One of the oldest houses in Austin, the French Legation State Historic Site opened in 1841 as a home and diplomatic outpost for the French chargé d’affaires to the Republic of Texas, Alphonse Dubois, after France recognized the Republic of Texas as a sovereign nation. The site tells the story of Texas’ settlement and the growth of one of the capital city’s most vibrant neighborhoods.

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French Legation State Historic Site

802 San Marcos St. Austin, Texas 78702