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Rose Hill Ampitheater

Unique amphitheater is located in natural crater that is 60 feet deep and 300

Henderson, TX Amphitheaters

East Texas Discovery Well

In 1927, Columbus M. "Dad" Joiner believed there was oil in Rusk County. Joiner and an Oklahoma attorney and oil promoter had won and lost two fortunes in oil, and despite nearing age 70, he was beginning another search "without even the proverbial shoestring."

Henderson, TX Oil History

Harmony Hill Ghost Town

Eighteen miles northeast on Texas 43, The Harmony Hill Ghost Town was important trade center known as Nip and Tuck in 1850. Bypassed by railroads, the town declined, and in 1906

Henderson, TX Ghost Towns


Depot Museum and Children's Discovery Center

Restored 1901 Missouri Pacific RR depot houses museum of county history in old waiting room and office. Warehouse portion is hands-on learning center for children 3 to 11. On grounds is 1908 restored "Arnold Outhouse," first in state to receive historical marker. Ornate, gingerbread-style, "

Henderson, TX Museums

Things to do near Henderson, TX

La Calle del Norte

Spanish for "The Street of the North," currently North Street in Nacogdoches, believed to be oldest public thoroughfare in th...

Scarlett O'Hardy's Gone with the Wind Museum

Features one of the largest private collections of memorabilia from this epic story of the Old South. Among the hundreds of i...

Cypress Canoe Tours

Marked boat roads, free canoeing lessons, and detailed trail maps allow you to set your own pace through this primeval wonder...

Angelina National Forest

Town is within the forest boundary. Camping, fishing, hunting, hiking, four-wheeling, canoeing, backpacking, swimming and pic...

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...