Get to Know Marshall - the Birthplace of Boogie Woogie - and so Much More!

History runs rich through Marshall! With a number of historical preserved sites and several fact-filled museums, the history buff will ever be bred in Marshall. For example, Marshall is referred to as “the Birthplace of Boogie Woogie” as the center of one of the most revolutionary and influential developments in American music. Boogie Woogie piano emerged in the Piney Woods of northeast Texas in the 1870’s in close proximity to the Texas & Pacific Railroad, which established its headquarters in Marshall. Scroll through the list below to learn more about the fascinating area that is Marshall!



Birthplace of Boogie Woogie Photo

Birthplace of Boogie Woogie

Bishop College Photo

Bishop College

Ginocchio Hotel Photo

Ginocchio Hotel

Handbook of Texas Online Search Photo

Handbook of Texas Online Search

Harrison County Courthouse Photo

Harrison County Courthouse

Harrison County Historical Museum Photo

Harrison County Historical Museum

Hotel Marshall Photo

Hotel Marshall

Scottsville Cemetery Photo

Scottsville Cemetery

Stagecoach Road Photo

Stagecoach Road

Starr Family Home State Historic Park & Site Photo

Starr Family Home State Historic Park & Site

Texas & Pacific Railway Museum Photo

Texas & Pacific Railway Museum

Texas Historical Commission Photo

Texas Historical Commission

Texas Historical Sites Atlas Photo

Texas Historical Sites Atlas

The Great Debaters Black Heritage Tour Photo

The Great Debaters Black Heritage Tour

Wiley College History Photo

Wiley College History