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2nd Saturday with Steve (Stephen F. Austin): Enslaved and Free Black Citizens of San Felipe De Austin

12:30p to 1:30p
Sat, June 08, 2024
Nicole Shadle
(979) 885-2181

Join educators from the San Felipe de Austin Historic Site and Texas Historic Commission for a historical presentation!

This presentation will cover a few of the many enslaved and free black citizens living in San Felipe de Austin, 200 years ago. These citizens many different contributions to the town and legacy still last in our modern town of San Felipe today. The presentation will also discuss the complex laws surrounding slavery in Mexican Texas which kept enslavement legal in Texas, but abolished elsewhere in Mexico. 

  • Meet: Nature Center
  • Time: 12:30 pm

This event is included with the purchase of a Daily Entrance pass. Adults are $5 per person, Children 12 and under are no charge.

Texas State Park Pass holders admitted free of charge!