Welcome to the Nederland, Texas Digital Archives

The Digital Archives were created by the Marion & Ed Hughes Public Libary to preserve and make available the local history of Nederland and the surrounding area. These resources may help students, teachers, genealogists, historians and interested citizens learn more about the history of Nederland. Use the archive to gain a local perspective on Nederland history and events of interest. Every item in the database is fully searchable by keyword, making it easy to quickly explore historical content. We invite you to visit the archive often, as additional pages and items will be added as they become available.

Recently Added Items

Interurban Rail Service -- Right-of-Way


Current photograph showing the Interurban Rail Service right-of-way at Helena & 16th. 16th street was originally called Railroad Avenue until the…

Dan Rienstra Home


This house was moved from Boston Avenue where it was originally the George Yentzen home. The tile roof had to be removed before the move. It has since…

Tex Ritter Memorial Plaque


Plaque mounted in the sign at the entrance to Tex Ritter Park located at 1500 Boston Ave. The plaque serves as a marker honoring Tex Ritter.