JOHN HENRY KIRBY STATE FOREST
JOHN HENRY KIRBY STATE FOREST. John Henry Kirby State Forest is a 626-acre forest off U.S. Highway 287, fourteen miles south of Woodville in Tyler County. It was donated to the state by lumberman John Henry Kirby in 1929. The forest is used primarily for research and can be used by the public for picnicking only. The Association of Former Students of Texas A&M University receives all the revenues from the forest for its student-loan programs.
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, Erika Murr, "John Henry Kirby State Forest," accessed June 01, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/gkjam.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
Get Texas history every day,
with day by day
Each day's email tells a little bit more of the story of Texas and links to our collection of more than 27,000 articles