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Chappell Hill Historical Museum

The Chappell Hill Historical Museum, a must-see for early Texas history buffs, occupies a former public school building constructed in 1927 and built on the site of the Chappell Hill Female College. Exhibits of photos, documents and artifacts give a glimpse of the town from its beginnings in 1847

Chappell Hill, TX Museums

Brenham Heritage Museum

The Brenham Heritage Museum is housed in Brenham's former U.S. Post Office. The Classical Revival structure, located in downtown Brenham, was built in 1915 and is on the National Register of Historic Places

Brenham, TX Museums

Providence Baptist

The original Providence Baptist Church was built approximately two and a half miles northwest of Chappell Hill. This building was destroyed by a violent storm in 1866

Chappell Hill, TX Historic Churches

Burton Depot Museum

The Old Depot Museum contains railroad memorabilia of the Houston and Texas Central Railroad. A metal caboose and wooden caboose sit beside the old depot. A newspaper article stated the passenger train would leave Houston at 2:30 p.m. and arrive in Burton at 5:30

Burton, TX Railroad History

Chappell Hill United Methodist Church

The historic Chappell Hill United Methodist Church is located adjacent to the Museum. This charming building was erected in 1901 to replace the original structure built in 1853 that was destroyed by the 1900

Chappell Hill, TX Historic Churches

Burton Cotton Gin & Museum

Built in 1914, the Burton Farmers Gin, listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Burton, TX Museums

Unity Theatre

Unity Theatre is a non-profit, professional theatre located in historic downtown Brenham. This 125-seat theatre, set in a restored warehouse, offers an intimate theatre experience within walking distance of shops, restaurants, and fine bed &

Brenham, TX Theatres

Barrington Living History Farm

Explore the home of Anson Jones, the last president of the Republic of Texas. Experience sights, sounds, and smells of this southern cotton plantation with historic breeds and heirloom crops. Daily life on this working 1850'

Washington, TX Museums

Monastery of St. Clare Miniature Horse Farm

The Monastery is home to a group of Franciscan Poor Clare Nuns who support themselves by raising miniature horses and by selling their handmade ceramic items in the "Art Barn" gift shop. Visitors are welcome to pet the horses, browse in the gift shop, and spend a few quiet moments in the Chapel.

Brenham, TX Animal Parks



Masonic Cemetery

Located on Old Chappell Hill Road on the Chappell Hill's west side, this scenic cemetery contains grave sites of heroes from the Texas Republic and Confederacy, children of William B. Travis, Jacob Haller (town founder) and other early Texas pioneers.

Chappell Hill, TX Cemeteries

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