TX 49, Jefferson Texas
Built in 1850, in plantation-style Greek revival like many Louisiana plantation houses. Giant magnolias and period furnishings compliment the architecture, listed by the Historic American Buildings Committee. Tours offered daily. Located one mile West of town. Admission is charged.
Other History nearby:
(Shreveport) Ark-la-tex Antique & Classic Vehicle Mu.
(Oil City) Caddo-Pine Island Oil, Historical Museum
(Tyler) Carnegie History Center
(Kilgore) East Texas Oil Museum
(Jefferson) Excelsior House
(Mount Pleasant) Florey-Meriwether Home
05/21 Coming to The Jefferson area
Louisiana Peach Fest Ruston LA June21-22 The fun begins on Friday in Ruston’s historic Railroad Park at 6:30 p.m. with Dixie Tradition, followed by a return festival appearance by Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band at 8:30 p.m.
Texas Shakespeare Festival Kilgore TX June27-July28 The Texas Shakespeare Festival employs high caliber actors, designers, and directors from throughout the nation.
Hope Watermelon Festival Hope AR August9-11 Watermelon Olympics, melon judging and auction, watermelon eating contest, seed spitting contest, melon toss, antique engine show, entertainment and SW Arkansas' largest arts and crafts show.