News & Events

New exhibits, updated collections, publications and more.

1Jul
2021

The History Center will be closed on Monday, July 5 in honor of the Independence Day holiday.  Regular hours (Monday to Friday, 8:00 to 5:00) will resume on Tuesday, July 6.  The History Center wishes everyone a safe and festive 4th of July.

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1Jun
2021

As of June 1, 2021, The History Center is happy to announce there are no longer any restrictions for visitors to our facilities.  COVID-19 restrictions that limited the number of guests have been lifted and staff is happy to welcome all vistors and researchers to explore our exhibits and collections.  As always,...

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28May
2021

The History Center will be closed on Monday May 31, 2021 in observance of Memorial Day. 

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29Mar
2021

April 2021 COVID-19 Operations Update: Beginning Monday, April 5, 2021, The History Center will be open to a limited capacity of 8 visitors at a time, and the reading room will be limited to 3 researchers at a time. We continue to ask that all visitors wear a mask. Appointments are no longer necessary (while abiding to the limits),...

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8Mar
2021

In celebration of International Women's Day, The History Center is celebrating committee member, patron, and friend Ellen Temple and her documentary film "Citizens at Last: Texas Women Fight for the Vote," which premiers on Austin PBS on March 19 and will be available to watch online and through their streaming platforms after broadcast.  Using...

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5Mar
2021

The 25th edition of The Pine Bough, published in December 2020, is now online. Readers can download the entire issue as a PDF at this link.  

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2Mar
2021

In celebration of Black History Month 2021, The History Center will draw attention to several of its collections that help to tell the story of African Americans in Angelina and the surrounding counties.  After a hiatus due to weather, we continue by highlighting collections that focus on local African American businesses and churches.  First...

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16Feb
2021

Due to the inclement weather, The History Center will be closed until it is safe for staff to travel, at least through Thursday, February 18.  Check back here for more information.  If you have any questions, please email info@TheHistoryCenterOnline.com and staff will check messages and answer queries in the order they are...

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8Feb
2021

In celebration of Black History Month 2021, The History Center will draw attention to several of its collections that help to tell the story of African Americans in Angelina and the surrounding counties. The second featured topic is African American education and schools. For the African American communities in Diboll and the surrounding areas, the local...

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1Feb
2021

In celebration of Black History Month 2021, The History Center will draw attention to several of its collections that help to tell the story of African Americans in Angelina and the surrounding counties.   For the first feature, staff has chosen to highlight oral history interviews that have allowed African Americans to tell their...

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