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Karnack, Texas

Karnack lies just off Texas 43 in Harrison County, adjacent to Caddo Lake State Park. The town was probably named for the ancient city of Karnak, Egypt. There's a modern note in Karnack, Texas. Rockets roaring into space use fuel made here by the Thikol Chemical Corp.

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Birthplace of Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson

Constructed of bricks made by slaves, the birthplace of former First Lady (born Claudia Taylor) is a handsome two-story structure on sloping hill. Built before the Civil War, it was family home of T. J. Taylor, well-known merchant; 2.7 miles southwest on Texas 43

Karnack, TX Historic Sites

Caddo Lake State Park

480 acres beside Caddo Lake; an area once occupied by Caddo Indians, a tribe quite advanced in civilization. Camping areas, trailer sites, cabins, fishing, swimming, boating, hiking, nature trails and interpretive center. Two miles north off Texas 43

Karnack, TX State Parks

Things to do near Karnack, TX

Regional Arts Center

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

Lake Forest Park

Fifty-five acres administered by City of Henderson with swimming pool, picnic areas, miniature golf, playgrounds, carousel. ...

Mill Ridge Golf Club

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days...

T. C. Lindsey & Co.

Part old-fashioned general store, part museum, this establishment offers a wide variety of merchandise as well as nostalgia. ...