East Texas City

Silsbee, Texas

Visit The Ice House Museum & Cultural Center

The Heart Of The Big Thicket

Located at the edge of the Big Thicket National Preserve, Silsbee was originally developed with the railroad but later thrived through oil, timber, and agricultural resources. Learn about the town’s railroad development at the Ice House Museum and Cultural Center. Located in a 1926 icehouse, exhibits illustrate life before refrigeration. Events include Cruisin’ Silsbee and Christmas in the Big Thicket.

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Texas Forest Trail Partners

Ice House Museum & Cultural Center

Big Thicket Canoe Trips

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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.