Some of the museums have virtual tours, histories, genealogy data, history timelines and historical photos which can be viewed online, allowing you to visit Texas places without ever leaving home. Wedgwood The History Center holds a public history and archives center filled with historic manuscripts, documents, records, maps, newspapers, oral histories and exhibits related to the cultural and natural history of this are of East Texas. Cyprian's Episcopal Church and has become an arts and historical center for the children and families of East Texas. The museum is focused on the history of forestry and the lumber industry in East Texas.The historian ought to be the humblest of men; he is faced a dozen times a day with the evidence of his own ignorance; he is perpetually confronted with his own humiliating inability to interpret his material correctly; he is, in a sense that no other writer is, in bondage to that material.... Featuring the photographic collection of the Thompson Lumber Company in East Texas 1908 and a variety of exhibits of historical logging artifacts, tools and information about sawmills.
Located at 129 East Washington Avenue in Navasota, TX. Dedicated to the preservation of the history of Brown County, the museum features artifacts and exhibits inside an old 1902 jailhouse.
The Heritage Museum at Falfurrias, Texas is found on the famous Chisholm Trail and the Texas Tropical Trail. There is also an annex to the museum just across the street from the jail.
A visit to these history museums and historical sites will allow you to soak up some local history and culture while you are there.
Visit a Texas historical museum will give you some insight into the way early Texas people lived. The museum is housed inside the historical 1905 St.
Standing on this spot, I was absolutely awestruck at what took place here.
If you are a Texan, this is a place you MUST visit, however I believe anyone interested in history will experience some degree of "WOW" as they walk this historic place and hear the story of the Battle of the Alamo which took place here in 1836. The Briscoe is focused on the collection and preservation of the art, history and culture of the American West.
The Blanco Pioneer Museum is housed inside the Pat Ryan Building.
The historic house has been restored and furnished as it would have been in the mid 1800s.
The collection continued to grow and included rattlesnake rattlers. Located at 6000 North New Braunfels in San Antonio, TX.
Today the saloon / museum is still in operation and boasts having "The Oddest Store in the World". The museum is focused on the many diverse peoples and cultures who have called Texas home. Devoted to the history of the Texas Rangers, the museum has exhibits of historic artifacts related to or used by the famed Texas Rangers.
Contact the Varner-Hogg State Historic Site at 979-345-4656 for a possible tour.