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Palestine TX  App    Be sure to load the app for Palestine Texas  on your smartphone.. see your app store.   This offers a listing by date of the events along with hotels, restaurants and shops and links to their information.

Palestine Visitors Guide  Online flip book for visitors.

City of Palestine  All City of Palestine connections for Tourism, City Codes, City Council Information, Economic Development and Historic Information.

Main Street Palestine Tx  The historic central busines district is full of 44 blocks of turn of the century buildings.  There is a huge renovation process going on in Palestine.  Currently there are 29 buildings undergoing rehabilitation.   Several have been renovated recently including the Redlands Hotel.   Look at old photos of Palestine on this site.

Museum for East Texas Culture  The museum is located in the John H. Reagan High School in the large city park near downtown.  The many old classrooms show collections ranging from the history of John H. Reagan (a local resident) to High School history including yearbooks and much historical research material for homes and businesses in the county.

Palestine Chamber of Commerce  The Chamber offers a variety of services and information for the visitor.   A very active organization, this Chamber is a leader in the community .. definitely a new and old business's best friend.

Palestine Public Library  offers historical geneology information for decades of Anderson County residents along with historical research material for many subjects including the Norman W. Mollard military history collection.  See the site for opening hours for the Palestine Texas Library.

Texas Art Depot    A full service art gallery and frame shop featuring nationally known and internationall known artists works in canvas, prints, and some original paintings. Texas Art Depot also carries sculpture, Rhythm Clocks, Seiko Musical Clocks, and other collectibles.

Texas State Railroad   The live train rides from Palestine to Rusk and return show the beauty of the scenic countryside while exhibiting the trains as they were at the turn of the century.  Operated by historically uniformed crew the depot, trains and gift store offer an authentic glance into trains of yesteryear.

Art Tracks   Art Tracks is a juried exhibiti featuring outdoor sculptures in prominent Main Street Locations in Palestine.  Art Tracks is a project of the Palesting Main Street Department and Palestine Tomorrow, Inc.  Click the link above to download a pdf file of the Art Tracks Brochure.

Dogwood Trails Celebration  This long-time celebration takes place the last two weekends in March and first weekend in April.  Enjoy the delicate beauty of the dogwood trees in Davey Dogwood Park and the surrounding area.  Activities are scheduled each weekend to compliment the Celebration, including the Dogwood Trails Festival, the first weekend. 

Entertainment & Goods

Texas Community Theater  The crown jewel Historic Main Street Palestine, the ongoing restoration continues.  It is home to a very active community theater group offering live productions throughout the year.  The restored neon light on the front of the building is a bright beacon during show time.

The Pint & Barrel Drafthouse is a great stop for casual food fare and a variety of beers and wine in a vintage setting.  Other shops, restaurant and bar are in the Old Town Palestine area on 302 E. Crawford.

Oxbow Bakery and Antiques.  One of the best pies in the world!!  Stop in Tues - Saturday for pie and antiques or a light lunch.  Located in Old Town at 303 E. Crawford. 

MaryJean's Boutique by Artifacts is a delightful collage of boutique clothing, gifts and garden items.  Located in the Redlands Historic Inn on the first floor, one will be entertained with colorful and unusual merchandise.

Redfire Grille is also located in the Redlands building.   Chef Christian Mailloux serves  a beautiful dinner in a lovely setting.   The Restaurant and its staff stands ready to give you a first class experience which will keep you coming back again and again.    

Duncan Depot  Antiques is an excellent  store in the downtown area.  Loads of furniture, interesting collectables, glassware and memoriabilia await your leisurely visit.   The restored building is fascinating.  Be sure to ask about the restoration project complete a few years ago.   106 W Main St

Granny Muffin Wines is a delightful downtown brewed winery next to our building.  You will enjoy fine art in a gallery setting along with gourmet items and wine accessories.  Be sure to say hi to Granny!

 

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