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Dates: 10/21/2017 - 10/21/2017
City / State: Washington, TX
Event Name: Washington
Event Type: Walk
Event ID: 108938 
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10km/5km - 1A
Description: Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site is the location for the Star of the Republic Museum, Independence Hall and Barrington Living History Farm. It was the site of the 1836 General Convention which would decide the fate of Texas. Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site is revered as the site of the signing of the Texas Declaration of Independence on March 2, 1836. Washington remained a town of some prominence in early Texas until the eve of the Civil War. The park encompasses the site of the historic town (1836). It was the first county seat of Washington County in 1836, the capitol of Texas from 1842 to 1845, and the home of the last president of the Republic of Texas, Anson Jones. It is the seat of Texas dependence.
Amenities: Strollers: hard | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.
Start Times: 9am-12pm
Location: Visitor Center
Start Point / Driving Directions: Washington-on-the-Brazos Historical Park23400 Park Rd. 12Washington 77880From Houston: 290 West to Hwy 6 at Hempstead. Take Hwy 6 North to Navasota. From Navasota, take Hwy 105 West 7 miles and turn left on FM 1155.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Living History SaturdayPets are not allowed in the park museums.
Host Club: Houston Happy Hikers
Contact: Catherine Kellner (979) 478-6203
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