Jefferson Christmas Open House

Jefferson Christmas Open House

Jeff Campbell

Jefferson Historic Home1

JEFFERSON-  There’s a unique charming quality to the Christmas season in Jefferson, Texas. The historic homes, carriage rides and brick streets give the feeling of stepping into a Currier and Ives lithograph. This weekend folks will stroll through the Candlelight Tour of Homes, ride … Read More

Jefferson’s Second Annual Civil War Symposium

Jefferson’s Second Annual Civil War Symposium

TRANS-MISSISSIPPI CONFEDERACY – 1863

By Jeff Campbell/Jeff In Jefferson

JEFFERSON-Since Jefferson played a key role in the Trans-Mississippi Department’s military/industrial complex, Jefferson Is a natural location for hosting Civil War Symposiums during the current Civil War Sesquicentennial. The second Annual Civil War Symposium … Read More

Jefferson’s Civil War History

Jefferson’s Civil War History

By Jeff Campbell/Jeff In Jefferson
JEFFERSON- In the Steamboat days, when Jefferson was a trading partner with New Orleans and Shreveport, Jefferson was a strategic outpost during the Civil War. On Big Cypress Bayou, just east of downtown, the Confederate Army established an ordnance works. The … Read More

State Parks Close to Jefferson

State Parks Close to Jefferson

By Jeff Campbell / Jeff In Jefferson

JEFFERSON- This spring Americans across the country will be celebrating the 80th anniversary of the Civilian Conservation Corp. In the midst of the Great Depression, the Civilian Conservation Corp was created as part of President Roosevelt’s New Deal Read More

Spring Break In Jefferson

Spring Break In Jefferson

By Jeff Campbell/Jeff In Jefferson

March has definitely come in like a lion and that means Spring Break is just around the corner. Jefferson, Texas is a fantastic destination for families during Spring Break.… Read More