News & Events

New exhibits, updated collections, publications and more.

17Jun
2022

The History Center will be closed Monday, June 20, 2022 in honor of the Juneteenth Holiday.  We will resume normal opening hours on Tuesday, June 21 at 8:00 a.m. Happy Juneteenth from the History Center!

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28Feb
2022

The History Center invites you to a book signing for Jonathan Gerland's BOGGY SLOUGH: A Forest, a Family, and a Foundation for Land Conservation, a new book published by Texas A & M University Press. WHEN: Tuesday, March 8 from 5:30 to 7:00 in the evening. WHERE: The History Center, 102 N. Temple Dr., Diboll. Books are hardback...

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14Feb
2022

The History Center is constantly updating the online collections with new acquistions and newly digitized collections.  One collection recently updated is the collection of school annuals.  Over 115 annuals are available in the School Publications section of our website.  Newest annuals include editions of the Lufkin High School Fang and the Lufkin Junior...

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2Feb
2022

The History Center welcomed Dr. Perky Beisel's Collections Management class on February 1, 2022 for a tour of the facility and an overview of the history of the Center and our mission.  We enjoyed their visit and look forward to following their careers as future public historians.  

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1Feb
2022

Follow The History Center on Facebook to learn more about our collections and activities.  In the last few weeks we have featured the Pine Bough Restaurant, Latane Temple and his art collection, particularly a painting of the Diboll Sawmill by Robert Bussabarger, International Holocaust Remembrance Day, and H.G. Temple School - as our...

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25Jan
2022

The History Center is happy to announce the development of a new Facebook page.  We hope to use it to let our patrons and friends know about events, share collections and photographs, and engage our community with their local history.  Please visit our page, like, follow, and share it with your friends!

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12Jan
2022

The History Center will be closed on Monday, January 17, 2022 in honor of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.  Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, January 18, 2022.

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20Dec
2021

The History Center will be closed December 23-27 for Christmas and December 31-January 3 for the New Year Holiday.  Regular hours will resume December 28-30 and January 4, 2022.  The History Center staff wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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9Dec
2021

The History Center is delighted to welcome Allison Hearne of Diboll to the staff as Office Manager/Archival Assistant. She began her duties last month and brings a wealth of knowledge and skills to the position and is already taking an active part in our mission of collecting, preserving, and making available our history....

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22Nov
2021

The History Center will be closed on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25, 2021 in observance of the Thanksgiving holidays.  Regular hours will resume on Monday, November 29, 2021.  History Center staff wishes everyone a happy and blessed holiday.  

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