Category Archives: Events

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  

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.

Ben Thompson Graveside Marker Dedication Speech

Ben Thompson Dedication


Commissioner Jerry Patterson -guest speaker at the Ben Thompson Dedication

We would like to welcome Jerry Patterson to the Ben Thompson Dedication & History Conference on Sunday. It’s an honor to have Commissioner Patterson as a guest and guest speaker. We look forward to hearing him talk. Link

Ben Thompson Graveside Marker Dedication & History Conference save the date!

Ben Thompson Graveside Marker Dedication & History Conference April 29, 2012

DATE:             29 April 2012 CONTACT:            Denice Harlan PHONE:            (979) 542-3455 EMAIL:            info @ AUSTIN, TX – On April 29, Ben Thompson’s life will be recognized, honored and discussed by experts, authors and descendants for the first time in history. Six organizations, The Austin History Center, The Ben Thompson Preservation Foundation, The Giddings Area Chamber of Commerce, The Sons… (more…)