This East Texas community offers more than 100 historical markers and medallions, plus several sites listed in the National Register of Historical Places. It is named after U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall. Marshall has the distinction of having had seven sovereign flags—Spain, France, Mexico, the Republic of Texas, the Southern Confederacy, the state of Missouri and the United States. Explore the region's industrial past by visiting historic sawmills, iron ore-furnaces and oil derricks. Learn about African-American communities, churches and cemeteries. Marshall celebrates the visual and performing arts year-round and is the Birthplace of the Boogie Woogie.