- LOCAL MILITARY HISTORY ATTRACTIONS -

The Brazos Valley is home to numerous sites celebrating service to the United States.
We encourage you to visit and support each of these locations during your time in our area.

Together, we are working to educate and to preserve history and stories of those who serve.

Brazos Valley Veterans Memorial

3101 Harvey Road
College Station, TX

A short path will run from the Military Heritage Center to this unique tribute to America's service members also in College Station's Veterans Park. Dedicated in 2002, monuments and educational plaques spotlight every conflict American forces have fought in throughout history. Names of veterans are carved on a massive monument, and a piece of the World Trade Center is part of the War on Terror memorial

Museum of the American GI

19124 Highway 6 South
College Station, TX

Opened in 2001 in South College Station, the museum features a wide range of military vehicles, equipment and uniforms that help bring America's military history to life. Living history events held annually bring re-enactors, displays, swap meets and more to the grounds off Highway 6.

Sanders Corps of Cadets Center

1400 TAMU
College Station, TX

The Sam Houston Sanders Corps of Cadets Center on the campus of Texas A&M University showcases the Corps' history dating back to its 1876 founding. Displays highlight the many traditions, and thousands of research volumes are available. Plus, the Metzger-Sanders Antique Firearm Collection features hundreds of guns.

Cushing Memorial Library & Archives

400 Spence Street
College Station, TX

Among the expansive volumes contained in Texas A&M University's massive library are plenty of American military history, not only of the college, but also of the state and nation.

George Bush Presidential Library

1000 George Bush Drive West
College Station, TX

In addition to leading America's military as Commander-in-Chief, George H.W. Bush also served in World War II. The service of the naval aviator who would go on to become the 41st president is displayed as part of the museum.

Camp Hearne Exhibit & Visitor Center

12424 Camp Hearne Road

Hearne, TX

From 1942 to 1946, the City of Hearne just north of Bryan was home to a prisoner of war camp. You can walk the grounds where German POWs were held and learn about how U.S. forces held their enemies.

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