Texans today are fortunate to live in a place where two cultures meet. We are the recipients of lively Hispanic heritage that has given us vibrant celebrations, delicious cuisine, nationally recognized entertainers, and influential politicians that help define and elevate our state's profile on the world stage.
Si Se Puede!
Hispanics were among the original Texans, including prominent leaders such as José Antonio Navarro and Juan Seguín, and we are a better nation for their contributions. Our Hispanic heritage is a fluid one, growing in size and influence and adapting alongside the rest of Texas to a much larger and more diversified world. We in Texas take pride in our diversity, illustrating to the rest of the nation the importance of embracing many voices. We also love to flaunt the fact that our Fiesta season is absolutely the best month-long party in the country.
Explore the Hispanic experience in Texas with the following Texas Historical Commission travel resources:
Read more about Spanish Texas and Mexican Americans in the Handbook of Texas Online.