Preservation Month and 2nd Story Tours Slated for May

Nacogdoches, Texas- Citizens in Nacogdoches will join thousands of individuals around the country as part of a nationwide celebration of 2016 National Preservation Month in May 2016. “This Place Matters” is the theme of the month-long celebration, which is sponsored by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.… Read More

Columbia Science Balloon Facility

Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility

Palestine- If you didn’t make it to the Space Center in Houston this summer, the Official Visitors Center of NASA’s Johnson’s Space Center and home of astronaut training and Mission Control, take a quick trip to Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility (CSBF) in East Texas. CSBF is … Read More

National Day of the Cowboy at the Jefferson Railway

National Day of the Cowboy at the Jefferson Railway- The Historic Jefferson Railway will recognize the pioneering men and women, known as cowboys, who helped establish America’s frontiers on July 23. This Saturday marks the 7th Annual National Day of the Cowboy. The mission of the National Day of … Read More

Caddo Mounds State Historic Site: An East Texas Ancient Civilization

Caddo Mounds State Historic Site: An East Texas Ancient Civilization- More than 1,200 years ago, a group of Caddo Indians known as the Hasinai built a village and ceremonial center just east of Weches. Today, three earthen mounds still rise from the Neches River valley which was the southwestern-most ceremonial … Read More

Take A Train Ride In The Pineywoods

Take A Train Ride In The Pineywoods

 Palestine/Rusk/Jefferson- I hear the train a-comin’ in East Texas! The Texas State Railroad was established in 1881, and is deeply rooted in East Texas’ history, and continues to provide locals and tourist with entertainment.… Read More