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Texas Independence Day Update

An inside look (stark as it may seem) of the signing place of our important declaration of independence. It is located at Washington on The Brazos. No bare building could tell the whole story, but if these walks could talk thay would be very revealing to all of us. March 2, 1836……a day that we all need to remember.856965_156956751124260_1285747306_o

Texas Independence Day Update

Folks are so excited about having an historic event like The Texas Independence Day Celebration of North Texas at Granbury, on March 2nd and 3rd that they are racing to get here. Join the excitement and be a part of living history yourself. If you fail to attend you will be missin’ out.65520_157216381098297_1552109977_n

Texas Independence Day Update

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Granbury’s own Ridge Roberts at the age of 9 will be the featured fiddle player at this year’s Texas Independence Day Celebration. Ridge picked up the fiddle a short two years ago, and immediately knew that he was destined to learn how to play the instrument. He has since learned by memory over forty songs, and the vast number of those songs are about TEXAS. You will want to hear this young Texans as he “powders up his bow” on March 2nd and 3rd in Granbury.

Texas Independence Day Update

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TEXAS Independence Day plans include G.I.S.D. projects that involve teaching our kids about the importance of this great event in our states history. Richlon Merrill is in charge of that area and he would welcome your input, or assistance in working on the most important aspect of this coming years’ event. It’s all about TEXAS!

Texas Independence Day Update

The world of Western Cowboy Music has no single star any bigger than Buck Helton from Dallas, Texas. Buck “The Big Man” has been professionally performing for the public since age five. This performer is a “show-stopper” having released 10 CD’s, as well as having performed for radio and tv stations across this great land of ours. You will not want to miss this Cowboy Poet, and Cowboy Singer as he appears at our event on March 2nd and 3rd.562964_155273561292579_1401164293_n

Texas Independence Day Update

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One month from Today, March 1st; Vendors, chuckwagon cooks, food vendors, artists, musicians, and living history demonstrators will be headed to Granbury to set up for our March 2-3 celebration that we are calling Texas Independence Day Celebration of North Texas. A beehive of activity will surround our beautiful and historic courthouse. Possibly the most beautiful site will be the display of the TEXAS flags. You don’t want to miss this event.

Texas Independence Day Celebration Update

Yesterday we were able to secure the services of the finest stage coach operator in Texas to come share his wonderful coach, along with his team of horses named Nip and Tuck. He will be giving rides, and teaching Texas History by living the role of a stagecoach driver to our children on Texas Independence Day. Come along and take a ride.

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Texas Independence Day Celebration Update

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A rich part of our State’s great history has been captured on canvas by Mr. Burl Washington of Fort Worth, TX. Burl will have his distinct style of painting Texas history on display, and prints for sales during our Texas Independence Day Celebration on March 2nd, and 3rd. Come early………..see alot……..stay late.