40 S Alley St, Jefferson Texas
Built in 1872, an example of transition architecture between Greek revival and Victorian. The most interesting feature is the dome done with frescoes, each side of the cupola features different window panels reflecting the four seasons, the colors of which are reflected throughout the house. Tours are given daily. Admission is charged.
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
(Tyler) Camp Ford
06/28 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.