902 W Green Ave, Orange Texas
Its opalescent glass dome and stained-glass windows merit a visit. The modified Greek Revival architecture and exterior native Texas pink granite and bronze lampposts of the Napoleonic Second Empire period are striking.
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
(Boise) Idaho State Capitol
10/22 Coming to The Orange area
Pearland Crawfish Festival Pearland TX April5-7 Great crawfish, food, music, and fun.
Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival Breaux Bridge LA May3-5 The Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival has become one of the largest gatherings of world famous Cajun, Zydeco and Swamp Pop musicians and plays host to over 30 bands on three stages during the three-day festival.
Le Festival de la Viande Boucanee Ville Platte LA June29-30 This festival, which translates into the "Smoked Meat Festival", has a World Championship Cookoff, culinary demos, Cajun smokehouse in action, and Cajun Heritage exhibitions. Thirty hours of non-stop music are also an attraction of the festival.
Great Texas Mosquito Festival Clute TX July25-27 Many booths with a variety of foods, along with arts and crafts and more. The carnival provides three days of fun for children and adults.
Cracklin Festival Port Barre LA November8 This festival is held in November in Port Barre. Four days of fun include family entertainment, Cajun and Country music, food, cooking contests, arts and crafts, and a parade.
Pepper Festival St Martinville LA September14-15 This annual festival, usually taking place on the third Sunday of October, celebrates the pepper industry in Louisiana. Benefits kids, and attractions include Cajun food, bands, and a Poker Run. One day only. Call or write for dates and times.