This structure was built in 1836, just after the Runaway Scrape, by one of the original "Old 300" settlers. The cabin is fully furnished and an excellent example of the Texas Colonial Period. Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. 1224 Bowie St.
This structure was built in 1891 in Second Empire style with locally made brick. It features a Neoclassic copper dome and a working four-face Seth Thomas clock. A magnificent stained-glass dome is above the original 1890 judge's bench, bailiff box and witness stand in the district courtroom. On...
Greek Revival-style 1860 cottage of "tabby" construction houses period furniture. Admission charge. 602 Washington.
In the historic Brunson Building, the art studio and changing gallery exhibits local, national and international art. Donations accepted. Open 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wed. and Sat., and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thu.-Fri. Group tours available by request. 1014 Milam St.
This building, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, is the state's largest flat-floored opera house and features a raked stage and curtains painted as they were in 1886. Dinner theater performances are offered monthly from September to June. Admission charge. . 425 Spring St. www....
Columbus is one of many points in this area, also known as the "Cradle of Texas," where Stephen F. Austin's original colony of the "Old 300" settlers planted roots in the early 1820s. Visiting historic and scenic sights, the trail crisscrosses Washington, Fayette, Colorado and Austin counties. Fo...
Features historic homes, businesses, restaurants, historic inns, antique emporium, and arts-and-crafts shops. Tour maps are available at the visitor information center. Tour begins at the 1886 Stafford Opera House. The driving tour features "talking houses"--tune a car radio to the frequency list...
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