Monument Hill and Kreische Brewery State Historic Sites

414 State Loop 92
La Grange, TX 78945- Map It
(979) 968-5658

AAA Editor Notes

Monument Hill and Kreische Brewery State Historic Sites are 1.5 mi. s. on US 77, then .4 mi. w. on Spur 92. A memorial shaft marks a tomb containing the bodies of men murdered by Mexicans in the 1842 Dawson Massacre and members of the ill-fated Mier Expedition of 1843. The park also has the homestead and ruins of a brewery built in the 1860s by German immigrant Heinrich Kreische. Guided tours are available. Picnicking is permitted.
Free.
Hours: Park daily 8-5. Brewery tours are given Sat. at 2 and 3:30, Oct.-May; Sat. at 10, rest of year (weather permitting). Kreische House tours are given Sun. at 2 and 3. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.