Historic Sites

Durst-Taylor Home
Rail Road Depot
Sterne-Hoya House
Zion Hill Church

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Nacogdoches Historic Sites are open to the public!

The Historic Sites Department is dedicated to preserving local history and sponsors a wide range of activities that help bring history alive for the City of Nacogdoches. Our staff stays busy ensuring the preservation of four city owned historic buildings. Each one is unique and an important part of Nacogdoches history.

  • Sterne-Hoya House and Library: Wednesday-Saturday 10am-4pm

  • Durst-Taylor House and Gardens: Wednesday-Saturday 10am-4pm

  • Nacogdoches Railroad Depot: Thursday-Saturday 10am-4pm

Visits to Nacogdoches Historic Sites are FREE!
The Historic Sites Department offers tours of three of the buildings during open hours, annual programs designed for the whole family, limited research assistance and many educational opportunities for teachers and the public. We truly believe our historic properties are wonderful tools to teach children and adults about the rich history we have here in Nacogdoches. We would love for you to come visit!
Call 936-560-4441 or email amoev@nactx.us to schedule a group tour!

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Get Involved by Volunteering

Looking for a way to get involved? The Historic Sites Department is always looking for volunteers. Whether you would like to help maintain the heirloom gardens, give tours at one of the museums, or help behind the scenes with cataloging and photographing there is a place for you. Contact the Historic Sites Department for more information.