East Texas City

Lufkin, Texas

Texas Main Street City

Visit The Texas Forestry Museum

When the railroad arrived in 1881, this town in the heart of the Piney Woods became a thriving timber center. Legend has it the railroad originally was to go through Homer but shifted to Lufkin after Homer’s constable threw the surveying crew in jail for rowdiness. The Texas Forestry Museum tells the story of he establishment and expansion of the East Texas timber industry. Visitors enjoy outdoor exhibits, an indoor interpretive center, and the Urban Wildscape Trail’s native landscapes. The Museum of East Texas features art and history exhibits. Before you head out, stroll through the revitalized downtown of this Texas Main Street city.

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Texas Forest Trail Partners

Convention and Visitors Bureau

Texas Forestry Museum

Museum Of East Texas

Naranjo Museum of Natural History

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150 Years Of Texas History In The Starr Family Home In Marshall

Nestled in the heart of Marshall’s museums and cultural activities, Starr Family Home State Historic Site is composed of several elegant structures. Period furnishings, clothing, and antiques trace the transition of the buildings through four generations of the Starr family in Texas history. Click here to read more.