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John Jay French Historic House

Located at Delaware St. exit off US 69/96/287, this is a simple 1845 Greek Revival house, one of the area's first two-story dwellings. The museum chronicles rural life in east Texas during the mid-19th century. The grounds include a corncrib, smokehouse, laundry shed, tannery, smithy and cemetery.

Location: 2985 French Rd., Beaumont Texas 77706 Telephone 409-898-3267 Toll Free: 409-898-0348

Other History nearby:
(Bridge City)
Bridge City Historical Museum
Clifton Steamboat Museum
First Presbyterian Church
Fort Anahuac Park
Idaho State Capitol
John Jay French Historic House

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