Events

Throughout the year, the Texas Army participates in many various events related to Texas History. Please join us at these events and relive Texas history. Events, dates, and times all subject to change.

The Selma

Saturday, May 11, 2019
Galveston, TX

Come celebrate  Centennial year of the USS Selma. The USS SELMA was a World War 1 warship launched on June 28, 1919, just as the peace treaty of Versailles was finalized. No longer needed for trans-Atlantic ocean transport the SELMA was utilized in moving cargoes among Gulf ports. After an accident , SELMA was lodged in Galveston Bay on March 2, 1922. Pat Daniels bought the ship in 1992.

The Texas Army under the command of the late Gen. Carroll Lewis Jr. and Pat Daniels the series of SS Selma birthday parties was conceived and begun in 1993. Salutes of musket and cannon fire by the Texas Army have become popular features of subsequent Selma parties.

Sam Houston Festival

Friday, May 17, 2019 - Sunday, May 19, 2019
Huntsville, TX

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum’s fifteen-acre grounds are transformed into a bustling Texas frontier settlement where you can watch historical reenactments and demonstrators, listen to live music, sip some homemade root beer, share a bag of kettle corn, shop for crafts or simply stroll the actual homestead where Sam and Margaret Houston lived and the place their children played

 

Friday, May 17th, 9am—3pm
Saturday, May 18th, 10am—6pm
Sunday, May 19th, Noon—5pm

ADMISSION:
Adult (13 and up) $5 per day