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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; restored in 1721 and became headquarters for Zacatecan missions in East Texas. Abandoned 1773

San Augustine, TX Missions

El Camino Real

Spanish for the Royal Highway, also called Old San Antonio Road, the first "interstate" (actually international) highway system in North America. In this area Texas 21 follows the old route laid out about 1690

San Augustine, TX History

Old Town Well

Dug to a depth of 27 feet by slave labor in 1860, the old town well supplied citizens as well as travelers on El Camino Real (The Royal Highway)

San Augustine, TX Artifacts

Angelina National Forest

Nearest entrance about 11 miles south on Texas 147

San Augustine, TX National Attractions

Sabine National Forest

Nearest entrance about five miles east on F.M. 353

San Augustine, TX Natural Attractions

Things to do near San Augustine, 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...

Scenic Drives

Beautiful hill, forest and lake scenery both north and south on U.S. 69; also along F.M. 747 and F.M. 2138 (neither shown on ...

Jay Gould Private Railroad Car

Jay Gould Private Railroad Car—The "Atalanta" has luxurious interior with four staterooms, lounge, dining room, kitchen, bu...

Icehouse Museum and Cultural Center, Inc.

Museum features memorabilia of Hardin County and city. In historic building that was once an ice plant, the museum also featu...

Historic Upshur Museum

General history museum in 1925-vintage Gilmer Post Office building on courthouse square. Chronological exhibits including Cad...