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Texas Independence Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

State Historic Sites operated by the Texas Historical Commission


Reenactor talks to students next to marker
San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site, Sealy

From whitewashed ruins and Victorian mansions to sacred burial mounds and pivotal battlegrounds, the Texas Historical Commission's state historic sites exemplify a breadth of Texas history. Heritage tourists can learn more about Texas' rich history and experience real places and stories at each of these historic sites.

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Upcoming Events

  • November 1, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Abner Jackson Plantation Site
    FM 2004 near Hwy. 332
    Lake Jackson  Texas  77566
    United States

    Discover the sugar making process of the 1840s, how convict labor replaced slave labor during the 1870s, and the destruction of the hurricane of 1900.

  • December 1, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Abner Jackson Plantation Site
    FM 2004 near Hwy. 332
    Lake Jackson  Texas  77566
    United States

    Discover the sugar making process of the 1840s, how convict labor replaced slave labor during the 1870s, and the destruction of the hurricane of 1900.