Texas will be centerstage for a total solar eclipse on Monday, April 8, 2024!  In Bastrop, at approximately 12:20 pm, the moon will start to block the sun causing an (almost) total solar eclipse. The sun is expected to eclipse until 2:25 pm. We're located right outside the path of totality, making Bastrop a great place to view the eclipse without having to maneuver the crowds. Get accurate Texas Eclipse viewing information and plan your trip to Bastrop for the 2024 Solar Eclipse!

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Allen-Bell House

  • 1408 Church St
  • Bastrop, TX 78602
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From 1859 to 1866, this house was the home of Major Robert D. Allen, Commandant of the Bastrop Military Institute. In 1866, the Bell brothers purchased the property for their mother. It has been the home of four generations of Bells. The exterior walls are of vertical board and batten. The bedrooms on the west were a part of the original military barracks, which were added to the house in the 1890s.
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