Robeline, Louisiana: First Capital of Texas: It's in Louisiana

For 50 years the capital of Texas was in Louisiana, not Texas -- according to a plaque in Louisiana.

Los Adaes State Historic Site

Address:
6354 Louisiana 485, Robeline, LA
Directions:
Los Adaes State Historic Site. I-49 exit onto Hwy 6. Drive west.8.5 miles. Turn right onto Hwy 485. Drive north about a mile, following signs to Los Adaes State Historic Site. The plaque is at the bottom of a flagpole on the right side, and a little way in, along the entrance road.
Hours:
By appt. only. (Call to verify)
Phone:
318-357-3101
Admission:
Free
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Plaque for the first capital of Texas. Texas First Capital in Louisiana

The first capital of Texas was in Louisiana, not Texas. A plaque at the Louisiana Los Adaes Historic Site near Robilene documents this. This plaque is available for viewing at any time.

[Gerald D Massey, 07/09/2012]

If it's on a plaque, it must be true.

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