Newton County Texas
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Chamber of Commerce
History Center , Museum
Historical Commission Musuems
Newton County News
Newton, TX 75966
THE SAM HOUSTON
REGIONAL LIBRARY AND RESEARCH CENTER
A part of the State Archives Division of the Texas State Library, it serves as the
Regional Depository for Southeast Texas which is defined as the ten counties of Chambers,
Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Newton, Orange, Polk, San Jacinto, and Tyler.
Primarily a research facility for the general public, the Center collects items that
document the history of Southeast Texas. Its holdings include local government
records, manuscripts, artifacts, books, maps, photographs, oral history tapes, newspaper,
microfilms and archives of individuals, families, businesses and social organizations.
Shelby County is not included in this, this is a great resource for genealogy research.
Your library can interloan any of the above counties records that are available.
Please check with your local librarian.
For more information call 409-336-8821 or write P. O. Box 310 Liberty,
The center is located 3 miles north of Liberty on FM 1011, off of State Highway
146. It is open to the public, Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM and
Saturday, 9:00AM to 4:00 PM. Additional hours are available for groups by
appointment. Group tours must be made two weeks in advance. Free admission.
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WE NEED YOUR HELP!
TXGenWeb Project needs your records.
Please submit anything which maybe of value to other researchers:
Bible records, marriage records, wills, pension records, land records, death and obituary
records, photos, and old letters. County, community, church, and school histories. Your
help in helping other researchers is vital to
the success of the TXGenWeb Project.
Jane Sanford-Hogan Keppler with your
Do you enjoy "surfing"
the TXGenWeb county websites and have a few extra hours
available each month? Then contact
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05 June 2012