The best way to connect to East Texas’ past is by an excursion through one of its historic districts, a tour of one of the historic homes that are open to the public, or by setting out on an adventure in search of historic sites and markers. Whether you want to explore East Texas history in historic downtown Nacogdoches, take a tour in Jefferson, or take a scenic drive through East Texas, MY ETX is a great source for East Texas history and your personal tour guide for discovering the area’s past. The history of East Texas holds the last of what is considered the furthermost westward area of the Deep South. Many believe this is what sets East Texas apart from the rest of the Lone Star State. MY ETX has the key to unlock history, and will take you back in time and show you how Texas began in the Pineywoods.