101 Governor Hogg Parkway, Quitman Texas 75783
The park is on 27 acres in Wood County, northwest of Tyler
. It is named for James Stephen Hogg, the state's first Texas-born governor who served from 1891 to 1895. The park includes museums housing items which belonged to the Hogg and Stinson families. The Stinson Home was built in 1869 and moved 13 miles to its present location in 1969.
Other Texas State Parks nearby:
(Quitman) Governor Hogg Shrine State Hist. Park
(Pittsburg) Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
(Tatum) Martin Creek Lake State Park
(Eustace) Purtis Creek State Park
06/24 Coming to The Quitman area
Fort Worth Show of Antiques and Art Fort Worth TX March8-9 Formerly the Dolly Johnson Antique Show, this is one of the oldest shows in Texas.
Texas Shakespeare Festival Kilgore TX June27-July28 The Texas Shakespeare Festival employs high caliber actors, designers, and directors from throughout the nation.
Hope Watermelon Festival Hope AR August9-11 Watermelon Olympics, melon judging and auction, watermelon eating contest, seed spitting contest, melon toss, antique engine show, entertainment and SW Arkansas' largest arts and crafts show.
Dallas Greek Food Festival Dallas TX September27-29 The Greek Food Festival supports Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church's
ministries, community outreach, and youth programs.