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Mance Lipscomb

In 2005, the Texas Legislature named the city "The Blues Capital of Texas," in honor of the late Mance Lipscomb, a Navasota native and blues musician. You can visit Mance's statue on La Salle Street.

Navasota Music Mural

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The Navasota Music Mural is located in the alley way in the 200 Block of Washington Ave. and depicts the history of music in Navasota.

LaSalle Statue

The LaSalle statue can be seen in the 400 block of East Washington Ave. LaSalle, a French explorer, has a strong connection to the history of Navasota.

Horlock Art Gallery & History Museum

The Navasota Artist in Residence Program gives three artists the opportunity to live and create art at the Horlock Art Gallery & History Museum. The house features living quarters, studio space, and gallery space, combining to create an unique experience and atmosphere for the artists.
The galleries located at 1215 E Washington Ave. are open for public viewing Wednesday-Friday from 2 to 6 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Rattler Statue

Rattler statue can be viewed at Rattler Stadium, home of the two-time state football champions, the Navasota Rattlers.

Mural Welcome to Navasota

The Welcome to Navasota Mural can be found in the 100 block of South LaSalle. The mural depicts the various historic views of Navasota.

Frank Hamer Statue

Frank Hamer was a famous Texas Ranger that was involved in tracking down Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker in 1934. Hamer's history ties with Navasota when he served as the City Marshall in the early 1900's. The Hamer statue can be seen at the Navasota City Hall, 200 E. McAlpine.

For more information, visit http://russellcushman.blogspot.com/p/frank-hamer.html.

An article written in the Houston Chronicle can be found here.
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