With so many places to visit, you can choose to explore the history of Lake Jackson, TX in a variety of ways.

Lake Jackson Historical Museum

The Historical Museum is dedicated to sharing and exploring the history and development of Lake Jackson, TX. Take a journey from the days of the Karankawa Indians to today. MORE

Alden B. Dow Office Museum

Visit the first building constructed in Lake Jackson, and get a glimpse of life during World War II. MORE

Abner Jackson Plantation Site

Visit the historic archeological site of Major Abner Jackson, the namesake of the city of Lake Jackson. Once a prosperous sugar plantation, the site was destroyed by the same hurricane that devastated Galveston. MORE


Research the city’s history through books, photographs, newspapers and oral histories. MORE