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Points of Interest Fort Anahuac Park. This historic site, called the Birthplace of the Texas Revolution, is where a fort was estab- lished in the 1830s. Today the site is a county park with boat ramps, fishing, birding, camping, covered pavilions and a historical marker. Veterans Memorial. The Memorial Chambers County Golf Course. This 151 stands in front of the American Legion acre picturesque course with 18 holes, four Hall at Fort Anahuac Park and is a tribute lakes, pro-shop and cart rental is located ½ to all the men and women who have mile off Interstate 10 East, Exit 812. served our country to preserve the Chambers County Museum at Wallis- freedom we enjoy. It is dedicated to all ville. The site includes a genealogy veterans who have served with duty and library with a local history research honor, and to those who have given all center and museum. Open Monday so that we can plan for the future. through Saturday and is located at Exit Schilling Office. 810 from Interstate 10 at Wallisville. You can tour the Chambers Home. This is the original 1890 medical office residence (built in the 1830s) of Thomas of Dr. Nicholas Jefferson Chambers, for home the Schilling and see county was named. turn-of-the-century medical equipment. Nature Sites Candy Abshire Wildlife Management. Located in the extreme south of the county on East Bay, this 208-acre gulf prairie and marshland area includes a hawk-watching tower where thousands of hawks can be seen during the migration periods. JJ Mayes Wildlife Trace. South of coastal marsh habitat for native fish and Interstate 10 on the west bank of the wildlife. Approximately 12 miles south- Trinity River, the trace provides an east of Anahuac, there are boardwalks opportunity for nature observers to enjoy for some of the most outstanding a view of the wildlife and natural habitats alligator and bird watching in Texas. that includes four-mile nature trail. The Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge park also offers observation decks Visitors Center. The center is filled with overlooking the Trinity River. wildlife exhibits, environmental educational Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge. The kiosks, and a walking trail that winds refuge includes over 34,000 acres of through the cypress swamps of Lake 3


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