April 16, 2016 – EVENT

Confederate Memorial & Ben Thompson Book On April 16, 2016, at 10:00 am at Oakwood Cemetery, in Austin, Texas, SCV Camp Littlefield #59, will unveil a memorial for all Confederates buried at Oakwood. Following the cemetery light refreshments will be served at the Austin History Center. At the Austin History Center, there will also be a book launch for Austin’s Confederate,… (more…)

April 25 You’re Invited

Billy Thompson Graveside Memorial

Title: Billy Thompson Graveside Memorial Location: Fairview Cemetery Bastrop Start Time: 11:00am Date: 2013-10-19  

132 Years Ago in May…

Our new online store and a very special thank you.

A very special thank you goes out to Jane Broumley who developed our new online store.  Thank you Jane for your hard word and job well done. Sincerely, The Ben Thompson Preservation Foundation  

Buck Walton

    Life and Adventures of Ben Thompson The Famous Texan William M. “Buck” Walton, 1884. A free copy of the book is available online thanks to Texas History Portals at http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth38114/

Jan Davis Broadway – April 2012, Dedication Speech

Ben Thompson’s great-grandaughter’s speech from the Graveside Ceremony

Bob Davis Speech from the Ben Thompson History Conference

Dedication DVD & Photo Order Form

To order the DVD made from the April 29, 2012, Ben Thompson Graveside Marker & Dedication click on the form below and print. A short sample of this movie will be put up soon.