Oakland Cemetery has been active since the 1860s. Blues musician and songster Mance Lipscomb is buried in the Resthaven section. Open dawn to sundown. 801 Sixth St. 936/825-6475.
In an authentically furnished two-story Eastlake home built in 1892, three
rooms are devoted to exhibits that reflect the ethnic diversity of the area.
Admission charge. 1215 E. Washington St. (Texas 105). For tours, call the
Navasota Public Library: 936/825-6744.
About 130 years before the first Anglo-American settlers, the French arrived in Texas led by Robert René Cavelier, Sieur de la Salle. It was a mistake: He was actually seeking mouth of Mississippi River, but a series of misadventures brought his fleet of three ships to Matagorda Bay. While explor...
Museum displays and artifacts cover local history and notable residents, including musician Mance Lipscomb and Frank Hamer, a city marshal who became the Texas Ranger leading the effort to catch Bonnie and Clyde. Open 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon.–Sat. and noon–5 p.m. Sun. 129 E. Washington Ave. 936/870-33...
Six miles southwest on Brazos River, via Texas 105. See Washington.
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