Category: Area Attractions
Nestled in the rolling hills of east Texas, Panola Orchard & Gardens is a family owned and operated farm in De Berry, TX just a short 25 minute drive from Marshall. Offering strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, peaches, plums and a variety of vegetables. The farm “u-pick” blackberry, blueberry and strawberry fields where you can pick your own! Open seasonally, check their website for details.
Resting on the rolling wooded 95-acre of the Lane Ranch, in northwestern Harrison County, the vineyard and surrounding grounds are being slowly and carefully developed with the couple’s signature – love & grace.
Take a trail ride at Karma Farms and enjoy a great horse, the lovely views, bird song, wildflowers, wildlife and our pastures filled with colorful Colonial Spanish Horses. Or book a lesson and see if learning new riding skills is for you. Kids and seniors welcome. Call to make a reservation today!
Anchored by the impressive 1901 Historic Harrison County Court House, downtown Marshall boasts shopping, dining, lofts, air b&b’s, museums, a performing arts center, meeting spaces, historic homes and buildings and a whole lotta southern charm!
Just 13 miles from Marshall and only a short 3.5 miles from Bear Creek you’ll find yourself at Enoch’s Stomp. With 90 acres of rolling hills and 12 acres of grape vines you’ll feel as though you’ve been swept away to wine country! Enjoy dinner, live music, tours, tastings and more at this treasure in East Texas!
The Service & Sacrifice: Harrison County at War museum is a tribute to the soldiers of Harrison County. It includes Conflict information from both the War Front and Home Front perspective.
The Michelson Museum of Art is a museum in Marshall, Texas that was founded to house the works of the Latvian-American artist Leo Michelson. Michelson feared that if he donated his works to a large museum that they would largely be placed in storage. Galleries also feature local, regional, state and national artists and instillations throughout the year. Let the little one’s imagination run wild in the Discovery Room!
Marshall, Texas is called “the Birthplace of Boogie Woogie” because Marshall is at the center of the geographical area where one of the most revolutionary and influential developments in American music took place.In the 1930’s historians compiled oral histories and interviews indicating that Boogie Woogie piano originated in the Piney Woods of northeast Texas. Research first published in 2004 by Dr. John Tennison shows that the music emerged in the 1870′s, in close proximity to the Texas & Pacific Railroad, which established its headquarters in Marshall in 1872.
Starr Family Home State Historic Site is a 3.1-acre historical site operated by the Texas Historical Commission in downtown Marshall, Texas. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. The museum was made a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark in 1986.