Slocum Massacre Historical Marker Dedication

FIRST HISTORICAL MARKER OF ITS KIND IN TEXAS!

THCSlocum, Texas- On Saturday, January 16, 2016, a historical marker commemorating the Slocum Massacre and listing the names of its officially acknowledged victims will be unveiled in southeastern Anderson County. THIS WILL BE THE FIRST HISTORICAL MARKER IN TEXAS ACKNOWLEDGING RACIAL VIOLENCE Read More

Forever Plaid Live at the Historic Texas Theatre

Forever Plaid Live at the Historic Texas Theatre

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Palestine, Texas- It’s almost time for the big red curtain to open for “Forever Plaid” at the Historic Texas Theatre in Downtown Palestine! Starting tomorrow, Thursday, May 29, through Sunday, June 1, the neon lights of the Texas will be glowing downtown … Read More

Home Is Where the History Is

Home Is Where the History Is

By Dana Goolsby

Dyer House

PALESTINE- Not all historic homes have a plaque or marker on the tourist map, but rest assured every house as a history. And in Palestine, a city dappled with some of the oldest infrastructure in the state of Texas, there are … Read More

Old Barn In Blackfoot

Old Barn In Blackfoot

By Dana Goolsby

Barn Blackfoot

BLACKFOOT- Here’s a great old barn I stumbled upon last winter in Blackfoot, Texas. Blackfoot is located approximately 20 miles northwest of Palestine.… Read More