- 1997 -
Dallas, TX - A group of TXGenWeb Project coordinators meet
for lunch during the National Genealogical Conference in
Dallas, TX. This
picture of Mike Bashum and Mary Love Berryman was
taken as we gathered to go to lunch
- 1998 -
Leigh Compton took pictures of the next meeting.
- 1999 - Tyler, TX
by Leigh Compton.
- April 29, 2000
- Lancaster, TX - Pictures
by Betsy Mills at Cedar Valley College. Pictures
by Leigh Compton.
- April 2001 - Atlanta, TX -
- June 28, 2003 - Austin, TX
- April 3, 2004 -
Dallas, TX -
- 2005 - Galveston
by Cynthia Samples
- 2006 - Lancaster,
- 2007 - Austin,
- 2008 - Wichita
- 2009 - Conroe,
Montgomery Co., TX
- 2010 - Waco,
- 2011 - Paris,
- 2012 - Tyler, TX
- 2013 - Plano, TX
- 2014 - -Nacogdoches, TX
- 2015 - -Georgetown, TX
- 2017 - Fort Worth, TX
- 2018 - Waxahachie, TX
Things To Do In Palestine, TX
Palestine Public Library
2000 S Loop 256 Palestine, TX
512 N John St Palestine, TX
Brochure in your Welcome Packet
78th Dogwood Trails Celebration
Davey Dogwood Park
5 mile drive of 200 acres scenic dogwoods in bloom. Open 9 to 5
each day. Free
The Museum for East Texas Culture
400 Micheau Ave. Palestine, TX
Nightly Concerts of "Good Old Mountain Music"
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights
6:45 - 10:00pm
Check out the Dulcimer Contest website for more information.
(note: The museum is not handicap friendly and is not open for tours during the Dulcimer Festival)
Palestine Visitor Center
825 Spring St. Palestine, TX
Located in a restored railroad depot more than
120 years old, the Center offers travel literature
which includes state and regional materials,
maps of the city and surrounding area, a self-
guided tour of Palestine and information on
events and accommodations. Informational
brochures and personal assistance for tourists
are available during business hours.
WALKING & DRIVING TOURS
Enjoy a drive through one of the historic
neighborhoods, step back in time on a self-
guided downtown walking tour and embrace in
the architecture of the historic churches.
To arrange a tour, contact the public relations
officer at 903-723-0271
Historic Anderson County Jail
For tours, contact 903-373-8158
Downtown Historic District
Visit the historic buildings in the downtown area,
many are antique and retail shops.
Granny Muffin Wines
301 W. Oak St in Historic Downtown, Palestine TX
Open till 8:00 on Friday and Saturday.
Granny Muffin Wines is custom winery making
small batches of many different varieties of wine.
The wine is fermented, aged and bottled
downstairs in the winery, while the tasting room
and retail area is located upstairs in the Texas Art
Depot Gallery. There are over 25 different
varietal wines to choose from, as well as, gift
items, sculptures, and wine totes. Cheese and
sausages are available to enjoy with your wine.
The winery is also available for small private
functions and Granny Muffin has special
evenings celebrating food and wine pairings.
Tour map is in the Welcome packet.
Set among the beautiful pines and dogwood
trees, Palestine, Texas, is a graceful and
romantic city where Victorian homes and bed &
breakfasts are neighbors of modern hotels and
restaurants. Large magnolia trees and white
columns welcome you to this gateway of a
bygone era. Over 1,800 historical sites grace
Palestine, second only to Galveston.
Lakeview Methodist Conference Center
400 Private Road Palestine, TX
Situated in one of the most scenic settings in
Texas, located 10 miles South of Palestine in the
East Texas timber region, 1300 acres includes
numerous quiet and scenic points along with
lodging and meeting facilities for up to 1,000
Old Town Palestine
Crawford St Downtown Palestine, TX
A Collection of shops, and entertainment area.
Walk along Wells Creek in Sawmill Hollow, have
a leisure lunch at The Ranch House. Shop till
you drop in Old Town Mercantile. Drop by
Shelton Gin for light refreshment.
Located at Crockett Road and Reagan Street
Large public park established in 1911 named for
John H. Reagan a Palestine resident pioneer
Postmaster General of the Confederacy U.S.
Senator among many public offices he held.
Established in 1911 from a tract of land known
as Micheaux Woods. Bandstand was built in
1976 for the U.S. Bicentennial with funds raised
by the Chamber of Commerce. Park now has a
children's playground (funded by Palestine Junior
Service League) walking & biking trails ,tennis
court and Museum for East Texas Culture.
Texas Smokehause and Vineyard
2442 ACR 2133, Palestine, TX
Located five and a half miles from the traffic
circle, Texas Vineyard and Smokehaus is a place
where friends and neighbors gather to have fun.
The building has a tasting room and balcony for
friends and neighbors to come enjoy some of the
fine Texas wines, appetizers and entertainment.
Personalized labels and shipping are available.
The Texas State Railroad
789 Park Rd Palestine, TX
The Polar Express™
Train Ride, The Lone Ranger®, The Little Engine
That Could™ Rail Tour, & Day Out With