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Hallsville, Texas

Hallsville is in central western Harrison County and originated in 1839 when Fort Crawford was built by W.C. Crawford. In 1869 when the railroad crossed a mile north of the fort, settlers moved to the railroad and named the new settlement for Elijah Hall, a pioneer of the section. Hallsville is located in the piney woods vegetation area and has loblolly, shortleaf, long leaf and slash pines, as well as oak, hickory, maple, and other hardwoods.

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Old Rusk Penitentiary Bldg.

Central administration building of present Rusk State Hospital built as main building of former Rusk State Prison, 1878. Iron...

Regional Arts Center

Housed in former U.S. District Courthouse built in 1909 featuring ornate plaster, copper cage elevator, and 26-ft. ceiling in...

Hilltop Herb Farm

More than 2,000 varieties of herbs from throughout the world are grown in the garden. Workshops, lectures on several facets o...

Jay Gould Private Railroad Car

Jay Gould Private Railroad Car—The "Atalanta" has luxurious interior with four staterooms, lounge, dining room, kitchen, bu...

Texas Country Music Hall of Fame and Tex Ritter Museum

New $2.2 million, 13,000-square foot facility that pays tribute to Texans who have made an indelible mark the country music i...