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Gov. Bill & Vara Daniel Historic Village

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This historic village, situated along the banks of the Brazos River, contains over 20 wood-frame buildings representing a Texas farming community of the 1890s. The buildings on the 13-acre site were originally located 45 miles north of Houston on the plantation ranch of Governor Bill and Vara Daniel. The open air museum is open throughout the year. Programs include a Pioneer Heritage Day in the spring, and a Heritage Harvest Festival in the fall.

Location: PO Box 97154, 1218 S University Parks Blvd, Waco Texas 76798 Telephone 254-710-1160 Fax 73

Other History nearby:
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(Teague) Burlington-Rock Island Railroad Museum
(Temple) Czech Heritage Museum
(Waco) Dr Pepper Museum
(Waco) Earle-Garrison House & Pape Gardens
(Fairfield) Freestone County Museum

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