Historical

Texas Folklore Society to host 101st annual meeting in Tyler
NACOGDOCHES, Texas — Folklore is the traditional knowledge of a culture passed down through stories, customs, superstitions, folk art and music, family legends, and oral...
Confederate Memorial Service
This service will be remembering five Confederate Veterans: Jesse P. Cornelison, Felix G. Hardgraves, John C. Evans, Joseph E. Kirkland and Rial Smith. The service will...
CCGS announces meeting
The next regular meeting of the Cherokee County Genealogical Society will be at 5 p.m., Monday, April 10, at the First United Methodist Church, 1031 SE Loop 456, in...
Caddo Mounds SHS announces Caddo Culture Day
Caddo Mounds State Historic Site invites the public to participate in their Caddo Culture Day event from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., on Saturday, April 8. Come and experience Caddo...
A Holocaust Remembrance: From Darkness to Hope, An Interfaith...
In commemoration of Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day), an interfaith Holocaust remembrance program, “From Darkness to Hope” will be presented at 2 p.m., on Sunday, April...
ETGS announces monthly meeting
East Texas Genealogical Society will hold its monthly meeting at the Tyler Public Library at 2 p.m., on April 8. There will be no formal program, but a celebration of the...
The model yacht “Garwood,” built by Rudolph Mangels of Wesermuende, Germany, while he was a prisoner of war held at Camp Fannin during WWII. Mangels designed the model from memories of ships he had seen and built it from scrap materials on hand at the camp. The model is currently on loan to UT Health Northeast, which is located on the site that was previously Camp Fannin. Camp Fannin Association donates Model Ship Built by German POW for...
On Thursday, March 30, members of the Camp Fannin Association Board of Directors presented to UT Health Northeast a handcrafted model ship that was...


Cherokee County Historical Commission announces demonstration
The Cherokee County Historical Commission will demonstrate how to clean historic stones at the Cedar Hill Cemetery, Cemetery Road near 258 Old Salem Road, Rusk, from 9 a.m....
Caddo Mounds SHS announces Caddo Culture Day
Caddo Mounds State Historic Site invites the public to participate in their Caddo Culture Day event from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., on Saturday, April 8. Come and experience Caddo...
Texas Historical Commission News Briefs
Levi Jordan Plantation Artifacts Journey to Museums in South Carolina and Texas While the Texas Historical Commission’s (THC) Levi Jordan Plantation is under development,...
Mission Tejas March Program Schedule
Saturday, March 25,10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Park Hop! Introduction to Geocaching Hike! Treasure hunting with technology! Mission Tejas State Park and Caddo Mounds State...
Family History Fair presents awards to students who competed in the...
At the annual Family History Fair Saturday, March 11, East Texas Genealogical Society presented awards to students who competed in the essay and...


ACGS announces meeting
The Angelina County Genealogical Society is scheduled to meet at 4 p.m., Monday, March 20, at the Kurth Memorial Library either in the Children’s Depot Room or the...
Mission Tejas March Program Schedule
Saturday, March 18, 1 to 2 p.m. Fire is Living History! Ever wondered how different cultures used fire in their daily fight to survive? Learn about different fire...
Heritage Center museum needs volunteers
The Heritage Center of Cherokee County is seeking volunteers to host visitors at the museum on Saturdays and Sundays. Volunteers who would like to volunteer at the...