Galveston Island, Texas– Visitors to Galveston Historical Foundation’s Texas Seaport Museum this summer will have the opportunity to learn even more about the historic 1877 Tall Ship ELISSA and many aspects of nautical life with the museum’s special summer programming.
Nacogdoches, Texas- The City of Nacogdoches Historic Sites Department recently received a very generous land gift from the Nacogdoches County Historical Foundation. This piece of land, a vacant lot located on the corner of North Lanana and Bois d’arc Streets, was purchased from a private owner by the Nacogdoches County Historical Foundation and then gifted to the City of Nacogdoches.
Galveston Island– The 2015 Plankowners’ Syndicate Party and Auction gets underway at Galveston Historical Foundation’s Texas Seaport Museum onSaturday, June 6 beginning at 5:30 p.m. Reservations are $70 per person or reserved tables for eight are $650. Reservations are encouraged and may be made online at
Nacogdoches, Texas- Each spring the Texas Forest Trail Region hosts an educational summit for tourism professionals across East Texas. This year’s conference, April 28-29, is designed to deliver top-notch travel education along with the complete downtown Nacogdoches experience.
Rusk, Texas- This week, the Texas State Railroad gained another new freight customer.
Viper Rail has contracted with the TSRR to store empty tanker cars. Some of the cars were used for hauling oil and others for hauling methanol. They are currently stored on the line adjacent to the TSRR’s Rusk Maintenance Shop.
Palestine, Texas- This weekend, the Easter Egg Express will roll out of the Rusk Depot on Friday, April 3; and Saturday, April 4. The event offers a chance to meet the Easter Bunny, as well as an Easter egg hunt, live children’s entertainer, games and activities and much more! Departure times are 11am and 2:30pm.
Palestine, Texas- Palestine Main Street and the Farmers Market Association are hosting the 2nd Annual Farm & Flower Market at the Farmers Market Pavilion on March 28 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. during the second weekend of the Dogwood Trails Celebration.