Jefferson Christmas Open House

Jefferson Christmas Open House

Jeff Campbell

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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

Port Jefferson Riverfront Project

Port Jefferson River Project

JEFFERSON- The City of Jefferson is working with Stephen F Austin State University’s Center for Regional Heritage Research on the Port Jefferson riverfront project. Currently Dr. Kelley Snowden, Professor of Historical Geography, Tourism Director Jeff Campbell and Gary Endsley of the Collins Academy are developing the … 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

Queen Mab Ball

Queen Mab Ball

By Jeff Campbell/Jeff In Jefferson

Back in the day, before trucks and before trains, Jefferson, Texas was a trading partner with the city of New Orleans. Steamboats would travel up the Mississippi River, fork off to the Red River, travel across Caddo Lake and then up Big … Read More

Chicken & Waffles

Chicken & Waffles

By Jeff Campbell / Jeff In Jefferson

Chicken and Waffles? It seems like a strange combination. The origin of “Chicken & Waffles” is lost in history and tangled in folklore. Thomas Jefferson, the Pennsylvania Dutch and Southern slaves have all been bestowed as originators of chicken & … Read More