Texas Independence Day: Top 10 Historic Texas Attractions (PHOTOS)

03/02/2011 06:14 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

With the arrival of Texas Independence Day, we're taking a look at some serious Texas history. From Sam Houston defeating Santa Anna to Ozzy Ozbourne urinating on the Alamo, Texas history is rich and varied.

Texas Independence Day is the Texas state holiday celebrating the state's adoption of the Texas Declaration of Independence on March 2, 1836.

To remember the day Texas broke off from Mexico, we spoke with Deputy Editor of Texas Monthly, Brian Sweany, to get his top 10 choices on where and how to experience some true Texan history and culture.

For more Texas history, check out Texas Monthly's The Great Terquasquicentennial Road Trip.

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