Gonzales Memorial Museum, TX Photos

The Gonzales Historical Memorial (1936) is an Art Deco hall built for the Texas Centennial. Today it displays fine Art Deco historical murals, the actual canon disputed under the "Come and Take It" flag, plus other historical objects. The structure was designed by architects Phelps & Dewees plus Page & Southerland and is on the National Register.

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Gen. Austin & Come and Take It battle flag & cannon on mural by James Buchanan Winn Jr. at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.
Gen. Austin & Come and Take It battle flag & cannon on mural (1938) by James Buchanan Winn Jr. at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.
Gonzales the Lexington of Texas mural by James Buchanan Winn Jr. at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.
Gonzales the Lexington of Texas mural (1938) by James Buchanan Winn Jr. at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.
Gonzales Historical Memorial built for Texas Centennial. Gonzales, TX.Facade details of Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Amphitheater at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Memorial to the Old Eighteen who on Oct. 2, 1835 held off 150 Mexican Dragoons who came to Gonzales to take the town canon at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.
Gonzales Historical Memorial (1936) built for Texas Centennial. Gonzales, TX. Style: Art Deco. Architect: Phelps & Dewees, Page & Southerland. On National Register.Facade details of Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Amphitheater at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Memorial to the Old Eighteen who on Oct. 2, 1835 held off 150 Mexican Dragoons who came to Gonzales to take the town canon at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.
Art Deco ceiling lamp inside Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Ceiling detail in Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Interior of Gonzales Historical Memorial Museum. Gonzales, TX.Original Come and Take It cannon which Mexican government gave citizens for protection & then tried to take it back in time of revolt at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.
Art Deco ceiling lamp inside Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Ceiling detail in Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Interior of Gonzales Historical Memorial Museum. Gonzales, TX.Original Come and Take It cannon (1835) which Mexican government gave citizens for protection & then tried to take it back in time of revolt at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.
Original Come and Take It cannon among displays at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Detail of Gonzales the Lexington of Texas mural by James Buchanan Winn Jr. at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Detail of Gonzales the Lexington of Texas mural by James Buchanan Winn Jr. at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Detail of Gen. Austin & 1830s map of western North America on mural by James Buchanan Winn Jr. at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.
Original Come and Take It cannon (1835) among displays at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Detail of Gonzales the Lexington of Texas mural (1938) by James Buchanan Winn Jr. at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Detail of Gonzales the Lexington of Texas mural (1938) by James Buchanan Winn Jr. at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Detail of Gen. Austin & 1830s map of western North America on mural (1938) by James Buchanan Winn Jr. at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.
Detail of Gonzales men with canon plus Come and Take It flag & 1830s map of United States on mural by James Buchanan Winn Jr. at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Detail of Gen. Austin on mural by James Buchanan Winn Jr. at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Display of Mexican Texas empresario Stephen F. Austin & other heroes of the Revolution at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Doily crocheted by Mrs. Jacob Darst whose husband died in the Alamo at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.
Detail of Gonzales men with canon plus Come and Take It flag & 1830s map of United States on mural (1938) by James Buchanan Winn Jr. at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Detail of Gen. Austin on mural (1938) by James Buchanan Winn Jr. at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Display of Mexican Texas empresario Stephen F. Austin & other heroes of the Revolution at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Doily crocheted by Mrs. Jacob Darst whose husband died in the Alamo at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.
Spectacles used during the Texas Revolution at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Mexican Texas empresario Green DeWitt's family metal sugar bowl at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Stemmed glasses given to Mrs. George Robinson during Texas Revolution for her hospitality for Matagorda Volunteers at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Metal teapot carried on Runaway Scrape1836 by Texas settlers Elizabeth & Eli Mitchell at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.
Spectacles used during the Texas Revolution at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Mexican Texas empresario Green DeWitt's family metal sugar bowl at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Stemmed glasses given to Mrs. George Robinson during Texas Revolution for her hospitality for Matagorda Volunteers at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Metal teapot carried on Runaway Scrape1836 by Texas settlers Elizabeth & Eli Mitchell at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.
Ceramic covered serving dish which survived Texas Revolution at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.San Jacinto Battle Flag proclaiming Liberty or Death at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Government of Texas currency at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Confederate state of Texas Treasury Warrant at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.
Ceramic covered serving dish which survived Texas Revolution at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.San Jacinto Battle Flag proclaiming Liberty or Death at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Government of Texas currency (1838 & 1862) at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Confederate state of Texas Treasury Warrant (1864) at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.
Confederate $5 bill at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Grant for land in Texas to compensate for military service signed by Abraham Lincoln on March 15, 1864 at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Poster marking Annexation of Texas by United States at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Dress & train marking Battle of Gonzales made for 1836 Centennial at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.
Confederate $5 bill (c1862) at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Grant for land in Texas to compensate for military service signed by Abraham Lincoln on March 15, 1864 at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Poster marking Annexation of Texas by United States (Feb 18, 1846) at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Dress & train marking Battle of Gonzales made for 1836 Centennial at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.
Remember the Alamo Texas Centennial metal plaque at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Texas Centennial envelope at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Texas Centennial Alamo stamp first day of issue envelope at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Texas under Six Flags commemorative plate at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.
Remember the Alamo Texas Centennial (1936) metal plaque at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Texas Centennial (1936) envelope at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Texas Centennial (1936) Alamo stamp first day of issue envelope at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Texas under Six Flags commemorative plate (1936) at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.
William Barret Travis - Defender of the Alamo commemorative glass plate at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Texas Centennial commemorative glass pitcher at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Texas Centennial commemorative drinking glasses at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Texas Centennial commemorative ruby glass at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.
William Barret Travis - Defender of the Alamo commemorative glass plate (1936) at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Texas Centennial commemorative glass pitcher (1936) at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Texas Centennial commemorative drinking glasses (1936) at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Texas Centennial commemorative ruby glass (1936) at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.
Texas Centennial commemorative tray at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Texas Centennial commemorative metal longhorn in horseshoe at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Texas Centennial commemorative metal ashtray with cowgirl & cowboy at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Metal frog statuette at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.
Texas Centennial commemorative tray (1936) at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Texas Centennial commemorative metal longhorn in horseshoe (1936) at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Texas Centennial commemorative metal ashtray with cowgirl & cowboy (1936) at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Metal frog statuette at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.
Collection of ceramic plates & objects at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Glass cruet set at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Settlers tools at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Antique dresses & sewing machine at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.
Collection of ceramic plates & objects at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Glass cruet set at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Settlers tools at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.Antique dresses & sewing machine at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.
Swinging butter churn at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.


Swinging butter churn at Gonzales Historical Memorial. Gonzales, TX.



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