Martin Dies, Jr. State Park was known as Dam B State Park until 1965. The park is a 705 acre area in Jasper and Tyler counties, located between Woodville and Jasper on the 15,000 acre B.A. Steinhagen Reservoir. The property was acquired under a 50-year lease from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 1964 and opened to the public in 1965.
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
New Braunfels, Texas— The Texas Historical Commission (THC) commended Marshall Main Street for successful annual progress as a designated Main Street community, one of 58 to be recognized this year.