This Little-Known State Park Is Where The Texas Declaration Of Independence Was Signed In 1836
History and nature combine at Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site, a little-known park nestled in a rural area between Houston and Austin. With a museum, living history farm, and peaceful trails ideal for picnicking, sightseeing, and birdwatching, this underrated Texas destination is equal parts relaxing and educational.
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Visitor Center hours are 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. daily. Head to the park’s website or Facebook page to learn more.
Have you ever been to Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site? If so, we’d love to hear all about your experience in the comments section below! Check out our previous article for another place on the Brazos River that nature loves will fall in love with.
Address: 23400 Park Rd 12, Washington, TX 77880, USA
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.
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