San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site

SFA statue. San Filipe de Austin exterior Visitors using interactive wall Visitors viewing Sea of Mud exhibit

220 2nd St.
San Felipe, TX 77473
979-885-2181
san-felipe@thc.texas.gov

 

Commemorating the location where, in 1823, Stephen F. Austin established a headquarters for his colony in Mexican Texas, San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site and new museum share the stories of early settlers in this region. Today, visitors can walk in the footsteps of these early pioneers at what was the social, economic, and political center of American immigration to Texas before independence. San Felipe de Austin didn't survive the war for Texas independence -- it was burned by its own residents as they evacuated during the Runaway Scrape of 1836.

Upcoming Events

August 13

Villa de Austin Photoquest

Join us weekends this August to take part in our new Villa de Austin Photoquest!
This activity is a photo-based scavenger hunt in our new outdoor exhibit, the Villa de Austin. Each group will be given 7 clues leading to a photo opportunity...

August 13

Second Saturdays with Steve: Money in Austin's Colony

Join us at the Stephen F. Austin State Park for a presentation on currency used in Austin's Colony and San Felipe de Austin 200 years ago. Visitors will also get to see replica Spanish and American currency like those used by people living in the...

August 14

Villa de Austin Photoquest

Join us weekends this August to take part in our new Villa de Austin Photoquest!
This activity is a photo-based scavenger hunt in our new outdoor exhibit, the Villa de Austin. Each group will be given 7 clues leading to a photo opportunity...

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