Texas Independence Day
March 2, 1836
The Texas Declaration of Independence and the William B. Travis letter from the Alamo, two original icons of Texas history, are now on display for public viewing at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission as part of the 175th anniversary celebration of Texas Independence. These two historical documents and other artifacts may be viewed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays at the Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives and Library Building. The building is located at 1201 Brazos St., across from the East entrance to the State Capitol.