Capitol Visitors Center, Austin, TX Photos

The former Texas General Land Office (1856-7) is now the Capitol Visitors Center part of which is a small museum with a few important artifacts like the Alamo flag.

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Former Texas General Land Office now Capitol Visitors Center. Austin, TX.Old Land Office with Texas motifs. Austin, TX.Cutaway model of Texas Capitol dome at Capitol Visitors Center. Austin, TX.Original star & hand from Goddess of Liberty statue from atop Capitol Dome at Capitol Visitors Center. Austin, TX.
Former Texas General Land Office (1856-7) now Capitol Visitors Center. Austin, TX.Old Land Office (1856-7) (112 East 11th St.) with Texas motifs. Austin, TX. Style: Romanesque Revival. Architect: C. Conrad Stremme. On National Register.Cutaway model of Texas Capitol dome at Capitol Visitors Center. Austin, TX.Original star & hand from Goddess of Liberty statue from atop Capitol Dome at Capitol Visitors Center. Austin, TX.
The Alamo Flag which flew from The Alamo during the battle at Capitol Visitors Center. Austin, TX.The Gonzales Come and Take It flag flown by Texans who fought off Mexicans trying to disarm them at Capitol Visitors Center. Austin, TX.Epaulette belonging to Texan James Fannin commander of Texas forces at Goliad at Capitol Visitors Center. Austin, TX.Epaulettes belonging to Texan James Fannin who was executed by Mexican troops at Goliad at Capitol Visitors Center. Austin, TX.
The Alamo Flag (1824) which flew from The Alamo during the battle (March 6, 1836) at Capitol Visitors Center. Austin, TX.The Gonzales Come and Take It flag (Sept., 1835) flown by Texans who fought off Mexicans trying to disarm them at Capitol Visitors Center. Austin, TX.Epaulette belonging to Texan James Fannin commander of Texas forces at Goliad at Capitol Visitors Center. Austin, TX.Epaulettes belonging to Texan James Fannin who was executed by Mexican troops at Goliad at Capitol Visitors Center. Austin, TX.
Republic of Texas $10 signed by President Sam Houston on his last day in office at Capitol Visitors Center. Austin, TX.Briefcase of Anson Jones, last President of Republic of Texas at Capitol Visitors Center. Austin, TX.Display of early Texans at Capitol Visitors Center. Austin, TX.Going Visiting graphic & presentation sword given to Dr. Ashbel Smith, Surgeon General of Army of Republic of Texas at Capitol Visitors Center. Austin, TX.
Republic of Texas $10 signed by President Sam Houston on his last day in office (Dec. 10, 1838) at Capitol Visitors Center. Austin, TX.Briefcase of Anson Jones, last President of Republic of Texas at Capitol Visitors Center. Austin, TX.Display of early Texans at Capitol Visitors Center. Austin, TX.Going Visiting graphic (c1853) & presentation sword given to Dr. Ashbel Smith, Surgeon General of Army of Republic of Texas at Capitol Visitors Center. Austin, TX.
Meissen Coffee service at Capitol Visitors Center. Austin, TX.Lone Star work tables in classroom area at Capitol Visitors Center. Austin, TX.

Meissen Coffee service at Capitol Visitors Center. Austin, TX.Lone Star work tables in classroom area at Capitol Visitors Center. Austin, TX.


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