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May 14 - National Agriculture Day

The Texas Piney Woods region offers some of the best fishing, down-home cooking, championship golf, and family activities in the Lone Star State.

Aldridge Sawmill Historic Site, in the Angelina National Forest. The site includes four buildings: the mill, a power plant, a fuels building and a dry kiln.     While the town itself is gone, the abandoned shells of the four concrete mill buildings, various concrete foundations, the mill pond, and portions of the old railroad tram still remain.    Hikers are welcome but, due to archeological concerns, no off-road vehicles or horses may be ridden in the Aldridge area.

Aldridge, TX - Texas Ghost Town -Aldridge Sawmill on the Angelina National Forest

Sam Rayburn Lake - dying to be done with this day and be here!!

Sam Rayburn Lake - dying to be done with this day and be here!

Protecting El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail video that illustrates our fundraising effort to acquire and protect a piece of the trail in east Texas.

Protecting El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail video that illustrates our fundraising effort to acquire and protect a piece of the trail in east Texas.

Texas and Pacific Railroad Depot - Marshall, Texas

The Texas & Pacific Depot's Railway Museum/ the T Depot, constructed in in the Ginocchio National Historic District houses the Texas & Pacific Railway Museum and also is a functioning Amtrak station. Texas & Pacific Depot in Marshall, Texas.

Looking for a Texas getaway that's truly one-of-a-kind? Try spending the night in a handmade adobe dome near the stunning scenery of Big Bend National Park.

Stay the Night Inside an Adobe Dome in the Texas Desert

Stay the Night Inside an Adobe Dome in the Texas Desert. Looking for a Texas getaway that& truly one-of-a-kind? Try spending the night in a handmade adobe dome near the stunning scenery of Big Bend National Park.

Drive a couple of hours to the east and you'll be in the Beaumont, Texas area, home to Steinhagen Lake.  Formerly called "Dam B", it's an Army Corps of Engineers project.  You'll start finding swampy areas in the SE section of the state -  including some of my favorite Alligator farms.

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Caddo Mound Site ALTO TEXAS

Caddo Mound Site ALTO TEXAS

I miss living right around the corner from a lake!

I miss living right around the corner from a lake!

Ellis Street Lufkin Looking East from Ellis Street towards the H. RR Depot town water tower (Stand Pipe) in the center. Bonner Hotel on the left. Shearer home on the right.

Public Hanging on Cotton Square in Lufkin about 1900, when Texas counties carried out their own executions. Crowds came to witness these events. Many dads made young sons watch, hoping it would keep them on a lawful path in life.

Public Hanging on Cotton Square in Lufkin about when Texas counties carried out their own executions. Crowds came to witness these events. Many dads made young sons watch, hoping it would keep them on a lawful path in life.

Boy Scout Woods, High Island,TX - great birding area.

Boy Scout Woods, Houston Audubon Sanctuary in High Island, Texas.

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