Our Town

Singletary Memorial Library in Rusk, Tx

Story time: every Thursday at 11:15 a.m.

Librarian will read a book(s), followed by an activity (coloring, etc.) and snacks!

Summer reading program from June-July

Texas State Railroad in Rusk, Tx

Located 3 miles west of Rusk, off of Highway 84. Many seasonal events each year, including:

The Lone Ranger

Thomas the train

The Polar Express

and more!

Also has fishing, and camping facilities, along with a small playground.

Heritage Center of Cherokee County Museum in Rusk, Tx

Just off the courthouse square. Free to the public. Lots of historical information about Cherokee County, interesting exhibits.

The Rusk Footbridge

Just off the courthouse square, first built in 1861, it is believed to be the longest footbridge in the nation at 546 feet long.

Jim Hogg City Park

Located 2 miles east of Rusk off of Highway 84 and Fire Tower Road.

offers historical information, playgroung equipment, and a covered picnic area.

Butler Park

South Main Street, the original site of  Rusk College founded in 1894. Several flights of stairs with a historical marker.