Robeline, Louisiana: First Capital of Texas: It's in LouisianaFor 50 years the capital of Texas was in Louisiana, not Texas -- according to a plaque in Louisiana.
Los Adaes State Historic Site
- 6354 Louisiana 485, Robeline, LA
- 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.
- By appt. only. (Call to verify)
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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.