Texas Independence Day
Mike Wilson of the Sons of the Republic of Texas stands next to a cannon as the Lone Star flag waves in the breeze during a celebration of Texas independence from Mexico at Washington-on-the-Brazos in 2014.
- If you go
When: Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site, 23400 Park Road 12 off Texas 105.
Cost: Parking and admission are free March 2, though there is a fee for a guided program at Independence Hall.
For more information and a schedule of events, visit www.BirthplaceOfTexas.com.
Posted: Sunday, March 2, 2014 12:00 am
It may have been 2014 in the Washington-on-the-Brazos parking lot, but a few yards away it was 1836.
Muzzle-loading rifles, powder horns, coonskin caps and bonnets were all the rage at the re-enactor's camp where members of the Texas Army, a ceremonial and reenactment group, and other history buffs planned to stay for the weekend, sharing their knowledge of life during the Texas Revolution with park attendees.
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Sunday, March 2, 2014 12:00 am.