News & Events

New exhibits, updated collections, publications and more.

4Apr
2018

Celebrate National Letter Writing Month with The History Center by perusing some of our correspondence collections online.  Arthur Temple, Sr. and Arthur Temple, Jr. corresponded regularly about family and business matters from 1946-1951.  The son kept these copies as a reference and they are available here for use online.   The History...

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29Mar
2018

The History Center will be closed on Friday, March 30 and Saturday, March 31, 2018 in observance of Good Friday and Easter.  We will reopen with regular business hours on Monday, April 2, 2018.  History Center staff wishes our patrons a blessed weekend.

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8Mar
2018

In celebration of International Women's Day, The History Center is proud to highlight its resources that draw attention to the contributions of Angelina County's women throughout the county's history.  Women have contributed to every facet of society in Texas' only county named for a woman and it is our hope that...

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19Feb
2018

In honor of the 73rd anniversary of the Battle for Iwo Jima, The History Center is proud to highlight two local veterans who served during the invasion and occupation of the island during World War II.  Fastrill logging camp native John Powers joined the U.S. Marines in 1943 by giving the recruiter an...

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13Feb
2018

We will be closed Saturday, February 17, 2018 to host a symposium of the East Texas Historical Association. We regret any inconveniences.

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9Feb
2018

The Pine Tree Garden Club Collection Finding Guide is online for use by researchers. Click here to download the PDF.

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7Feb
2018

The newest edition of the Pine Bough magazine is now online.  In the 22nd issue of The Pine Bough Magazine, readers can can enjoy a feature article highlighting Angelina County Churches with a call for donated collections from local religious organizations and a photo essay featuring the Landrum family's photographs from the...

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20Jan
2018

The History Center works with local organizations and government entities to ensure that their records are accesible to researchers today and are preserved for the use of future generations.  The City of Diboll has entrusted the minutes of its City Council meetings to The History Center for preservation and in December 2017, those records were...

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12Jan
2018

The History Center will be closed on Monday, January 15, 2018 in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday.  Regualr business hours will resume on Tuesday, January 16.

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20Dec
2017

The History Center will be closed Friday, December 22, 2017 through Tuesday, December 26, 2017 and Friday, December 29, 2017 through Monday, January 1, 2018 in celebration of the Christmas and New Year's holidays.  We will be open from 8:00-5:00 on Wednesday and Thursday, December 27 and 28, 2017 and will resume normal hours on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.  The staff at The History Center...

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