The Whipster

Experience the crack of the whip and the swagger of a true Texas stagecoach driver!

When Aug 09, 2014
from 11:00 AM to 03:45 PM
Where Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
Contact Name Tom Scaggs
Contact Email
Contact Phone (936) 878-2214

Come back in time to 1850s Texas to discover the stagecoach’s role in early Texas travel and communication. You will be introduced to the famous Whipster or stagecoach driver. No man in early Texas had more esteem (with the exception of a riverboat captain) than the whipster! Come experience the crack of the whip and the swagger of a true Texas whipster. It’s a unique event the whole family will remember and enjoy.

Presentation will be ongoing throughout the day and will last approximately 35 to 40 minutes. 

This program is open to all ages but children must be accompanied by an adult. Dress appropriately for the season as the presentation takes place in a period setting. Held at Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site, 579 Main Street, Anderson, TX 77830. Program subject to cancellation.


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