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In Corsicana:

3D Communications Museum

Catch a glimpse of the past in this extensive collection of Western Electric products. Electrical inventions throughout history including communications equipment, vacuum cleaners, sewing machines, dishwashers and more.

Bancroft Pecan House

The Green Tree Pecans Co. owned by Dennis and Kim Bancroft is located in Powell, TX. We would like to invite you to come and visit us at the Bancroft Pecan House. It’s a unique shopping experience.

College Park Mall

This indoor mall features specialty shops, restaurants, services, and special events.

Collin Street Bakery

Home of the Original Deluxe Fruitcake, the is open seven days a week serving pastries, cakes, cookies, pies, and, of course, fruitcakes. For more information call 1-800-248-3366.

Cook Arts, Science and Technology Center

Located adjacent to campus, is a multi-faceted facility featuring the largest planetarium dome in Texas (60 feet), with a seating capacity of 200 people and a spacious exhibit area.

Dee's Place

Founded in 1905 as Hashop’s, this nostalgic diner is one of the oldest continually operated soda fountains in Texas. Locals gather daily for the friendly atmosphere and tasty treats.

Downtown Antiques

Corsicana’s historic is also well known to antique lovers as a center for many antique shops and stores. Browse the brick-lined streets for treasures from days gone by.

Factory Stores of America

With quality merchandise for all family members at discount prices, the Factory Outlet Mall features Van Heusen Clothing, Banister Shoes, Vanity Fair Clothing, and Easy Spirit Outlet.

Historic Homes

Corsicana has many beautiful homes, many of them dating back over 100 years. Governors Drive, Mills Place, the Carriage District, and many more beautiful areas of the city are home to some of the most beautiful architecture in Texas.

Lefty Frizell Museum

True monument to the famed country singer of the 1950’s hits “If you’ve Got the Money, Honey, I’ve Got the Time” and “Always Late.” See the life-size bronze statue of Lefty and a collection of his furniture, music, photographs and western suits from the famous Nudies Western Tailor.

Navarro Mills Lake

Operated by the Corps of Engineers, Navarro Mills Lake features campsites, public beaches, facilities and boat ramps for fishing and skiing. For campsite reservation information call 1-800-284-2267.

Navarro Pecan Co.

On East Hwy. 31, a factory outlet store is open seven days a week offering pecans, candies and more for home and gift giving. For more information call (903) 872-5641.

Navarro Youth Exposition Center

Recently renovated with two conference rooms featuring capacities of 300+ and 100+, covered indoor and outdoor arenas. Located on Highway 22 with adequate parking. For more information call 903-872-7600 or visit their .

Pearce Civil War Documents Collection

from great names like Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee, as well as diaries and letters home from lesser-known soldiers. The collection showcases letters and documents from both sides to give an exceptionally balanced reconstruction of the Civil War.

Reading Arrowhead Room

An astounding 48,000 mounted artifacts known as one of the finest collections of Native American artifacts in Texas and the Southwest. The collection’s oldest pieces date back to 8000 B.C.

Russell Stover Candies

Shop the wide selection from the largest and finest hand-dipped chocolate producer in the world. Enjoy delectable samples while watching entertaining candy-making demonstrations. .

Senior Activity Center

Located at 919 West Park, the Center is in full swing! Open Mon – Thurs. 10-4 p.m. We are quilting, watching movies, playing bridge, dominoes, having speakers on numerous subjects, experiencing our trolley bus trips around town, enjoying free coffee and lots of fellowship. This project is under the Parks Department, Sharla Nelson as Director and Virginia King as Activity Director.

Temple Beth-El

The temple’s unique “onion dome” architecture is a Corsicana landmark. This facility, currently managed by the City of Corsicana, plays host to a variety of events throughout the year. It was the location of the first synagogue in Navarro County. For more information call (903) 654-4846.

The Palace Theater

opened with great fanfare in 1921. The first film shown was Cecil B. DeMille’s “Something to think about” starring Gloria Swanson, plus a Max Sennett comedy Salome vs. Shenandoah. For more information call the Palace Theater at (903) 874-7792.

Trimmings, Inc.

Browse the selection of wonderful candles, potpourri and gift items for the home at amazing discounts. .

Warehouse Living Arts Center

The located at 119 West 6th Avenue serves as the cultural center of the community.

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