles within 28 southern and southeastern counties.Along the way, you can visit such significant sites as the Alamo, Presidio La Bahía, Monument Hill at La Grange, and the San Jacinto Monument; many restored homes and buildings, including those in the Winedale Historical Center and at Washington-on-the-Brazos State Park; and more than 50 historical museums. Cities and towns on the trail include San Antonio, Bastrop, Seguin, Gonzales, Chappell Hill, Brenham, Galveston, and Houston.

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