Best Reason to Wear a Coonskin Cap

Bullock Texas State History Museum

The first look at this exhibit is pure nostalgia: a beautifully curated replica of a 1950s child's room decorated with Davy Crockett memorabilia, from wind-up guitars to books to the ubiquitous coonskin cap Fess Parker made famous. The second look is a wonderfully evocative journey through Crockett's colorful career from Tennessee politics to the Battle of the Alamo. Viewing the fiddle he played rendered us speechless; we dare you to leave without singing, "Davy! Davy Crockett! King of the wild frontier!"

Bullock Texas State History Museum
1800 Congress, 512/936-4629
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