News & Events

New exhibits, updated collections, publications and more.

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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11Dec
2017

The History Center staff would like to invite members of the public to the annual Christmas Open House on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Join us as we celebrate the season with refreshments and fellowship.

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7Dec
2017

On this, the 76th anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor, The History Center remembers Huntington, Angelina County native USAF Staff Sergeant Doyle Kimmey, who was posthumously award the Distinguished Service Cross for "extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy while serving with 19th Transportation Squadron, 24th Division, in...

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21Nov
2017

The History Center will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24, 2017 and will reopen at 9:00 on Saturday, November 25 for regular business hours.  The History Center is grateful for all of its patrons and friends and wishes everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving.  

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