Historical

SFA’s Center for Regional Heritage Research works with museum,...
NACOGDOCHES, Texas — Point by point, the image of a cannon slowly materializes on the computer screen. Fine grooves in the handcrafted bronze handles shaped like dolphins...
Former U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison addresses attendees at the public opening of The Rusk Family Letters, a new collection at Stephen F. Austin State University that comprises documents written by noteworthy Republic of Texas historical figures Thomas J. Rusk and his brother, David Rusk. The Rusk Family Letters Collection at SFA opens to public during...
Dignitaries and special guests, including former U.S. Senator, Kay Bailey Hutchison, members of Stephen F. Austin State University’s Board of...


Cherokee County Genealogical Society announces meeting
The next regular meeting of the Cherokee County Genealogical Society will be at 5 p.m., Monday, Feb. 13, in the community meeting room of the Singletary Memorial Library at...
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution announces...
The next regular monthly meeting of the Major Thaddeus Beall Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR), is scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb....
The Heritage Center of Cherokee County updates Facebook page
The Heritage Center of Cherokee County is a 501 c (3) tax exempt corporation funded through gifts from its supporters and by contributions. They are located at 208 S....
Future of the Texas State Railroad still unclear
Several questions surrounding the Texas State Railroad and its former employees in Rusk and Palestine went unanswered at Tuesday’s Texas State Railroad meeting. Former...
Angelina County Genealogical Society announces meeting
The Angelina County Genealogical Society (ACGS) is scheduled to meet at 4 p.m., Monday, Jan. 23, in the Community Meeting Room of the Kurth Memorial Library, 706 South...
The East Texas Genealogical Society announces monthly meeting
The ETGS next monthly meeting is at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 14 at Taylor Auditorium, Tyler Public Library, 201 S. College Ave. Tyler. The program will be “Oakwood Cemetery: ...
The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution ...
The next regular monthly meeting of the Major Thaddeus Beall Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR), is scheduled for 2 p.m., Thursday, Jan....
SFASU'S ETRC's DIRECTOR, LINDA REYNOLDS, TO SPEAK AT CHEROKEE...
The Director of the East Texas Research Center at Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Mrs. Linda Reynolds, M.S., C.A., is scheduled to speak at the next...
EIGHT HISTORIC TEXAS COURTHOUSES RECEIVE $20 MILLION 
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AUSTIN, Texas—The Texas Historical Commission (THC) announced grant recipients for Round IX of the nationally recognized Texas Historic Courthouse Preservation Program...
LAST CHANCE TO SUBMIT APPLICATIONS FOR UNDERTOLD STORIES
AUSTIN, Texas—Texas history is filled with stories of people and places that may not be widely known, yet are important components of the state’s culture and heritage. The...

FORT LANCASTER STATE HISTORIC SITE CELEBRATES GRAND REOPENING
SHEFFIELD, Texas—After being closed for more than a year, Fort Lancaster State Historic Site, a Texas Historical Commission property, will celebrate the grand reopening of...
REGISTER NOW FOR FIRST STATEWIDE HERITAGE TRAVEL CONFERENCE
FORT LANCASTER STATE HISTORIC SITE CELEBRATES GRAND REOPENINGSHEFFIELD, Texas—After being closed for more than a year, Fort Lancaster State Historic Site, a Texas...
Texas' beloved Alamo receives digital makeover
SAN ANTONIO - Today Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush and Alamo Director, Becky Dinnin, proudly announced the launch of a newly redesigned Alamo website. The website...