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Texas Independence Trail Region

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

Historic Sites and Cities

  • Galveston Railroad MuseumGalveston Railroad Museum
  • Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site, West ColumbiaVarner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site, West Columbia
  • La Belle cannon, Matagorda County Museum, Bay CityLa Belle cannon, Matagorda County Museum, Bay City

Highlights


  • James Moreau Brown built Ashton Villa in 1859 with the help of a brick mason slave named Aleck. A statue commemorates Union Gen. Gordon Granger, whose forces occupied Galveston at the end of the Civil War. Granger is credited with ordering public...


Browse: Historic Sites in the Independence Trail Region


Ashton Villa

Galveston

Brackenridge Park

San Antonio

Casino Hall

La Grange

Cumings Crypt

Bellville

Sea Center Texas

Lake Jackson

Seawolf Park

Galveston

Sengelmann Hall

Schulenburg

The Strand

Galveston

Trabajo Rustico

San Antonio