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Joinerville, Texas

Joinerville, located on Texas 64, approximately six miles west of Henderson, is home to the East Texas Oil Field's Discovery Well, once the largest oil field in the world. Joinerville (previously known as Cyril) was named in honor of a wildcat driller C.M. "Dad" Joiner in 1931. In Pioneer Park, a monument and historical markers honor those oilfield "roughnecks." Also, today Joinerville is part of Texas Forest Region.

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Gaston Museum

When C.M. "Dad" Joiner struck oil here on Oct. 3, 1930, this sparsely populated farming community became a bustling boomtown. Museum is dedicated to the preservation of the area's history and heritage, inviting visitors to step back into the 1930

Joinerville, TX Museums

Things to do near Joinerville, TX

St. Clair Museum of Gladewater

Mementos and artifacts of city's early days. Open Mon. - Fri. 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. at 817 N. Main St....

Old North Church

Believed to be oldest union church in Texas; several denominations worshiped here. First was Baptist service held under a tre...

Big Thicket

Silsbee is located in the Big Thicket National Preserve....

Mission Se-ora de los Dolores de los Ais

Also known as Dolores Mission, was established 1716 by the Domingo Ramon expedition. Abandoned due to French invasion in 1719...

Scenic Drives

Many Forest Service Roads in Sabine National Forest offer exceptional scenery. One excellent route is to Shelbyville via Texa...