“A fool and his money..”; Gambling in the Republic of Texas

May 21 2022 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Washington-on-the-Brazos SHS, Independence Hall

23400 Park Road 12
Washington  Texas  77880

Ante up and Buck the Tiger!  From monte to cockfights, poker to foot races, Texans loved to spend time (and money!) on issues of chance, luck, and skill. Try your hand at various games of chance that served as entertainment all over the Town of Washington.  See the history of vice brought to life in local establishments like Lott’s Tavern.  Contact Kevin Malcolm at kevin.malcolm@thc.texas.gov or 936-878-2214 ext. 224 for more information.