Texas's first two newspapers were set to type at the Old Stone Fort located in Nacogdoches. Austin State University, home of approximately 12,000 students is nestled in this growing community.
Runners will enjoy the sites of Nacogdoches, the "Oldest Town in Texas," starting and finishing at Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital.
It was one of the original European settlements in the region, populated by Adaeseños from Fort Los Adaes.
The East Texas Half Marathon will be held Saturday, November 11, 2017 in Nacogdoches, Texas at Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital located at 1204 N Mound St, Nacogdoches, TX 75961 beginning at 7 a.m.
In 1772 they ordered all settlers in the area to move to San Antonio.
Some were eager to escape the wilderness, but others had to be forced from their homes by soldiers.