USS TEXAS + La Porte, Texas + October 7 - 9, 2016  

Texas BROADSIDE! 

  Where Wargaming and History Meet    

 

 

In Cooperation with the Battleship Texas Foundation

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Houston Beer and Pretzel Wargaming is Proud to Present...


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Featuring military history wargaming, on land, sea, and air, including some of the battles involving the USS TEXAS.

Educate the public about military history while refighting a battle beside a 5-inch gun.

Play wargames inside the air conditioned wardroom and other spaces aboard USS TEXAS (BB 35).

Stay overnight aboard ship and participate in above and below deck tours.

Lunch aboard the last floating dreadnought-era battleship.

Attend lectures on military history and wargaming. Featuring noted naval historian and author James Hornfischer on Saturday and author James Thomas on Sunday.

Shop at our hobby vendors (Bobe's Hobby House, TableTopGenerals, and Cigar Box Battle Mats).

Buy and/or sell at our Wargamer's Flea Market.

Dine with us Saturday night at the nearby Monument Inn Restaurant.

ALL proceeds will benefit the ongoing preservation of the USS TEXAS.


Email us if you have questions.
USS Texas (BB-35), the second ship of the United States Navy named in honor of the US state of Texas, is a New York-class battleship. The ship was launched on 18 May 1912 and commissioned on 12 March 1914. Wikipedia
Address: 3523 Independence Pkwy, La Porte, TX 77571
Length: 574′
Construction started: April 17, 1911
Launched: May 18, 1912
3523 Independence Pkwy, La Porte, TX 77571

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