This Texas Historical Commission property was a place where Civil War veterans met for reunions from 1889-1946. Today, it remains a gathering place for living-history events and family reunions, and offers a place to picnic, fish and canoe. Other historic features include the 1893 dance pavilion,...
This wooded park offers a fishing pier on a 700-acre lake, hike-and-bike trails, a nature center, and rental canoes and kayaks. Wildflowers abound from March to early June. The park also offer RVs spaces, screened shelters, a recreation hall, primitive campsites and group barracks. Admission char...
A lake on the Navasota River. Recreational areas offer boating, swimming, picnicking, camping and fishing. About eight miles west of Mexia off U.S. 84. .
The museum features school memorabilia dating from the 1920s for both Mexia and Dunbar schools. Donations accepted. Open 10 a.m.-2 p.m Sat. Free. . 616 N. Red River. Museum is on the second floor of the old 1923 high school building.
In 1797, Philip Nolan's trading expedition found the Tehuacana people farming here. Cherokees destroyed the farming tribe around 1830. Tehuacana Academy, organized in 1852, provided the incentive for founding Trinity University, now in San Antonio. The silvery-towered former administration buildi...
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