Designated as the Rusk County seat in 1843, the city grew rapidly during its first two decades, but an 1860 fire destroyed most of the commercial buildings. Oil was discovered in 1930.
This Main Street City has walking tours of the historic downtown district, which a National Register Historic District.
Events include the Wildflower Driving Trails April-May and the Heritage Syrup Festival in November.
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