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Texas Tropical Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Historic Sites and Cities

  • Texas Maritime Museum, RockportTexas Maritime Museum, Rockport
  • Raymondville, Photo by Valerie D. BatesRaymondville, Photo by Valerie D. Bates
  • Corpus Christi Museum of Science & History, Photo - Valerie D. BatesCorpus Christi Museum of Science & History, Photo - Valerie D. Bates
  • Brownsville townsite historic district, Photo by Curtis CravenBrownsville townsite historic district, Photo by Curtis Craven
  • Little Graceland Museum, Los FresnosLittle Graceland Museum, Los Fresnos

Highlights


  • MISSION ON A HILL

    The tiny La Lomita Chapel, named for the hillock it was built upon, originally served as home base to the Oblate missionaries who rode horseback throughout the Rio Grande Valley in the mid-1800s. The...

  • The Battle of Palmito Ranch was the last land battle of the Civil War. It took place on May 12-13, 1865, weeks after the Confederate surrender at Appomattox Courthouse in Virginia. Union foot soldiers, including some from the 62nd U.S. Colored...


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