Jefferson, Texas- The Excelsior House was built in the 1850s, and has been in continuous operation ever since, making it the oldest hotel in East Texas according to the National Register of Historic Places. Over 160 years later, the history of the hotel has been steeped in mystery, and haunted happenings.
Palestine, Texas- “Until Proven Innocent: The Hannah Overton Story,” a documentary by P+R Productions, tells the story of the wrongful 2007 capital murder conviction against Hannah Overton in a rare case of salt poisoning, and the seven-year struggle to reveal the truth about what happened to four-year-old Andrew Byrd the day he died on October 3, 2006. The documentary will premier at the Museum for East Texas Culture, in Palestine on Thursday, November 3, at 7p.m.
Nacogdoches, Texas- Vintage Market Days will return to Nacogdoches the first weekend in November with “Woodland Romance”.
The upscale vintage-inspired market features three days of vintage shopping including original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, outdoor furnishings, consumable yummies, seasonal plantings and much more! The market will also have live music and food trucks throughout the duration of the event.
LUFKIN, TEXAS- Ride the giant Ferris wheel, watch lumberjacks logroll, or get in line to taste some of the best hush puppies ever made in the Deep South at the Texas State Forest Festival in Lufkin, Sept. 21-25, at the George H. Henderson Jr. Exposition Center.
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