407 West Travis St, Marshall Texas 75670
The park features the 150-year history of the Starr family in Texas and four generations of construction and adaptations to the site from the late 19th to the late 20th centuries.
Rosemont became the home of James Harper and Harriet Johnson Starr in 1870. Maplecroft, the centerpiece of the complex, was built from 1870 to 1871 by James Harper Starr's son, James Franklin Starr. The Starr-Blake home was built in the early 20th century for Ruth Starr (Blake). The Starr family continued to occupy the estate until it became a state park in 1985.
There are guided and self-guided tours of the three homes, as well as special Christmas and spring tours.
Other Texas State Parks nearby:
(Karnack) Caddo Lake State Park
(Pittsburg) Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
(Tatum) Martin Creek Lake State Park
(Marshall) Starr Family State Historical Park
09/26 Coming to The Marshall area
Louisiana Peach Fest Ruston LA June21-22 The fun begins on Friday in Ruston’s historic Railroad Park at 6:30 p.m. with Dixie Tradition, followed by a return festival appearance by Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band at 8:30 p.m.
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.