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In the 1830s – long before the days of text, email, and social media – communicating with someone meant writing them a letter. Letter writing was a part of life for men and women living on the Texas frontier wishing to stay in touch with friends and family, and was very important during the Texas Revolution for communicating vital information. Writing two hundred years ago required tools very different from the pens and pencils we use today – quills and ink!

Come try your hand at writing with a quill and ink, just like Sam Houston did during the Battle of San Jacinto.

When: Saturday, July 6; drop in between 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Where: San Jacinto Museum

Age Range: Kids 5+; younger children are welcome, but will need to have an adult to help.

Cost: Free

Activity Type:

Social Activity, In Person



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