Heritage Village

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Experience life in the extensive and accurate Heritage Village, displaying pioneer history in East Texas in the 1800s. Visit the blacksmith shop, railroad depot, livery stable, and log cabins. Demonstrations provide insight into life at the time for learners. There are special events throughout the year to visit, too. For groups interested in genealogy, the village’s library has genealogy information covering most of the United States. 

Contact Info:
Address: 157 Private Road 6000, Woodville, TX 75979. Tyler County. Tel: 409-283-2272. Web: www.heritage-village.org. Email: hvillagemuseum@att.net. Hrs: Mon.-Fri. 9AM-3PM, Sat.-Sun. 9AM-5PM.

Trip Info:
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Guided Activities, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours. Cost: Fee. 
 
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies.  
 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Living History Lesson Plan

Two hundred thousand Civil War soldiers were boys no older than 16, and an estimated 300 women were brave enough to disguise themselves as men and fight in the war. The average soldier weighed only 145 pounds due to poor diet, long marches, disease, and tough living, and earned about $15 per month more. ... Continue