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

Julius Thielman Building

  • 717 Chestnut St
  • Bastrop, TX 78602
At 717 Chestnut is the Julius Thielman building, built in 1892. Inside is a staircase instructing ladies not to proceed, as during World War 2, soldiers would often rent a cot to "sleep it off" before returning to base at Camp Swift.