Links

The following links may be helpful in researching Brazos County history.

Tourism

A Guide to Historic Brazos County Excellent guide to historic spots in Brazos County, including walking and driving tours. A paper copy of this brochure may be obtained at the Convention & Visitor's Bureau, 715 University Dr. East, College Station, TX. Arts Council of Brazos Valley A listing of local arts events. Bryan-College Station Convention and Visitors Bureau General tourism information. Mapquest Find your way around Brazos County.

Libraries

Carnegie History Center Area repository for a wide array of historical information located in an historic building. Cushing Library at Texas A&M University At one time, the Cushing Library was an area depository for the State of Texas, and as such, has some local history items in its collection.

Museums

Brazos Valley African American Museum The Children's Museum of the Brazos Valley Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History Museum of the American GI

Genealogy

Brazos County Texas Genealogy Forum This is a place where genealogists may post questions concerning Brazos County families. Brazos Genealogical Association This is the website of one of the local genealogy societies. It contains several small articles about Brazos County people and history. Texas Research Ramblers This is the website of another local genealogy society. It includes transcribed marriage records for most of the 19th century. Its members also are posting cemetery records for the county.

Other Historical Resources

The Handbook of Texas Online The Handbook of Texas Online is a multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture sponsored by the Texas State Historical Association. Project Hold A collection of information relating to College Station history Texas Historical Commission This website addresses the broad array of activities the THC conducts. You can also find information on obtaining and repairing Texas Historical Markers on this site.