Corsicana Travel Guide

  • Navarro County Court House
    Navarro County Court House
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  • Pioneer Village
    Pioneer Village
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    Temple Beth El
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  • Temple Beth-el

    This temple has unique onion dome architecture and is a Corsicana landmark. It ws the location of the first synagogue in Navarro County..

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  • The State National Bank

    The State National Bank was originally built in 1917 and was moved in 1926 to its current location. Over the years the bank became instrumental in the growth of the city and the surrounding areas..

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  • Collin Street Bakery

    Collin Street Bakery is the home of the original deluxe fruitcake. The bakery is open 7 days a week serving pastries, cakes, cookies, pies and their well known fruit cakes. We got a selection of various slices, cookies etc and my god, they were good. More like the NZ/Aussie bakeries that I am used to.

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  • First United Methodist Church

    The first picture of the church showed a wooden building dating back to 1870. Because there was no railway, timber had to be hauled from Houston and Groesbeck to build the $4,000 church. A storm blew the 125ft steeple off the church and it was replaced, however another storm hit and again tore the steeple off. In 1896 the current large gothic...

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  • Historic Homes

    There are many beautiful old homes in Corsicana dating back over 100 years. Set in tree lines streets with old rambling gardens, driving through some of these areas you will see some of the loveliest architecture in Texas. Governor's Drive, Mills Place, the Carriage District, are just some of the delightful areas of this city. This one to my...

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  • Jose Antonio Navarro

    Jose Antonio Navarro signed the Texas Declaration of Independence and was one of the framers of the Constitution of the Republic. Born in San Antonio in 1795 he also served in the Republic of Texas Congress and the Constitutional Convention in 1845. Navarro County was named in his honour. His statue sits outside the Navarro County Courthouse..

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Corsicana Transportation

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    by keeweechic Updated Dec 16, 2002

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    By Car Corsicana in Navarro County is located just 60 miles southeast of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex and 50 miles northeast of Waco and 185 miles north of Houston. Some of the major highways that go through Corsicana are US 287, IH 45 and TX 31.
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    By Rail : Corsicana is also a centrally located rail hub for major rail lines.

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Corsicana Off The Beaten Path

  • Richland Chambers Reservoir

    This lake covers 44,752-acres of the Chambers and Richland Creeks. Located just off of Interstate 45 when you are driving from Corsicana through to Palestine. The reservoir was built in the late 1980s and is the 3rd Largest Inland Lake. There are public boat ramps, marinas, and a lakeside campground. The lake is deep enough for sailing and for...

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  • ENNIS

    Ennis is about 15 mins north of Corsicana. There is a lot of Czech culture in Ennis which you can find in the restaurants and antique stores. The Railroad and Cultural Heritage Museum houses memorabilia from the days when Ennis was the hub for Houston and Texas Central Railroad. Items include a 1897 edition of the Book of Rules for train operators,...

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  • WACO

    The Suspension Bridge was built in 1870 as a pedestrian and wagon crossing bridge. It became the vital route by which much of the great Western movement passed, including the Chisholm Trail. It is in use today as pedestrian crossing of Brazos River. Waco is about 50 miles south west of Corsicana.

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