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 events and family reunions, and features a 1902 dance pavilion, Civil War-era cannon, and ruins of structures from the “Roaring ‘20s” and Mexia Oil Boom. 

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1738 FM 2705
Mexia, TX 76667
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Open Daily
8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Visitor Center: 
Tuesday to Saturday
8 a.m.–5 p.m., 
Closed noon–1 p.m. 

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Adult $5
Senior/Veteran/Teacher/First Responder $3
Child (6-17) $2
Child (5 and under) Free

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Self-Guided Tours  

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Plan Your Visit

Visitors to Confederate Reunion Grounds experience a combination of cultural and natural heritage.


Confederate Reunion Grounds History

With its towering bur oaks and crystal springs, the bend of the Navasota River at the juncture of Jack’s Creek has served as a gathering place since prehistoric times.

Confederate Reunion Grounds in the Blog

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Float On

Experience the serene ride down the Brazos river from the Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site to Fort Parker State Park.