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The mission of the William Barret Travis Chapter #3 of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas is to perpetuate the memory and spirit of the men and women who achieved and maintained the independence of Texas.

To encourage historical research into the earliest records of Texas, especially those relating to the Revolution of 1835 and the events which followed; to foster the preservation of documents and relics; to encourage the publication of records of individual service of the soldiers and patriots of the Republic and other source material for the history of Texas.

To promote the celebration of Texas Honor Days; to secure and memorialize historic spots by erecting markers thereon, and to cherish and preserve the unity of Texas, as achieved and established by the fathers and mothers of the Texas Revolution.

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IRS EIN: 23-7319242
Email: gmundy24@yahoo.com
Phone Number: 512-415-4517
Address: 510 E. Anderson Lane
Austin, TX 78752-1218
The site of our current Republic of Texas Museum at the intersection of IH-35 and SH 183 in Austin will soon be under highway construction, therefore DRT must move very soon. We have the perfect location already purchased on historic Robertson Hill in East Austin, next to the French Legation Museum.

Our Chapters across Texas have raised over half of what we need to construct our new home, The Republic of Texas History Center. Now, we need your help to raise the remaining funds so that construction can begin as soon as possible on the new home of our Museum treasures.

Impact Statement

Our beautiful new Republic of Texas History Center will allow DRT to better serve the State of Texas and visitors seeking to learn about the fascinating historical legacy of the Lone Star State. Our new facility will provide a perfect setting for the Republic of Texas Museum, Exhibitions, Research, Conferences, Meeting space for community groups, State-of-the-art genealogical research facility, and DRT headquarters.

Needs Statement

The William Barret Travis Chapter #3 invites you to join us in being a part of Austin and Texas history by helping our Chapter raise $30,000 towards the construction of our new Republic of Texas Museum and Headquarters.

Your generous gift will help our Chapter build that new home for the Republic of Texas Museum and Headquarters thus providing a great future for the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.
Google Fiber has offered a $10,000 matching grant to be distributed among all participating education organizations on Amplify Austin Day. These nonprofit organizations will receive funds on a pro-rata basis. Each nonprofit will receive matching funds based on their total funds raised on Amplify Austin Day.