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Austin Town Historical Re-enactment

Come explore Colonial Texas

The Brazoria County Historical Museum will host Austin Town, an 1832 Texas History experience, on November 5, 2015. Visitors will witness this town come alive as volunteer interpreters portray the daily activities of settlers in the harsh, undeveloped land of newly settled Tejas.

Come meet historical characters in Jane Long’s Tavern, sample traditional food served in a Mexican jacale, witness the work of blacksmiths shaping metal, or smell the powder as the militia drills with their cannon.

On Friday, November 4 from 10am to 3pm, the Museum will host Field Trip Day at Austin Town. This special day is open to school groups with PRIOR RESERVATION ONLY. For more information about Field Trip Day, please e-mail the Museum at operations@bchm.org.

Want to be a part of the action? Then, consider becoming a volunteer; serve as a costumed interpreter, demonstrate daily chores of early colonial settlers, or help with behind-the-scenes preparations. Whatever your interest, we have something for you!  

Austin Town is open to the public on Saturday, November 5th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Austin Town Park is located at the intersection of State Highway 288 and Business 288, just north of Angleton at 22851 FM 521. Admission prices are $5 for adults and $3 for children under 12 and senior citizens over 65. For more information, please contact the Brazoria County Historical Museum at 979-864-1208 or www.bchm.org.

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