Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site

Visitors learn about the Old Val Verde cannon. Reenactors prepare food. The historic pavilion. Reenactors play music.

1738 FM 2705
Mexia, TX 76667
GPS: N31° 38' 0.9" W96° 33' 26"


Driving map to Confederate Reunion Grounds.

On the edge of the Navasota River, Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site commemorates a place where Confederate Civil War veterans and families reunited from 1889–1946. Today, it remains a gathering place for living history events and family reunions, and features an 1893 dance pavilion, Civil War-era cannon, and ruins of structures from the “Roaring ‘20s” and Mexia Oil Boom. 

The site represents one of the few historic sites so clearly connected to Texas’ Southern identity and the Lost Cause Movement, which sought to bolster camaraderie among Southern veterans and restore the honor of the fallen Confederate soldiers. Families camped under the giant bur oaks, enjoying speeches, concerts, dances, fellowship, food, and raising funds for families of their fallen comrades.

Upcoming Events

February 10

Woven Wednesday

Free admission for all participants coming to Woven Wednesday!

Come to Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site once a month to participate in Woven Wednesday! 

Woven Wednesday is a new program looking at textiles and various...

February 11

Miss Mamie Parlor Days at Confederate Reunion Grounds

Miss Mamie Parlor Days offers dominos, bingo, cards, and other games of interest to participants. The social is held weekly on Thursday afternoons and includes refreshments.

The event is held in honor of Miss Mary “Mamie” Kennedy, daughter...

February 16

Gardening the Past: Colonel's Spring

Join Confederate Reunion Grounds as we plan and create our gardens. This two-part series will focus on the sidewalk garden at Colonel’s Spring.

Admission is free for all participants.

Have questions? Please contact Julianna Lindsay...

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