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Located in Jester Park, Pioneer Village Park is a recreated historical village, giving visitors a sense as to what life was like for Corsicana's early settlers. The village features historic structures as well as countless heirlooms and artifacts donated by locals. A recent acquisition was a small gas station complete with authentic pumps. The park is operated by the Navarro County Historical Society, which was established in 1956. A statue of and a museum dedicated to country music legend Lefty Frizzell, who was born here in Corsicana in 1928, are also at the village.


  • This gas station and the other structures at Pioneer Village help recreate what Corsicana may have looked like in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
  • Pioneer Village, Corsicana

Jester Park was once the location of the "watering hole" where early pioneers would form a circle with their wagons to protect them from attacks by indigenous tribes. The Lefty Frizzell Museum includes exhibits about each of the area Texas country musicians that had influential careers. 

Belcher, Bob. "Pioneer Village exhibit tells story of oil heritage." Corsicana Daily Sun. June 13, 2015. http://www.corsicanadailysun.com/news/pioneer-village-exhibit-tells-story-of-oil-heritage/article_7b...

"Navarro Co. Historical Society." City of Corsicana. Accessed August 1, 2017. http://www.cityofcorsicana.com/index.aspx?NID=698.

"Pioneer Village." City of Corsicana. Accessed August 1, 2017. http://www.cityofcorsicana.com/index.aspx?NID=599.