PO Box 296, Anderson Texas 77830
The double-pen, cedar log dogtrot house was built by an English immigrant, Henry Fanthorp, when Texas was part of Mexico. Fanthorp petitioned Stephen Austin in 1832 for permission to settle in the original Austin Colony. He bought 1100 acres and built his house in 1834.
Activities at the park include tours of the historic Fanthorp Inn and rides on an authentic replica of an 1850 Concord stagecoach.
Located on State Highway 90, 10 miles east of Navasota.
Other Texas State Parks nearby:
(Anderson) Fanthorp Inn State Historical Park
(New Caney) Lake Houston State Park
(Somerville) Lake Somerville State Park & Trailway
07/15 Coming to The Anderson area
Pearland Crawfish Festival Pearland TX April5-7 Great crawfish, food, music, and fun.
Austin Yoga Conference Austin TX May11-12 Mehtab, Kyra Haglund, Charlotte Matsumura, and Gioconda are among the master yoga teachers who will appear at the Austin Yoga Conference.
Great Texas Mosquito Festival Clute TX July25-27 Many booths with a variety of foods, along with arts and crafts and more. The carnival provides three days of fun for children and adults.
Houston Hot Sauce Festival Houston TX September21-22 The Houston Hot Sauce Festival, conducted in September, showcases everything from sauce, salsa and spices to jams, jellies and pickles. The festival also features cooking demonstrations and on stage entertainment.
Texas Rice Festival Winnie TX October2-6 Bar-B-Que Cook-off Weekend,
Horseshoe & Washer Pitching Tournaments,
Rice Run 5k & Kids Fun Run,
Queen’s Coronation & Street Dance
Houston Italian Festival Houston TX October10-13 Fiesta Italiana! Bringing Italian culture to life.