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Our Texas History Museum

Ranger Artifacts

Our Texas History Museum

"I am Houston" Signature

Our Texas History Museum

Davy Crockett Signature

We live in a state with a wonderfully unique history. I have loved the story of Texas since I was a child, and my passion for telling Texas history as it actually occurred has grown with each passing year. This is why we have built a stunning collection of rare Texana historical documents and artifacts in our restaurant, why I give history tours for fourth graders almost every school day, and why we invite you to the restaurant for my Saturday morning history talks. Texas is an incredible place, a land rich in heritage and opportunity for everyone. I hope you'll come visit and fall in love all over again with our unique State.

Enjoy! -Nina Hendee

Texas Artifacts Guide

Favorite Eyewitness Accounts

TEXAS TRIVIA

    What small village in Big Bend had an army post stationed there (1915) to protect the area from Mexican bandit Pancho Villa?

    Lajitas

    What famous US Army Officers were assigned to that post?

    Black Jack Pershing and George Patton

    What is the only legal border crossing between El Paso and Del Rio?

    Presidio

    What is the birthplace of the Texas flag?

    Montgomery, designed by Dr. Charles Bellinger Stewart

    What famous Bonanza TV series star was from O'Donnell, TX.

    Dan Blocker ´Hoss´ Cartwright

    What is the oldest law enforcement agency in North America with a statewide jurisdiction?

    The Texas Rangers

    What is the AA-affiliate of the Houston Astros Baseball team based in Corpus Christi?

    Corpus Christi Hooks

    What does the German name "Schlitterbahn" mean?

    Slippery Road

    Sam Houston, arguably the most famous Texan, was actually born in what state?

    Virginia

    What river in Texas means "nuts"?

    Nueces

Since 1985, we have hosted over 400,000 Texas school children on complimentary Texas History School tours and lunch at the Taste of Texas. If you would like for your school to visit, please visit