Chamber of Commerce
P. O. Box 880
Brownwood, TX 76804
Lake Brownwood State Recreation Area offers swimming, fishing, boating, hiking, camping, nature study, trailer facilities, rest rooms, shelters, cabins, and group camp accommodations. 23 miles northwest via Texas 279 and Park Road 15. Admission.
Points of Interest
Hall of Christian Civilizaion at the Academy displays some of Douglas MacArthur's personal souvenirs. Unique study settings include Mediterranean Room flanked by replicas of Egyptian tomb statues; Magna Carta Hall replica of English castle room; replica of meeting room in Philadelphi'as Independence Hall. Tours Monday—Saturday while school is in session. Call 915-646-2502. Austin Avenue (FM 2524) at Coggin Street.
Brown County Museum of History, 200 block of North Broadway near courthouse, contains seven rooms of exhibits in old jail. Open Wednesday 1 p.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Camp Bowie Memorial Park, honors men of the 36th Infantry Division ("T-Patch"). Features vintage military equipment, cannon, armor. Located at intersection of Burnett Drive and Travis Road.
March: Rattlesnake Round-up and Jaycees Lone
July: Brown County Rodeo
September: Pecan Valley Arts Festival, Heart of Texas Shrine Club Circus
Best Western, 401 E. Commerce, 915-646-3511
Gold Key Inn, 515 E. Commerce, 800-646-2551
Post Oak Inn, 800-785-7740
The Troxler House B&B, 915-646-0889
Catfish Heaven, 409 E. Commerce, 915-643-5356
Gomez, 716 W.Commerce, 915-646-9921
The Section Hand Steakhouse, Brady Hwy 377 S., 915-643-1581
Sopalillas, 919 North Bisk, 915-646-9698
Underwood's Cafeteria, 402 W. Commerce, 915-646-9503
Antique Mall, 114 Early Blvd., 915-643-5562
Mary's Antiques, 1101 Early Blvd., 915-646-9503