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Victoria's history dates back to 1685 when Rene Robert Cavalier, Sieur De LaSalle established Fort St. Louis as a French settlement on the western bank of Garcitas Creek in Victoria County. Victoria became the 3rd chartered city in Texas in 1824. Impresario Don Martin De Leon received the charter and named the city for the first president of Mexico, Don Guadalupe Victoria.

Over the years, Victoria has prospered and boasts numerous points of interest. Visitors enjoy the Memorial Square, The Victoria Botanical Garden, Rose Garden, The Texas Zoo (The National Zoo of Texas). McMamara House, a historical museum and the Nave Museum, dedicated to the arts.

Cultural activities add to a quality of life which includes the Community Theater, Symphony, Children's Choir, and Victoria Civic Chorus.

With hospitality first and foremost, it's no wonder Victoria has become a regional shopping and medical center.

For more information:
Victoria Convention and Visitors Bureau
P. 0. Box 2465
Victoria, Texas 77902
1-800-926-5774 or 512-573-5277
Fax: 512-573-5911