Category Archives: Northeast Texas

Washington Square, Historic Downtown Marshall, Texas

The Weisman is a one-of-a-kind marketplace located in the Washington Square District of historic downtown Marshall, TX. Gifts and goodies tempt in historic downtown Marshall. Its collection of shops, mainly in restored storefronts, are 100 percent locally owned with knowledgeable merchants … Continue reading

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The Old Harrison County Courthouse

The Old Harrison County Courthouse is located in the center of Whetstone Square in Marshall, Texas  and is one of the most famous and admired buildings in Texas. It is the signature landmark of Marshall and is frequently used to represent East Texas in travel literature. … Continue reading

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Scottsville Cemetery – Karnack, Texas

The Scottsville Cemetery is four miles east of Marshall, Harrison County, Texas and is filled with wonderful, artistic old funeral monuments.   A very unique cemetary nestled deep in the Piney Woods of Northeast Texas, just outside of Marshall in a … Continue reading

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Rusk, Texas

Small store departments on the 5th street between Henderson Ave. and Live Oak Street. Rusk is also home to the Texas State Railroad, Thunder Mountain Raceway, Cherokee County Motorsports park (drag racing), Jim Hogg Park, Rusk State Park, Gourmet Gardens, … Continue reading

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Henderson, Texas Highway Confusion

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Rusk Footbridge Garden Park

Among Rusk’s most popular tourist destinations, this 546-foot-long, 4 feet wide footbridge, built in 1861, may be the nation’s longest pedestrian bridge. During Rusk’s early years, the rustic wooden bridge connected residential areas with downtown whenever the creek below flooded. … Continue reading

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