Piece Together Texas History: State Archives Mural Now an Online Puzzle

Now a puzzle! Click the image and piece together this tribute to Texas history, Texas Moves Toward Statehood, with the online puzzle player.

We are on the edge of summer and many students and educators are starting to put their books away and perhaps log off Zoom for a while. Why not take a break and have a little fun with our images? Explore the detail of the mural Texas Moves Toward Statehood, featured in the lobby of the Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives and Library Building, while clicking together the pieces in an online puzzle.

The mural Texas Moves Toward Statehood greets visitors to the Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives and Library Building in Austin. Stephen F. Austin, Sam Houston and Anson Jones are a few of the figures featured in the artwork. For details of the mural, visit https://www.tsl.texas.gov/lobbyexhibits/mural-detail.

Learn more about Texas Moves Toward Statehood

Get the image: Would you like to print your own copy of the image? Visit this page.

Who are these people? Find out who the figures are and what the other elements indicate in the mural with a handy guide here.

Who painted the mural? The story of how Texas Moves Toward Statehood came to be is a fascinating one and who better to share it than the artist himself? Visit our online exhibit for that story and more details about the work in our online exhibit here.

1 thought on “Piece Together Texas History: State Archives Mural Now an Online Puzzle

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.