Located in a vast timber area, Hemphill is a gateway to the immense Toledo Bend Reservoir (see CENTER). The four-cell county jail on the town square still has gallows in place. The Great East Texas Outdoor Fest in March features the scenic beauty and recreation opportunities in the area.

Other events include the Milam Settlers Day in November, Gaines-Oliphint Pioneer Trade Day in April and The Lions Club Christmas Parade and Lighting of the Courthouse Square in December.

Open 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tue.-Thu.

1555 Worth St.


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