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Historical Sites and Museums

Harrison County Historical Museum
Located in the 1901 historic courthouse, this museum offers a deep dive into the local history, culture, and architectural significance of the courthouse itself.

Michelson Museum of Art
Home to the works of Russian-American artist Leo Michelson, as well as other American and European artists, offering a unique cultural experience.

Texas & Pacific Railway Museum
A must-visit for train enthusiasts, this museum showcases the history of the Texas and Pacific Railway with exhibits of artifacts, photographs, and model trains.
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Outdoor Activities

Wonderland of Lights
Marshall is renowned for its spectacular Christmas festival, the Wonderland of Lights. This event transforms the city into a dazzling holiday spectacle with millions of lights, ice skating, and carriage rides.

Fire Ant Festival
Held annually in October, this quirky festival celebrates the fire ant with a variety of fun activities, including a fire ant calling contest, parade, and more.


Marshall Pottery
Visit one of the largest pottery producers in the country, where you can shop for beautiful handcrafted pottery and even watch potters at work.

Historic Downtown Marshall
Stroll through the historic downtown area, which boasts antique shops, boutiques, and restaurants set in beautifully preserved buildings. Don't miss the chance to enjoy a live performance at the Marshall Civic Center or the historic Marshall Grand.
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Lakes and State Parks

Caddo Lake State Park
Just a short drive from Marshall, Caddo Lake offers boating, fishing, canoeing, and hiking opportunities in a beautiful natural setting with unique cypress trees and Spanish moss.

Starr Family Home State Historic Site
Explore the historic home and gardens of the Starr family, which provides insight into life in Texas during the 19th century.

Recreational Parks

East Texas Baptist University’s Ornelas Spiritual Life Center - The center features a lovely park and pond that are perfect for a peaceful walk or picnic.

City of Marshall Parks
The city maintains several parks that offer playgrounds, walking trails, sports facilities, and picnic areas for family-friendly outdoor activities.

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