December 16, 2017


DRT’s Charter, filed on March 9, 1895, set these objectives:

  1. To perpetuate the memory and spirit of the men and women who achieved and maintained the independence of Texas.
  2. To encourage historical research int the earliest records of Texas, especially those relating to the Revolution of 1835 and the events which followed; to foster the preservation of documents and relics; to encourage the publication of records of individual service of the soldiers and patriots of the Republic and other source material for the history of Texas.
  3. To promote the celebration of Texas Honor Days; Lamar Day, January twenty-sixth; Texas Statehood Day, February nineteenth; Texas Independence and Flag Day, March second; Alamo Heroes Day, March sixth, Goliad Heroes Day, March twenty-seventh; San Jacinto Day, April twenty-first; Stephen F. Austin’s Birthday, November third;  DRT Founders Day, November sixth; Gonzales Day, October second; Texian Navy Day,third Saturday in September; and Texas Heroes Day, September 18th. To secure and memorialize historic spots by erecting marker thereon, and to cherish and preserve the unity of Texas, as achieved and established by the fathers and mothers of the Texas revolution.

It is with these objectives that DRT promotes educational events, contests, and camps throughout the year at our custodial properties, museums, and other properties. Be sure and check this website as well as the other websites (The Alamo, The French Legation, etc.) for a list of upcoming events or camps dates.


Art Contests 

Essay Contests


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