Haunting at the Excelsior

jay-gouldJefferson, Texas- The Excelsior House was built in the 1850s, and has been in continuous operation ever since, making it the oldest hotel in East Texas according to the National Register of Historic Places. Over 160 years later, the history of the hotel has been steeped in mystery, and haunted … Read More

Something In The Woods

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Jefferson, Texas- Bigfoot is more than a tall Texas tale, he’s a legend who is never far from the minds of those who venture into the Piney Woods. Enjoy local lore this weekend with dinner and Bigfoot movie at Kitt’s Kornbread Sandwich & Pie Bar in Jefferson, Texas.… Read More

Jefferson’s 33rd Annual Candlelight Tour of Homes

Jefferson, Texas- Jefferson’s 33rd Annual Candlelight Tour of Homes® is scheduled for Dec. 3-5 and Dec. 10-12. You will enjoy the warmth of Christmas in charming historic Jefferson as you get a close up look at lavish homes draped in natural greenery highlighted by glowing candlelight. You will marvel at … Read More

Let the Good Times Roll In East Texas

Mardi Gras Celebrations from Jefferson to Galveston


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From the upper northeast side of the state to the shores of Galveston Island, you can let the good times roll in East Texas!… Read More

Jefferson’s Third Annual Civil War Symposium

Jefferson’s Third Annual Civil War Symposium

THE RED RIVER CAMPAIGN OF 1864

Jefferson, Texas- 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 symposium will take place on Saturday, August Read More