Chartered in 1847, Tyler was named for President John Tyler. The city has a diversified economy based on oil, manufacturing and agriculture. A famous product is the Tyler rosebush.
Tyler is the site of Texas College, Univeristy of Texas at Tyler, and Tyler Junior College, home of "Apache Belles," a famous precision dance-drill team.
Visitors enjoy the Azalea and Spring Flower Trail in late March and early April. The features include eight mile driving and walking tours boasting a variety of spring flowers. Events include a historic homes tour, fun run, quilt show, arts and crafts and much more. Don't miss the Hudnall Planetarium on the TJC campus. The observatory is open during the school year for specific showtimes. The East Texas Fair is held for six days in late September and draws thousands of visitors. There is an outstanding livestock event including a large variety of beef and dairy cattle, ponies, swine and sheep as well as industrial displays and midway attractions. The Texas Rose Festival is the third week in October and attracts thousands to the floral gala. The Festival includes the Queen's coronation, the rose show as well as a parade and tours to rose nurseries. Most events are held at the Municipal Rose Garden. Admission applies to some events.
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