East Texas City
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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