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Tower Glows for Texas Independence Day

It’s our own little July 4! Texas Independence Day is March 2, and the tower will shine orange in recognition of the 177th anniversary of independence.

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The Tower at The University of Texas at Austin will shine orange the evening of Saturday, March 2, in recognition of Texas Independence Day.

Read how Texas Independence Day came to the university in the story Texas takes a holiday.

See an online exhibit about Texas Independence from the Briscoe Center for American History.

Visit UT History Central for more university facts and stories.

And read more about the university’s iconic Tower in two feature stories: How to Build a Tower and A Towering Mystery Solved.