From Victorian mansions and a former sugarcane plantation to a 150-year-old riverfront inn, several of the Texas Historical Commission’s (THC) state historic sites provide one-of-a-kind venues for weddings and special events. See below for sites available to rent for your next special occasion.
Casa Navarro State Historic Site
The site provides rental facilities for weddings, family reunions, birthday celebrations, and other private events. To schedule a tour of the site or for more information, call 210-226-4801.
Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site
The Confederate Reunion Grounds allows rental of the historic 1893 dance pavilion for weddings, family reunions, and various other celebrations or gatherings. Reservations may be made up to one year in advance. Call 254-472-0959 for availability, additional information, and a permit.
Eisenhower Birthplace State Historic Site
The site offers a covered pavilion and surrounding green space for meetings, celebrations, and weddings. Please call 903-465-8908 for additional information and availability.
Fort McKavett State Historic Site
Fort McKavett offers a historic schoolhouse, constructed in 1875, as a place to rent for weddings, meetings and other private functions. The schoolhouse is situated next to a grove of large oak trees on the edge of the historic post, making it the perfect scene for a picturesque gathering. For more information, call 325-396-2358.
Fulton Mansion State Historic Site
This site allows rental of the grounds for weddings and special events. The multi-purpose room of the Education and History Center is also available to rent and offers a kitchen and restrooms. For more information, call 361-729-0386.
Landmark Inn State Historic Site
The Landmark Inn is a unique and memorable place to host weddings, family reunions, and other group gatherings. You can choose to book the entire inn for your family and friends, or simply have a quiet and small ceremony. Wedding ceremonies of up to 50 people are easily accommodated between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. For more information and to schedule a tour of the grounds, call 830-931-2133.
Magoffin Home State Historic Site
The site offers rental of the museum’s courtyard and grounds for business meetings, banquets, receptions, and other events. The only interior space for rent is in the visitors center. Special tours of the interior of the Magoffin Home can be arranged to coincide with your event, but activities must not interfere with the normal operation of the site. To schedule a visit to view the grounds and discuss your plans, call 915-533-5147.
Starr Family Home State Historic Site
The site offers rental of the grounds and the historic Blake House, as well as tables, chairs, and tablecloths. For more information and bookings, call 903-935-3044.
Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site
Varner-Hogg Plantation is available for special events and photography. The site allows rental of the grounds for weddings, family reunions, birthday parties, and various other celebrations. For more information, bookings, or to schedule a tour of the site, call 979-345-4656, ext.31.