Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site Events

October 2021

October 30

Throughout the month of October we will be commemorating the 154th anniversary of Henry and Rachel Fanthorp’s passing. Come explore the unique and peculiar ways Victorian families mourned the loss of a loved one.

 

Due to the macabre nature of the subject matter this program may not be suitable for children under 10.

October 30

Throughout the month of October we will be commemorating the 154th anniversary of Henry and Rachel Fanthorp’s passing. Come explore the unique and peculiar ways Victorian families mourned the loss of a loved one.

 

Due to the macabre nature of the subject matter this program may not be suitable for children under 10.

November 2021

November 27


The tradition returns! Come enjoy this Historic Inn in all its candlelit glory. A horse-drawn stagecoach will pick you up in front of the Grimes County Court House and deliver you to the Inn. Once your foot steps off the coach, staff and volunteers will transport you to 1850's Texas where you will tour the spectacular candlelit Fanthorp Inn. Costumed re-enactors, music and dancing will...

December 2021

December 11

Stop by the inn this weekend as we commemorate the 160th wedding anniversary of John Fanthorp and Sallie Moore which occurred on Christmas Eve 1861.