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Moody Gardens Hotel, Galveston, Texas

DRT Annual Convention
May 4-6, 2023

Mirabeau B Lamar Day January 26

Posted on 1/23/2023
January 26 is Mirabeau B. Lamar Day, a day to salute the Father of Education in Texas. On that date in 1839, the Republic of Texas Congress passed The Education Act, setting aside land for public schools. Click title for more.....

Siege of Bexar

Posted on 12/9/2022
The Siege of Bexar became the first major campaign of the Texas Revolution. From October until early December of 1835, an army of Texas volunteers laid siege to the Mexican army in San Antonio de Béxar.....

DRT Founders Day - November 6

Posted on 11/6/2022
On this date, a group of ladies met in Houston in the home of Mrs. Andrew Briscoe to carry out the idea of Misses Betty Ballinger and Hally Bryan for organizing a Republic of Texas daughters’ organization to meet with the Texas Veterans.

Stephen F. Austin Birthday

Posted on 10/18/2022
On November 3, we celebrate the birthday of Stephen F. Austin, "The Father of Texas." Remembering his birthday provides a time to reflect on the life of our founder and the importance of his contributions to Texas history, and ultimately U.S history.

Art Contest

Posted on 10/6/2022
The Republic of Texas Museum annual Art Contest has returned! For details click the title above.