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


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

July 10

Second Saturdays with Steve

Join the staff and volunteers from San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site at Stephen F. Austin State Park as we chat about history, hands-on activities, archeology, and more! Second Saturdays with Steve are held in the amphitheater at Stephen F...

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