Texas Historic Day Trips Texas is rich in history. Now matter which road you choose to travel you find a great story waiting to be told. From it's early Native American and Hispanic histories to the revolution that made Texas a republic. You'll come across frontier forts, old outpost, historical markers, historic homes and many more notable destinations.
For more than two hundred years, many have fought over the lands of Texas. This section explores the forts and missions used to protect and defend the regions of Texas. Step back and time and watch history come alive.
Historical sites of all types are found all across Texas. Historic homes, museums, buildings and historical markers are just some of what you will find in this historic section.
Explore the presidents of Texas and United States Presidents that hail from the Lone Star State. Discover the how the lives of these men where shaped by the history of Texas.
Experience history as it was. The great state of Texas is home to many living history destinations. Get to know historic figures and plain ole folks as you walk through history. Step back in time to the 1800's and experience the lives of the people that made Texas what it is today.
You won't travel far in Texas before you come across a monument that commemorates soldiers, political leaders, wars, moments in time or even something down right strange. Discovering the many monuments and statues across Texas can take a life time.
All Aboard! Texas trains, train museums, train depots and everything locomotive are found all across Texas. Enjoy the day riding one of the historic trains that wind through the back country of Texas or learn about the history of Texas trains.
Explore the history of Texas through the structures once inhabited by historic and notable figures. Many of these homes and buildings are stately homes, a birthplace, or or a house with an interesting history or architecture. Learn about the buildings that made Texas history.
Getting to know history through an old headstone can bring that history alive. Many markers and headstones of all sorts, sizes and kinds can be found in every corner of the great state of Texas. Get to know Texas as it was.
Not all of the folks in the long history of Texas were on the right side of the law. When the law caught up we these nefarious characters they had to hold them for trial. In this section you take a look at the old jails and prison of the great state of Texas.