Sitting on 225 acres (9 hectares) of prairie and Oak savannah, Winedale Historic Complex is a wonderful attraction consisting of multiple wood-framed structures from the 19th century. Open for visitors to tour, where one can expect to see period furnishings and antique décor. The complex has various facilities and programs for visitors to take part in and understand Texas bygone era. Many events are held on the historic ground. Check the website for more details.
Located in the heart of Round Top, Henkel Square Market is a melting pot of culture. The iconic square is home to several charming shops and galleries, boutique stores selling chic clothes, and wonderful eateries serving delicious meals. Sitting on 7 acres (2.8 hectares) of the historic market area, the square played a significant role throughout history, as it hosted a number of events and continues to do so. If you are looking for quirky antiques and happening spots, Henkel Square is the place.
A Historic Landmark, the Giddings Stone Mansion is one of the most impressive examples of Greek Revivalist architecture, beautifully preserved with original furnishings, interiors and decor. Tours are available on prior booking. A must-visit for those who enjoy history and architecture, the house is a true landmark.
A visit to Fireman’s Park is incomplete without visiting the Antique Carousel housed within its premises. A unique attraction, the carousel dates back to the early 1900s and features a unique C.W. Parker and Herschell-Spillman design.
Toubin Park offers a unique insight into the history and archeological backdrop of the city of Brenham. The park is the site of a network of historic cisterns that date back to the 1800s. A remarkable foresight on the part of city planners, these cisterns were a public feature meant to battle fires that broke out in the city. A visit to the park illuminates the rich and fascinating history of the town, its culture and one of the landmark events, 1866 Burning of Brenham.
Located in Brenham, this museum is involved in preserving the historical and cultural facts of Washington County.You should visit this museum to know more about the cultural facets of the county as well as have a deeper look into the heritage culture.
Take a couple of hours out to visit the landmark historic Ross Carroll Bennett House. Built in 1898, the home is the perfect example of Victorian architecture. With beautifully preserved interiors, the stained glass windows, antique furniture and original flooring are especially noteworthy. Tours of the house are available by prior appointment.