When Gary Pinkerton realized his family’s farmland was paved with Texas history, he dove in head first. Trammel’s Trace is an early road that connected north and south, and it’s become Pinkerton’s mission to share its story. In this video from Texas Country Reporter, beneath a canopy of tall trees, he walks viewers down a path of history.
An East Texas Local Wants You to Remember Trammel’s Trace
The early road used by Native Americans and settlers ran through what would become Gary Pinkerton’s family farm in Rusk County before connecting with El Camino Real de los Tejas.
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