The Texas Independence Day Celebration of North Texas at Granbury, created by the Texas Heroes Foundation, celebrates the rich heritage of the great State of Texas. Our goal is to preserve that history for our children and grandchildren. March 2 is the perfect time to share our message with all of North Texas through education, and a celebration of the history that made Texas great.
Join us March 2, 2015, and help North Texas celebrate Texas Independence Day. Parade and Events March 21-22
Support Texas Independence Day Celebration and the Student History Competition
We hope you will help support this passion to keep Texas History in our hearts and minds. With even a small donation, Texans can know they too are a hero. They have done their part to save the stories of our Texas Heroes–David Crockett, William Travis, Gregorio Esparza and so many more.
Slide Show of 2015 TID Celebration. Click Here. We appreciate Red Door Photography–Shad Ramsey’s artistic photography and his support of our celebration.
Just one of the floats and entries planned for March 21st, parade and events to celebrate Texas. General Granbury’s birthday, Bulls on the Beach and a Selfie Scavenger Hunt for you and the kids to learn more about Texas History. Springtime in Texas happens March 21-22! Enjoy it; it’ll be summer by March 23.
Win $50 March 21-22 Granbury, Texas Texas Heroes and General Granbury presents Texas Independence Parade, General Granbury’s Birthday and more. Music begins at 9am Opening Ceremonies at 10am parade at 11am “Selfie” Scavenger Hunt The Texas Independence Day Celebration Would you like to win $50? Help keep Texas history in our hearts and minds. Join […]
“Selfie” Scavenger Hunt The Texas Independence Day Celebration “True courage is completing the things you say, while cowardice is just saying the things you wish to complete.” ~ William Barrett Travis Do you have the courage to complete the Texas Independence Day Celebration “Selfie” Scavenger Hunt? Would you like to win $50? Help keep Texas […]
SATURDAY MARCH 21, 2015 9:00-6:00 Exhibitors: Square, Langdon, Beach Children’s Games, Handicrafts – Langdon Silent Auction opens at Texas Heroes Foundation Tent Re-enactors, Indians, Living History at Langdon Bean & Rib Cook-Off west side of Square 9:00-10:00 Buttermilk Junction Band – Stage at the Square 10:00-11:00 Opening Ceremony – Stage at the Square Master of […]
March 27.1836 Santa Anna orders James Fannin and 344 of his men to be executed near Goliad. 28 escaped to tell Sam Houston. “Remember the Alamo! Remember Goliad!” became the battle cry. Texas Timeline
Help us with a Run-Off Vote for People’s Choice Award. These are the entries that were at the top of the voting. People’s Choice is based on popular vote and only one award will be given. One vote per email. The Award and cash prize will be presented to the winner at the March 21 […]
“Texas shall be free, independent or we shall perish with glory in battle.” ~Juan N. Seguin, son of a pioneer Tejano family, formed a volunteer company of Tejano soldiers with the ringing proclamation that “Texas will again lift it’s head and stand among the nations. It ought to do so, for no country upon the […]
An educational and inspiring program for March 2, 2015 at 12:30 noontime at Elizabeth Crockett Memorial Ceremony – Acton Cemetery Welcome, Prayer – Rev Glenn Ward Recognition of attending Crockett Family members – Sylvia Hickey Memorial for Ken Hendricks – Sons of Confederates Historical Presentations – Brandy Herr David Crockett comments – Rich Merrill Amazing […]
Grand Marshal of The TIDC 2015 Parade, James Veale shares his family ancestor. John William Smith – 1792-1845 The Last Messenger to Leave the Alamo John William Smith., also known as El Colorado, marked history as the last messenger from the Alamo and the first anglo mayor of San Antonio. Born in Virginia, on November 4, 1792, he moved as a youth to Ralls […]