Galveston Historical Foundation Announces 2015 Heritage At Risk List

2818 BALL Galveston Island, Texas– Each year, Galveston Historical Foundation asks the public for nominations to the “Heritage at Risk” list of historic sites and properties in Galveston County. Houses on the list are at risk of being lost due to damage, neglect or proposed development. The Heritage at Risk List is … Read More

Historic Walking Tours Are Back For Fall

Historic Walking Tours Are Back For Fall

NACOGDOCHES – Come hear the stories and see the sights that make up downtown Nacogdoches each Saturday in October, excluding SFA’s homecoming weekend (October 19). Downtown walking tours start at 10:30 a.m. at the Visitor Center, located at 200 E. Main St. Tickets … Read More

Historic Building Burns in Palestine

Historic Building Burns in Palestine

Palestine- Just after midnight, on Friday, September 28, Palestine Police dispatch received a report of a structure fire at 119 East Oak Street. Palestine Fire Department responded with three engines and a command vehicle. There were unconfirmed reports of the possibility of individuals being inside … Read More

Twilight Cemetery Stroll in Historic Jefferson

Twilight Cemetery Stroll in Historic Jefferson

A Shipwreck Victim, Murdered Diamond Bessie, Her Accused Murderer, A Freed Slave, and More

JEFFERSON- Historic spirits come to life, sharing their brave and raucous past during the annual Jefferson Twilight Cemetery Stroll on Saturday, April 20, from 5 pm to 7 pm in Read More

Mary Allen Seminary

Mary Allen Seminary

CROCKETT- Atop a hill in Crockett, on HWY 19 sits a fading historical treasure. The Mary Allen Seminary, which was once a bustling school for African American girls and later a co-ed junior college, is now a crumbling structure. However, plans are in the works to not … Read More