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. Site open by appt only, but you can lean over the gate and snap a photo of the historical marker. The plaque is at the base of the nearby flagpole.

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) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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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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