This area is rich in historic sites and buildings. The Red River County Historical Society owns 19th-century homes and the Red River County Jail Museum, which usually are open during local events (903/427-2645). The home of Col. Charles DeMorse, the "Father of Texas Journalism," is in the National Register of Historic Places (115 E. Comanche St.). Sam Houston Park on F.M. 410 has markers commemorating the site of Sam Houston's entry into Texas. The area also is known as the eastern "Wild Turkey Capital of Texas."

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