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!

Solar Eclipse in Bastrop

Brooks-Wilbarger House

  • 1403 Main St
  • Bastrop, TX 78602
Major A.M. Brooks and his wife, Althea, built this Greek Revival home in 1851. James Harvey and Dorothy Wilbarger acquired the property in 1865. While a teenager, James, son of noted scalping victim Josiah Wilbarger, served in the U.S.-Mexico War.