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Fun Little Surprise

Located right across from out hotel we saw a small little log cabin and decided to go for a walk to... read more

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The attention to detail and hours spent on this location are a tribute to the Texas Pride Spirit... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Joe W
Bryan, Texas, United States
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2421 Boonville Rd, Bryan, TX 77808-2231
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located right across from out hotel we saw a small little log cabin and decided to go for a walk to check it out. So glad we did. So much to learn and amazing the amount of history in that little area. Worth the trip...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

The attention to detail and hours spent on this location are a tribute to the Texas Pride Spirit found in the great STATE of TEXAS. the volunteers spent many hours making this place a worthwhile stop. I live very close to this area and I...More

1  Thank Joe W
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Persons interested in early Brazos County history would do well to visit Boonville Heritage Park and Boonville Cemetery, located on Boonville Road (FM 158) east of downtown Bryan. Found in the park are several replica buildings, a restored dogtrot cabin, statues of persons relevant to...More

Thank CJTravelerTexas
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Step back in time and see what a dog trot cabin looked like in the early days of the local area. Done on the original Boonville townsite, this is a must see for those interested in the local history.

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Boonville Heritage Park provides an excellent overview of early life in Brazos County, Texas. Prior to its move to Bryan, Boonville was the county seat of Brazos County. Found on the property is the restored Turner-Peters Log Cabin, which dates back to the 1800s. There...More

1  Thank CJTravelerTexas
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This attraction is open year round-although you may not know it. To view the homestead cabins, they are open on 1st and 3rd weekends. If you an visit on the weekend, I am sure the history comes alive through the local hosts. I visited on...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2017

We visited and learned much about Boonville, Texas. The buildings were in great shape and the signage was quite informative. We had a guide which gave us a tour of the dogtrot house and other buildings onsite. We love local history and this was quite...More

Thank LCMAN61
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We were hosting a delegation of Polish criminal justice professionals and wanted them to get an appreciation of the early history of Brazos County, so we took them to the Boonville Heritage Park, where a pre-arranged docent provided an overview of Boonville and early Texas...More

1  Thank CJTravelerTexas
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Boonville served as the first county seat of Brazos County, Texas. Located in the Boonville Heritage Park is a furnished dog-trot cabin which is historically significant, a replica smokehouse, Masonic lodge, and courthouse, along with statues of prominent early Brazos County leaders. There is also...More

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15 December 2017|
Response from CJTravelerTexas | Reviewed this property |
All the buildings are locked during the week. The main cabin has windows in the doors and the interior is lighted so you can see inside. To actually enter the buildings you will need a guide. As for self guided tours, the... More