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About the Washington-on-the-Brazos State Park Association

Helping Preserve Texas History
through Preservation, Education, and Celebrations

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Park Association is the non profit 501-(c)(3) support group for Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site which includes Independence Hall, Star of the Republic Museum, and Barrington Living History Farm. Chartered in 1955 by the State of Texas, it is a statewide volunteer organization dedicated to generate support to facilitate preservation projects, celebrations, and educational programming at Washington-on-the Brazos.

Mission Statement
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Park Association, a non-profit organization, exists to help preserve the rich history of the heroic actions taken by our forefathers at Washington-on-the-Brazos with the signing of the Texas Declaration of Independence from Mexico, on March 2, 1836.

The Association generates support to facilitate programs, celebrations, and education at Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site, Star of the Republic Museum, and Barrington Living History Farm.

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Accomplishments of the Association

• Longest running support group in the Texas Parks and Wildlife system.

• Sponsors and secures funding for the annual Texas Independence Day Celebration.

• Assisted in the reconstruction of Independence Hall

• In concert with the Barrington Society, purchased, relocated to the park, and
  restored the home of Dr. Anson Jones, the last president of the Republic of Texas.

• Assisted in securing public and private funds to build the Star of the Republic Museum in 1969, and its subsequent expansion in 1992.

• Continues to fund the acquisition of interpretive artifacts and provided financial
  support for education programs presented by the park, farm, and museum.

• Assists in promoting the site through a litany of marketing opportunities

• Raise funds for the necessary improvements needed to maintain a safe,
  enriching, and educational environment for visitors.

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