Texas Independence Day commemorates the day when Texas freed itself from Mexican rule 175 years ago on March 2nd 1836.

This list of cowboy inspirations was created in celebration of Texas Independence Day. Texas has the authentic, rustic appeal that makes the perfect setting for cowboys to herd their cattle and shoot their hand guns.

The great American state is almost synonymous with the wild-west and the rough and tough cowboys that ran the towns. From hot ’n' wild west spreads to old west art exhibits, this Texas Independence Day celebration list pays homage to the classic and iconic cowboy figure. Texans can be proud to see how they have made a lasting impression through these western-inspired features.