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Texas Forest Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Explore Region by Theme

  • Wofford House, Botanical GardensWofford House, Botanical Gardens
  • Rosenwald School, AtlantaRosenwald School, Atlanta
  • National ForestsNational Forests

Theme Highlights


  • MAIN STREET REPRISE

    Main Street was once the heart and soul of communities all across Texas. But after we began our mass exodus to the suburbs during the second half of the 20th century we saw the collapse of a lively...

  • Texas Forestry Museum, Lufkin

    KNOCK ON WOOD

    The lumber industry, once the leading employer in Texas around the turn of the 20th century, continues to contribute significantly to the state economy today. If you live west of the Pecos River, however, you...


All Themes by Name

  • WE BUILT A BIGGER TEXAS!

    Big dreams built the Texas towns and cities we live in today....

  • "CUE THE MUSIC, MAESTRO. READY? DANCE!"

    So you really DO think you can dance? Texas...

  • PROST! SALUD! CHEERS AND GEZONDHEID!

    Ask a visitor what they love best about Texas and...

  • BETWEEN UNCERTAINTY AND THE RIO GRANDE

    "Hardly had we begun to enjoy the pleasing...

  • GIT ALONG LITTLE...BOSSIE?

    Texans like to believe we invented the cattle drive, the 19th...

  • MAIN STREET REPRISE

    Main Street was once the heart and soul of communities all across...

  • ROAD TRIP TO RETRO!

    Antique horse trails aren't the only discovery options for historic...

  • "COME AND TAKE IT!"

    Texans have seen their share of the battlefield. The Mexican War for...

  • THIS LAND IS OUR LAND

    Although over 96% of Texas remains in private hands, we still have...

  • SIX FLAGS AND FOUR PRESIDENTS

    Texas’ politics are as complex and diverse as the millions...

  • OLD HISTORY, NEW LIFE

    Codifying the term "sacred places" helps us to embrace a concept...

  • YOURS, MINE, AND OURS – HISTORY IS FOR EVERYONE

    Victorian mansions, sacred burial mounds...

  • "OH GIVE ME A HOME WHERE THE BUFFALO ROAM"

    The history of the Texas Frontier begins...

  • DRIVE IT, PICK IT, MILL IT, PUMP IT

    Can you name the four main industries that elevated...