Events

Mirabeau B. Lamar Day
12:00 am
  January 26th. Mirabeau B. Lamar is honored as Texas’ Father of Education. Lamar served as second President of the Republic of Texas from 1838 to 1841. During his administration Congress granted each of the[...]
Feb 19 all-day
Texas Statehood Day
12:00 am
The legal entry of Texas into the Union was 29 December 1845, but the decade-old Republic of Texas did not formally transfer the authority to the new State of Texas until 19 February 1846. The[...]
FCVZ Regular Meeting @ Fort Worth Botanic Garden - Camellia Room
Feb 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
Monthly general meetings of the Frances Cooke Van Zandt Chapter, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, are held every third Monday of the month from September through May, excluding December when a Christmas Program and[...]
Texas Independence & Flag Day
12:00 am
  On this date, the Texas Declaration of Independence was signed at Washington-on-the-Brazos. The 59 signers met in a large frame blacksmith shop with only cotton cloth over the window openings to keep the cold[...]
Luncheon – TX Independence Day @ Ridglea Country Club - Garden Room
Mar 3 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
11:30 am
March 3, 2018.  Texas Independence Day Luncheon.  “The Van Zandt Family During the Republic Era and Fort Worth” by the Honorable Quentin McGown.  Also, presentation of FCVZ Scholarship Award.
Mar 6 all-day
Alamo Heroes Day
12:00 am
  On this date in 1836 the siege of the Alamo was ended when Santa Anna’s forces stormed the Alamo and killed all of the defenders. When you hear the cry “Remember the Alamo,” this[...]
FCVZ Regular Meeting @ Fort Worth Botanic Garden - Camellia Room
Mar 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
Monthly general meetings of the Frances Cooke Van Zandt Chapter, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, are held every third Monday of the month from September through May, excluding December when a Christmas Program and[...]
Mar 27 all-day
Goliad Heroes Day
12:00 am
  Following the fall of the Alamo, the Mexican Army, under the command of General Santa Anna, attacked Colonel James W. Fannin’s men at Goliad. Fannin was forced to surrender. On March 27, 1836, 320[...]
FCVZ Regular Meeting @ Fort Worth Botanic Garden - Camellia Room
Apr 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
Monthly general meetings of the Frances Cooke Van Zandt Chapter, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, are held every third Monday of the month from September through May, excluding December when a Christmas Program and[...]
Apr 21 all-day
San Jacinto Day
12:00 am
  On this date, General Sam Houston and the Texas Army defeated Santa Anna’s Mexican troops in the Battle of San Jacinto. The battle of San Jacinto occurred in mid-afternoon and lasted eighteen minutes. An[...]
FCVZ Regular Meeting @ Fort Worth Botanic Garden - Camellia Room
May 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
Monthly general meetings of the Frances Cooke Van Zandt Chapter, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, are held every third Monday of the month from September through May, excluding December when a Christmas Program and[...]
Sep 15 all-day
Texian Navy Day
12:00 am
  In September 1835, the first naval engagement of the Texas Revolution occurred near Velasco. In that engagement between a Texian privateer, the San Felipe, and a Mexican war schooner, the Correo, the Mexican ship[...]
Sep 18 all-day
Texas Heroes Day
12:00 am
The Daughters of the Republic of Texas recognize Texas military heroes on September 18th. DRT has designated this day to honor and preserve the memory of the volunteer soldiers who died defending the Republic and[...]
Oct 2 all-day
Gonzales Day
12:00 am
  October 2, 1835. The first recognized battle of the Texas Revolution was fought in Gonzales. The Texas force of one hundred and sixty men challenged the Mexican military by refusing to surrender a brass[...]
Stephen F. Austin’s Birthday
12:00 am
  November 3, 1793. Known as the Father of Texas, Stephen F. Austin carried on his father, Moses’ work to establish the first Texas Anglo-American Colony “The Old 300,” by bringing 300 families to a[...]

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