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Washington-on-the-Brazos

24300 Park Rd 12, Washington, TX 77880
+1 936-878-2214
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We walked where hereos walked

This site has rock paths. It was very uncomfortable for the traveler in our group that used a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
AdventuresWithLiz
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Athens, Texas
Awesome to see and experience!

To step foot on the place that the Declaration of Independence of Texas from Mexico was written and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
melanieb134
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Fort Worth, Texas
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Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site is the lush, 293 acre park where the Texas Declaration of Independence was signed in 1836, creating a new nation. Independence Hall, a re-creation of the drafty building where the 59 delegates met to hammer out the document, stands on the original cornerstones. The Star of the Republic Museum tells the story of the decade that Texas was a sovereign nation. Barrington Living History Farm includes the homestead of Texas' final president, Anson Jones, and is a working cotton farm. The vistor's center houses a unique gift shop and a Texas History timeline. Picnic areas are available along the Brazos River.
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24300 Park Rd 12, Washington, TX 77880
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+1 936-878-2214
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This site has rock paths. It was very uncomfortable for the traveler in our group that used a walker. He used the grass beside the path when he could. Just walking down the path to Independence Hall filled me with anticipation of what was going...More

Thank AdventuresWithLiz
Reviewed 1 week ago

To step foot on the place that the Declaration of Independence of Texas from Mexico was written and signed was very exciting. We learned a lot and love to see places where history was made!

Thank melanieb134
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must see for any Texas history folks. There are great exhibits, museum and a working farm. Along with some historical buildings.

Thank John M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having been to the Alamo and the San Jacinto Battleground, it would be ashame not to visit this historical place. Nice place to walk around.

Thank jesda
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Every Texan should go here! Awesome piece of Texas history. Between the visitor center and the museum, very educational. Firmly believe this should be a must for high school children. We will definitely go again.

Thank Sherri O
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

The kids really enjoyed stepping back in time on the farm and playing with the period toys. One of the farm hands played the Game of Graces with my daughter and they were very informative on how the first family lived. The museum had a...More

Thank deejoyce
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I traveled to Bryan, TX for our anniversary. We traveled on a whim so we used google to help us find things around the area to do. We drove down to Washington on the Brazos and had a great time. We both...More

Thank kassiep87
Reviewed 17 May 2017

A very nice park very nicely done. Lots to see and do and very educational. Take lots of bug spray and a good picnic.

Thank jdwii
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

My family and I spend 4 hours on the grounds visiting each attraction. It was an awesome experience that I would do again.

Thank Kerri O
Reviewed 15 April 2017

There are a couple easy walking paths and a museum. The museum does a good job explaining early Texas history.

Thank KW642
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Rhonda M
11 April 2015|
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Response from Arun S | Reviewed this property |
Yep thats right... 23400 Park Road, Washington, TX 77880. we took the hwy 1155from chappell hill to washington. This way is very good and you can see lot of wildflower fields. (like blue bonnets) Also there is a lavendar... More
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Rhonda M
11 April 2015|
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Response from Chrissy449 | Reviewed this property |
23400 Park Road Washington TX
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