Your Ticket to
East Texas Heritage
Syrup Festival
Second Saturday in November

The Sweetest Festival in Texas!
The Festival Centered around Old-Time
Syrup Making with
Folk Arts, Antique

Tractors & Cars,
Arts and Crafts, Shopping Vendors and Musical Entertainment.

Rusk County Historical Commission

The Texas Legislature set up the system of county historical commissions(CHC) to assist local commissioners courts and the Texas Historical Commission(THC) in the preservation of each county's historic and cultural resources.
Its mission is to protect and preserve the County's historic and prehistoric resources for the use, education, enjoyment and economic benefit of present and future generations.

Rusk County Historical Commission Office

Lisa McConnell, Co-Chairman
Mike Young, Co-Chairman
Tracy Allen, Vice Chairman

John R Dulin, Marker Chairman

The office is open on Wednesdays
   1:30 - 4:00 p.m.

Please Donate

The Rusk County Historical Commission Building Project needs your help. This is for the replacement of the research and archives center due to the deterioration of the existing building and for the ever growing collection of Rusk County Historical and Genealogical information. 
If you are needing genealogical information for family research or Rusk County history we have a cabin full of information.