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“Thosands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wilderness is a necessity.

John Muir

“Not all those who wander are lost”

J.R.R. Tolkien

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Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historical Site, Washington, Washington County, Texas- Part 2

What made this stop a great one was that this park was actually a three-fer! Besides the building at Washington-on-the-Brazos there was the Barrington Living History Farm, and the Star of the Republic Museum. we next went to the farm as the skies were threatening and we figured to get inside the museum before itContinue reading “Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historical Site, Washington, Washington County, Texas- Part 2”

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historical Site, Washington, Washington County, Texas- Part 1

What is the importance of Washington on the Brazos? Well let’s tell this tale! In 1835 Antonio Lopez de Santa Ana became the President of Mexico and he voided the constitution of 1824. This angered the settlers of Texas which was still a Mexican territory. At San Felipe de Austin, the people held the “Consultation”Continue reading “Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historical Site, Washington, Washington County, Texas- Part 1”

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