This 1835 home was occupied by several great Texas pioneers. The house reflects the 1840s-60s, when the Blackburn family lived there. The grounds include a blacksmith shop, smokehouse and historic gardens. Donations welcome. Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Sat. Allow 45 minutes for tours. 304 North St...
On Naconiche and Telesco creeks, 14 miles northeast of Nacogdoches off Texas 59.
On 37 acres north of the city, this reconstructed village has a sampling of East Texas architecture from a simple log cabin to the Victorian era, all furnished with antiques. Tours 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. and 1-4 p.m. Sun. Admission charge. 6020 North St. (U.S. 59 north).
The seven-acre garden demonstrates the many aspects of ornamental gardening, fruit and vegetable production, or turf grass management. Always open. Free. Corner of East Main Street and University Drive.
Graves date from 1837. Several have interesting monuments. Four signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence, including Thomas J. Rusk, are buried here. On North Lanana Street at Hospital Street.
The 1859 Greek Revival building housed a university chartered by the Republic. Today, it houses a museum dedicated to education in Texas during the 19th century along with items from a Confederate Hospital. Open 1-4 p.m. Tue.-Fri. and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. Mound and Hughes streets on Washington Sq...
In 1936, original stones from Don Antonio Gil Y'Barbo's 1779 house were used to build the present structure on the Stephen F. Austin University campus. This landmark contains an exhibit on the history of the house plus changing exhibits. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat. and 1-5 p.m. Sun. Closed holi...
The 39-acre center is home to endangered-plant research and the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Demonstration Garden, a satellite of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin. Open dawn-dusk daily. Universally accessible. 2900 Raguet St. On the north side of SFASU campus.
The Houston East and West Texas Railway came to town in 1883, Southern Pacific Railroad purchased HE&WT in 1899. In 1911, SPR built the current depot after lightning caused a fire that burned the original building. Passenger service stopped in 1954. Open 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tue.-Thu. and 10 a.m.-4 p.m...
Texas' largest azalea garden features thousands of azaleas spread over eight forested acres. Peak bloom time is late March-first week of April. Open dawn-dusk daily. South of the SFA Johnson Coliseum on University Drive.
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