1738 FM 2705
Mexia, TX 76667
GPS: N31° 38' 0.9" W96° 33' 26"
C: (254) 716-3730
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.
Our first book of the year will be How to be a Victorian by Ruth Goodman. We will meet this month at Joe Friday's Diner in Mexia. We will pick the restaurant for next month before we leave!
With as many families that came and...
Join us for an hour of hot cocoa and cookies as we stay open a little later for you to enjoy our site! Come inside the Visitors Center to get a cup of cocoa, eat some cookies, explore the gift shop and read the history of our site through our...
This is a FREE*, fun workshop making some neat Valentine’s gifts and treats. The craft table will be in the Visitors Center, so come and see us during our operating hours. We will be painting, coloring and crafting all sorts of fun Valentine’s....
From the Blog
It’s always a good time to visit a state historic site, but Texas anglers have a special reason to get hooked on history. Several of the Texas Historical Commission’s state historic sites offer amazing fishing opportunities year-round. State fishing rules apply at all sites.Confederate Reunion Grounds
1738 FM 2705, Mexia, TX 76667
Mexia’s Confederate Reunion Grounds...
By Rachel Smith, Educator, Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site
At the Confederate Reunion Grounds in Mexia, annual reunions were regularly held that attracted veterans and their families from across Texas to share several days together feasting and reminiscing about their time during the Civil War. Attendees of the Joseph E. Johnston Camp No. 94 were accustomed to hearing...
By Rachel Smith, Educator, Confederate Reunion Grounds
On April 29–30, the Friends of the Confederate Reunion Grounds will host its 23rd annual Civil War Living History and Reenactment at Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site. The event has become a popular yearly tradition for local residents and history buffs from far and wide.
The presentation of mock battles or...
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