200th Anniversary of the Texas Rangers!
Enlist as a
Texas Rangers Bicentennial Partner™
The Texas Rangers are a Texas Legend and an American Heritage™. They will commemorate their landmark 200th anniversary in 2023 as:
- The oldest serving statewide law enforcement agency in the United States.
- The only US law enforcement agency to have served under five flags —
- Mexico (1823-1836)
- the Republic of Texas (1836-1846)
- the United States (1846-1861)
- Confederate Texas (1861-1865)
- the United States (1870-)
- A prominent feature of American history and Pop Culture appearing in more than 200 motion pictures, television and radio shows, music, documentaries and thousands of books.
The Texas Public Safety Commission has named the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum steward of the anniversary stating:
“renovation and improvement of the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum as a lasting tribute to the Texas Ranger Bicentennial is favored and endorsed.”
Official Texas Rangers Bicentennial Pin
Trademarked by the Texas Dept. of Public Safety
Designed by the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum
The Texas Rangers Bicentennial™
We are seeking $100.00 individual and family contributors* to help safeguard this Texas and American Heritage™ for future generations. With your contribution, you will receive:
- A limited edition enameled bronze pin featuring the official Bicentennial seal
- A certificate signed by an active or distinguished retired Texas Ranger**
- Your name or family name on the online roster of Bicentennial Partners™
- A one-time-use family admission ticket (admits 4) to the Museum.
*Corporate and Foundation Supporters: Please call us toll-free at 1-877-750-8631 to discuss how your company or foundation can participate on the company and foundation level.
**Please note that we cannot offer custom signed certificates. We can issue a blank certificate to you upon request.
$90 of the contribution qualifies as a charitable contribution for income tax purposes. The Texas Ranger Hall of Fame is a 170(c) government-owned nonprofit.
The Ramp up to 2023
As a Texas Rangers Bicentennial Partner™ you are enlisting in a success! More than 4 million persons have visited this historical center since it opened in 1968. Generous private contributors, corporations, foundations, and artifact donors have already made many improvements possible on the road to 2023:
- The new Tobin and Anne Armstrong Texas Ranger Research Center, the first dedicated historical law enforcement library and archives in the nation.
- The Texas Rangers Company “F” Headquarters Building and Education Center in memory of Capt. Bob Mitchell.
- Renovation of the 8,000 sf John Knox Center banquet facility.
- Creation of the Distinguished Service on-line database,honoring living retired Texas Rangers,
- A cable television series, Discovering the Legend, with 26 episodes on 50 stations,
- Exhibit improvements to four galleries of the Homer Garrison Texas Ranger Museum.
- A Bicentennial Book Publications Program that now has eight hardcover titles. One sold out in three months; another made the New York Times Bestseller list; another The Ranger Ideal, is an 1,800 page three-volume set of Texas Ranger Hall of Fame biographies.
- Restoration of the historic c.1851 portrait of Sam Houston — Republic of Texas President and the first US senator from Texas.
- Gift of the 1836 Texas Ranger Commission of Joel Robison who helped capture Santa Anna at San Jacinto.
- Gift of the historic Bowie knife presented by Rezin Bowie (Jim Bowie's brother) to Texas Ranger Capt. William Y. Lacey about 1838.
Perfect for the Holidays or a Birthday!
Please call toll-free (1-877-750-8631) with your name or family name, mailing address and email.
Or send a check with information above to:
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame
PO Box 2570
Waco, TX 76702-2570
Please Allow Three Weeks for Delivery.
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