Sawmill Town

The museum offers six educational traveling trunks to be used in classroom settings that explore the history of East Texas and nature. The level of information in each trunk varies, but modifications can be made for grades K – 8. All trunk lessons meet the TEKS!

The trunk provides a glimpse into the lives of families that lived in a sawmilling community. It contains three lessons that touch on everyday occurrences within the community.

Grades: 3rd – 8th

Subjects: English/Language Arts and Reading, Social Studies

The trunk includes the following items: Historic photographs, commissary tokens, jacks, washboard, quilt squares, and more!