Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site

Visitors learn about the Old Val Verde cannon. Reenactors prepare food. The historic pavilion. Reenactors play music. Underneath the dance pavilion.

1738 FM 2705
Mexia, TX 76667
GPS: N31° 38' 0.9" W96° 33' 26"
254-472-0959
crg@thc.texas.gov

 

Driving map to Confederate Reunion Grounds.

On the edge of the Navasota River, Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site commemorates a place where Confederate Civil War veterans and families reunited from 1889–1946. Today, it remains a gathering place for living history events and family reunions, and features an 1902 dance pavilion, Civil War-era cannon, and ruins of structures from the “Roaring ‘20s” and Mexia Oil Boom. 

The site represents one of the few historic sites so clearly connected to Texas’ Southern identity and the Lost Cause Movement, which sought to bolster camaraderie among Southern veterans and restore the honor of the fallen Confederate soldiers. Families camped under the giant bur oaks, enjoying speeches, concerts, dances, fellowship, food, and raising funds for families of their fallen comrades.

Upcoming Events

December 28

Feed the Birds

Come and join us at the Confederate Reunion Grounds in making bird feeders from recyled materials. All ages are welcome to come...

January 2

Painting Class

Calling all moms! Join us for a girls evening out. Come relax and learn how to paint a pretty picture in a stress free environment. Admission is $10 to cover cost of supplies.

 

January 18

Coco and more!

Come join us for some fire side stories, hot chocolate, and more! This is going to be a fun evening of relaxing around the camp fire. If the night is clear, we will also have fun star gazing.  Admission for this event is $5.00 per family.

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