Camp Bowie Memorial Park in Brownwood, Texas (Brown County)

About the City Park

Camp Bowie Memorial Park (also known as 36th Division Memorial Park) is a 8.71-acre city park featuring historic items from WWII to the Vietnam era — artillery pieces, armored personnel carriers (APCs) and a tank. This memorial park honors the role the United States military played in the history and development of Brownwood, Texas.

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The park is located at the intersection of Burnett Road and FM 3064 (Morris Shepherd Drive), across from Brownwood Regional Medical Center.


The park is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week year-round for day use activities.

No overnight camping is permitted.


There is no park entrance fee.



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Official Contact Information

The City Park is managed by the City of Brownwood

City of Brownwood Camp Bowie Memorial Park
Brownwood, TX 76801
Telephone: (325)646-0335

Battleship Texas State Historic Site in LaPorte, Texas (Harris County)

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Battleship Texas HDR | Photo credit: BevoStevo
Battleship Texas HDR | Photo credit: BevoStevo

Battleship Texas State Historic Site is located on the Houston Ship Channel near the San Jacinto Monument in LaPorte, Texas, in eastern Harris County. It is the final resting place of one of the oldest surviving modern naval ships, the USS Texas, a United States Navy battleship commissioned in 1914 that served in both World Wars. [Read more…]