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Was built in 1900 by barbed-wire tycoon Isacc Ellwood, Patterned after an A.D. 79 Pompeiian villa, the pink stucco house is furnished with pieces dating from the 18th century to the present, Guided tours are given.

Location: 1953 Lakeshore Drive, Port Arthur Texas 77640 Telephone 409-983-5977 Toll Free: 409-983-5977

Other History nearby:
(Bridge City) Bridge City Historical Museum
(Beaumont) Clifton Steamboat Museum
(Orange) First Presbyterian Church
(Anahuac) Fort Anahuac Park
(Brackettville) Fort Clark Springs
(Texas City) Frank B. Davison

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