Washington-on-the-Brazos is a tiny historic village in Texas, founded in 1836 when the state was still a part of Mexico.

It is best known as the site for the signing of the Texas Declaration of Independece, often called "The Birthplace of Texas."

People Born in Washington-on-the-Brazos


Washington-on-the-Brazos in People's Lives

Sam Houston: I was one of the men who signed the Texas Declaration of Independence here in 1836. The event took place on March 2nd, my 43rd birthday.

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