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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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Things to do near Hallsville, TX

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...

Exotic Cat Refuge & Wildlife Orphanage

Non-profit reserve offers refuge and rehabilitation to endangered exotic cats and other wildlife. It's a state and federally ...

Calaboose Museum

Under the direction of the Kirbyville Area Heritage Society, the museum contains artifacts, information, and history of local...

Old Rusk Penitentiary Bldg.

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

Caddo Lake Boating

Caddo Lake offers visitors unlimited boating opportunities thanks to the many private and publicly owned marinas and boat ram...