Landmark Inn State Historic Site Events

March 2021

March 6

Join the Landmark Inn for Storytime at the Inn, a fun web-program for the whole family. In March, Storytime at the Inn is bringing ladies to the front with a special reading of “The House Amelia Loved” by the author and Castroville, Texas resident Mary King. Storytime at the Inn is a free 45-minute program that includes a quick interview with the author, followed by a reading of her...

March 13

Come wish the Landmark Inn a happy birthday and put yourselves in the shoes of Hannah Monod, Harriett, Rowena Vance, Julia Courand, and Ruth Curry Lawler and create a birthday card for the site.

While you're here, visit our Museum Store to purchase a copy of the Landmark Inn guide book for more history of the site or a watercolor print by Texas artist, Lorna Francis.

This...

March 20

Hotels were a key ingredient to a prosperous city. Learn about the women who operated so many of Castroville's hotels while walking the town's "Hotel Row." Wear good shoes and be prepared to walk four blocks twice, rain or shine.  

While you're here, visit the Museum Store to purchase a Texas-made hardwood walking stick, a copy of the 19th century guide "The Frugal Housewife," or a mug...

March 27

Peek behind the veil to discover how women’s clothing in the 19th century compares to today. Learn about what it took to dress a Victorian lady, and take fashion history home with you as paper dolls inspired by the women who lived at the Landmark Inn.

While you're here, visit our Museum Store to purchase  a Landmark Inn t-shirt or ball-cap.

This program is free and open to the...