The arrival of student history exhibits has been overwhelming. The room we had reserved is full, and running over. We never expected the great amount of response that this part of our celebration would elicit. We are thrilled beyond words, and you will be impressed to witness the creativity of our children. The exhibits will all be on display next week-end inside the Hood County Courthourse. You will not want to miss seeing these projects.
Be the number 1836 person to like our page for Texas Independence Day a receive a very special gift that you will be proud to own. The cut off date is Friday, March 1st in order for us to post the name of the winner on facebook. Music, stories, living history, vendors, and even stagecoach rides in Granbury, TX…..March 2nd and March 3rd.
There is no truer hero of the Alamo era than David Crockett. David Crockett was a, farmer, hunter, marksman, frontiersman, author, and representative to the United States Congress. Born in Greene County, Tennessee on August 17, 1786, Crockett left his mark wherever he traveled. He married Elizabeth Patton in 1815, and forged his way to the point of no return….the Alamo on February 8, 1836. Eye witness accounts place his death inside the Alamo on March 6, 1836. Texas will forever be in debt to the family of David Crockett for his meritorius service on behalf of our state. Help us honor him the week-end of March 2nd and 3rd in Granbury, TX. A special memorial service will be held on Sunday, March 3rd at the gravesite of Mrs. Elizabeth Crockett in ACTON. That service will begin at 1:00 PM.
Folks are getting all dressed up and ready to attend the TEXAS INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION in Granbury, TX, on March 2nd and 3rd. It’s going to be an event like none other in our community. We are so grateful to all who have played a part in making it all come together. And thanks for stopping in to check out our facebook page and our web-site. These will have schedules on all events starting Monday of next week
In a brief span of time (16 days), the sights, sounds, and smells of period correct vendors, horses, longhorn cattle, and folks enjoying themselves will penetrate the air surrounding our historic courthouse in downtown Granbury, TX. Come witness sites that you may have never seen before, and may never have an opportunity to witness again. You won”t believe your eyes.
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.
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.
A gentile giant of Western music Mr. Billy Cate will be presenting his special style of music on March 2nd at the sound stage located at the County Courthouse for Texas Independence Day. You will want to listen to The Chisolm Trail Cowboy while he is in our town.
the event. They will see, taste, and hear wonderful new/old
experiences like they have never known about all of their lives.
Come early…………………………………………….stay late.
One of the major components of this years’ TEXAS Independence Day Celebration will be a period correct parade. The parade will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, March 2nd around our historic courthouse in downtown Granbury. If you would like to participate in this event please get in touch with Richlon Merrill at (817) 881-5490. He has a wealth of ideas and concepts about this phase of our event. Come early…………………………………………..Stay late.