TX 43, Karnack Texas
Constructed of bricks made by slaves, this is the birthplace of former First Lady (born Claudia Taylor). It is a handsome structure built before the Civil War, its first occupant T. J. Taylor, a well-known merchant.
Other History nearby:
(Jefferson) Alley-McKay House
(Shreveport) Ark-la-tex Antique & Classic Vehicle Mu.
(Jefferson) Beard House
(Karnack) Birthplace Mrs Lyndon B. Johnson
(Oil City) Caddo-Pine Island Oil, Historical Museum
(Kilgore) East Texas Oil Museum
10/14 Coming to The Karnack 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.