News & Events

New exhibits, updated collections, publications and more.

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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18Nov
2017

As part of The History Center's mission to make historical collections available for research, staff is always working to digitize items of interest and offer them for download on our website.  Local high school yearbooks and annuals are some of our most popular collections and staff is diligently working to make those available...

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9Nov
2017

In honor of the Veteran's Day Holiday, The History Center will be closed on Friday, November 12 and Saturday, November 11, 2017.  Regular business hours will resume on Monday, November 13, 2017.  Staff at The History Center would like to thank our veterans for their service to our country and honors their sacrifices. 

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6Nov
2017

Staff at The History Center has been diligently adding more digital collections to our online resources.  Some collections of note: Records from the Burke Center, including newsletters, board meeting minutes, and annual reports, Diboll City Council Meeting Minutes, Lufkin High School Panther Growls from 1959 and 1960, and correspondence between Arthur Temple, Sr. and...

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2Sep
2017

The History Center will be closed on Monday, September 4, 2017 in observance of the Labor Day holiday.  We will resume normal operating hours on Tuesday, September 5. 

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1Sep
2017

The History Center and the T.L.L. Temple Memorial Library are proud to be partnering with Humanities Texas, the Museum of East Texas, Kurth Memorial Library, Angelina College, Texas Forestry Museum, Angelina County Historical Commission, and the Angelina County Genealogical Society at the East Texas History Harvest on September 16, 2017.  From 10:00 a.m to 3:00...

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23Aug
2017

Seven members of the 1959 PONY Grad Wolrd Championship team visited The History Center as part of their reunion weekend on August 22, 2017.  Former first baseman Bobby Ramsey, third from left in the first photo, holds the trophy he earned as part of the team, which he donated to The History Center as part of...

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15Aug
2017

This week, as all of Angelina County and East Texas support Lufkin's Southwest Regional Champions in their bid to win the Little League World Series, The History Center is remembering another team of local World Series Champs.  Lufkin's PONY Grad team won the world series in August 1959 during a tournament in...

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