Local history museums are in the state of Texas.
From the THC Blog
After a devastating fire gutted 95 percent of the historic Newton County Courthouse, a full restoration with assistance from the Texas Legislature and the Texas Historic Courthouse Preservation Program has helped the courthouse reassume its place as the centerpiece of the community.
With its pathways illuminated by twinkling lights and glowing candles, Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site welcomed visitors for an evening celebration with activities including a nighttime cannon firing by the Brazoria Militia, tours of the 1800s plantation house, and more.
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