MUSEUM WITH A MISSION
The Heritage Center of Cherokee County in Rusk is on a mission to acquire, preserve, and display artifacts of historical importance to the Forest Trail Region county of Cherokee. Exhibits include an interpretive display of the local timber industry, artifacts on the Civil War and World War ll, objects that once belonged to former Texas Governor Hogg, an extensive collection of arrowheads and Caddo Indian artifacts gathered from the area, and the bread delivery box of driver M.M. Troublefield from Rusk’s Betty Lue Bread City Bakery. The museum works in association with the Cherokee County Historical Commission preserving the county’s history as well as its pre-statehood past. Learn more about the museum’s quarterly events by giving them a call or checking out their page on Facebook.
Heritage Center of Cherokee County
Saturday, 11 a.m.- 3 p.m and Sunday 1 p.m.-5 p.m.
Weekdays by appointment.