History & Heritage

Learn more about Fredericksburg's German roots with a historic walking tour highlighting notable historic homes, businesses and architecture in downtown Fredericksburg, or let the kiddos learn to make rope and candles like they did on way back when at the Pioneer Museum. 

See history come to life during living history reenactments at the National Museum of the Pacific War’s brand new Pacific Combat Zone. 

Learn how to live like an early 1900’s farm family - canning & pickling produce from the garden, or enjoy holiday decorating events at the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm at the Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site, or with special events held at the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park just across the Pedernales River. 

Frontier Days at Fort Martin Scott and adjacent Texas Rangers Heritage Center bring the westernmost fort to life each year.