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June 12 - 16, 2022
This trip will step into the era of the Texas Revolution (1835-36), providing a personal tour of the coming, fighting, and aftermath of that famous war that continues to shape Texas. UNT History Professor Andrew Torget will lead us on a chartered bus tour through iconic sites – such as the San Antonio missions, the Alamo, Goliad, San Felipe de Austin, and the San Jacinto battlefield – as we make our way through the landscape of the Revolution, exploring the full grittiness of the Revolution and life along the far-flung Texas frontier. Watch the recording of our recent info session below to hear Dr. Torget bring the trip's itinerary to life in his own words!
Click the button below to download our official trip brochure, which includes the full trip itinerary, travel details, and reservation form.
$1,560 per member
This Price Includes:
4 Nights in 2 Hotels & All Meals
Transportation by Chartered Bus
Entrance Fees for Historic Sites
Dr. Torget’s Custom Trip Booklet
Tour Guide Headphone System
Custom Trip T-shirt
Submit Your Reservation Form In Person
To reserve your spot on this trip, complete the reservation form, which is included as the last page of our Official Trip Brochure. Once you've completed the form, bring it to our office on 1716 Scripture Street in Denton during our regular business hours. One of our staff members will accept your form and confirm details of the trip with you in person. We are not accepting trip reservation forms by mail.
- OLLI Membership Required: This trip is being offered exclusively to members of OLLI at UNT. An active membership is required to reserve your place on the trip. If you are not currently an OLLI at UNT member, your membership fee is due with your trip deposit.
- Payment Deadlines: A $500 deposit is due upon reservation. The remaining balance is due by Monday, May 2.
- Refund Deadline: Cancellations must be submitted in writing to OLLI at UNT. If your cancellation is received prior to Friday, April 1, you will be eligible to receive a refund of any fees paid. After the deadline, no refunds will be issued.
Once this trip fills, we will begin signing up interested members for a waitlist. If any travelers cancel their participation in this trip, we will reach out to members on the waitlist in the order that they were added. Each waitlisted member will be notified that they have a limited amount of time to reserve the open spot(s) by submitting payment. After that period of time, or if the waitlisted member confirms they will not be claiming the open spot(s), we will move on to the next waitlisted member.
Meet Your Tour Guide
Andrew J. Torget, PhD, is a historian of nineteenth-century North America at the University of North Texas, where he holds the University Distinguished Teaching Professorship. An award-winning speaker, he has been featured at Harvard, Stanford, Rice, Duke, Johns Hopkins, and the Library of Congress. The author and editor of five books, his most recent, Seeds of Empire, won twelve book prizes and awards and was hailed by Texas Monthly as “the most nuanced and authoritative rewriting of Texas’s origin myth to date.” In 2018, he set a Guinness World Record for the World’s Longest History Lesson by lecturing on Texas history for 26.5 hours straight, which was seen online by more than 30 million people. In 2020, he was awarded the Mary Jon and J.P. Bryan Leadership in Education Award from the Texas State Historical Association. In 2021, the Dallas Morning News named him a finalist for their “Texan of the Year” award for the “uncommon, inspirational impact” of his work.