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Heritage Celebration: Father of Texas Birthday in November
Archeology Awareness month during October.

Saturday, November 1, 2014
9 am – 5 pm

Come celebrate Stephen F. Austin’s birthday with special activities, presentations, demonstrations and reenactments.

Lots of fun and informative activities for all ages.

SFA Celebration
Father of Texas celebration 2005

The San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site presents
a Birthday Celebration for Stephen F. Austin, “The Father of Texas”.

Enjoy heritage programs, reenactments, entertainment & food.

For more information: 979-885-2181 or 877-558-7245

San Felipe de Austin SHS
15945 FM 1458
San Felipe, TX

  • Father of Texas Event Opening
  • San Felipe de Austin SHS Visitor Center – Grand Opening
  • Ribbon/cake cutting

In the visitor center:
  • Guest speakers
  • New interior exhibit panels
  • Gift shop now open
Around the site:
  • Self tour the new exterior exhibit panels
  • Hands on activities/colonial games – fun for the whole family
  • Living history demonstrations
  • Printing history
  • Music/entertainment
  • Light snacks/drinks available (small fee)

San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site
FM 1458 (48 miles west of Houston, IH 10 exit 723)

Need more information?
Contact 979-885-2181

Sponsored by Friends of the San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site
and the THC Historic Sites Division.

Friends of SFSHS

Friends of the San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site
PO Box 96
San Felipe, Texas 77473
Toll-Free: 877-558-7245


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