The topics for the 2015 Texas History Student Essay Contest have been announced by 5th Vice President General Carolyn Raney. The 4th Grade topic is “The Runaway Scrape” and the 7th Grade topic is “The Legend of Jim Bowie”. For contest rules and deadlines please look under the main tab ABOUT DRT and then TEXAS […]
The 2015 Annual Convention of The Daughters of the Republic of Texas will be held on May 14th – 16th at the Omni San Antonio Hotel at the Colonnade in San Antonio. The hotel is located at 9821 Colonnade Blvd. and the phone number is 1-800-843-6664. Room rate is $109.00 + taxes. For further information […]
District Workshops are combining and featuring a new format for 2014. Attendance at any Workshop will count towards chapter Attendance Awards. Check out the dates and information by clicking on the ABOUT DRT tab at the top of this page and then click on the DISTRICT WORKSHOPS tab.
Communication for DRT Members
In order to keep members informed of what is happening in DRT, all BOM, Convention and Administrative Committee Minutes are now available on this web site. To access the BOM Minutes, go to the menu and click on "ABOUT DRT" , then "BOARD OF MANAGEMENT" then "BOM MINUTES". To access the DRT Convention Minutes, go to the menu and click on "ABOUT DRT", then "DRT CONVENTION MINUTES". To access the Administrative Committee Minutes, go to the menu and click on "COMMITTEES", then "COMMITTEE MINUTES". Remember also that the latest newsletter from the President General is available by going to the menu and clicking on "NEWSLETTERS" and then "PRESIDENT GENERAL'S NEWS.
Republic of Texas History Complex
The Daughters of the Republic of Texas (DRT) has owned the property adjacent to the French Legation Museum since May, 2013. By building the Republic of Texas Museum and business offices on this property, DRT will create the Republic of Texas History Complex, a visit to three museums – The French Legation Museum, The Republic of Texas Museum, and the Children’s Interactive Museum. The Complex will provide a larger, more appropriate setting for exhibits, educational programs, conferences, and other festivities. In this way, DRT will better serve the State of Texas and visitors seeking to learn about and appreciate the fascinating history of the State of Texas.
Native Texas License Plate
Show everyone where you're from with the Native Texan specialty license plate. Your purchase of this attractive license plate benefits the DRT's historic preservation and Texas history education programs.
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