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Walking Tour of Historic District

Walking Tour of Historic District

Starting and ending at the Visitor Information Center located at 302 East Austin Street, this tour features 30 of the over 700 historically significant structures in the Fredericksburg historic district, giving you a flavor of the Fredericksburg story and the architectural styles that have evolved over the decades. Ample parking is available behind the center to leave your automobile while you walk.

Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park

Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park

Take a self-guided tour through the ranch that former President LBJ loved so much. See the school he attended as a child and the runway that escorted back and forth during his presidency. Get all the significant historical details with a narrative CD as you drive through the property. Then when you arrive at the main house, otherwise known as “The Texas White House”, you can take a Ranger-guided tour through the home that entertained heads of state.

National Museum of the Pacific War

National Museum of the Pacific War

311 E. Austin St. (830) 997-8600 Dedicated to all those who served in the Pacific War. The Admiral Nimitz Museum, George Bush Gallery of the Pacific War, the Plaza of the Presidents, Japanese Garden of Peace, Memorial Walk, and the Pacific Combat Zone are all part of the complex. See displays of some of the [...]

Gillespie County Country Schools Driving Trail

Gillespie County Country Schools Driving Trail

As many as 44 rural schools were in operation around Fredericksburg in the early 20th century. In 1949, the Gilmer-Aikin Law consolidated all the schools and remarkably, the main buildings at only two of the 44 schools were demolished in the decades following. Many of the structures are still maintained and used as community centers, polling places and event rental sites.