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All Tours: 5

Tour curated by: Jeffrey L. Littlejohn | 17 Locations

Walker County is a scenic, sprawling territory of 801 square miles located in the southeastern region of Texas. Situated along the edge of the Coastal Plain, the county lies roughly 100 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico and midway between the…

Tour curated by: Amy Bertsch | 12 Locations

Follow "Ballad Hunter" John Avery Lomax (1867-1948) on his travels through East Texas as he searched prison yards and company towns for authentic folk songs. Between 1933 and 1940, Lomax toured the American South collecting songs shared by tradition…

Tour curated by: Elizabeth Neucere | 4 Locations

This tour presents the numerous prisons and prison-related sites in East Texas.

Tour curated by: The East Texas History Team | 7 Locations

During the Great Depression of the 1930s, President Franklin D. Roosevelt created a series of New Deal programs intended to bring relief to millions of impoverished Americans. This tour highlights the profound impact that the New Deal had in East…

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