Stephen F. Austin State Park, San Felipe TX

Dates:     
September 07, 2020 to
September 14, 2020

Mileage:    
8,054

Location:    
Stephen F. Austin State Park
San Felipe, TX

After we left La Grange, we went down the road to Stephen F. Austin State Park, and this time we were on the Brazos River. The original 300 settlers of Texas (“Old 300”) started at San Felipe, TX, so when we went from the Colorado to the Brazos Rivers, we were in the area where Texas was born. Over the years as the immigrants arrived by boat, the two rivers were frequently confused, and Fort Bend was founded in its current location when settlers mistook the mouth of the Brazos for the Colorado River:
https://www.sugarlandtx.gov/1695/History-of-Fort-Bend-County

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