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Learn Some Spooky Texas History on These Small Town Haunted Ghost Tours

Learn Some Spooky Texas History on These Small Town Haunted Ghost Tours

Historic Jefferson Ghost Walk Tour , discussing the history and spirits at places like the Historic Jefferson Hotel. In researching…

The Spirit of Diamond Bessie Lives On In New Novel Inspired By Jefferson’s Famous Murder Trial

The Spirit of Diamond Bessie Lives On In New Novel Inspired By Jefferson’s Famous Murder Trial

grew into legend. Hadlock’s appearance takes place during the weekend of Jefferson’s 75th annual Historical Pilgrimage, which along with historic

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

…director of Collins Academy, an organization specializing in environmental conservation and historic preservation in Jefferson. “School children and the public…

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

…Lemon Jefferson (1890s-1929), also left this world in his thirties. Born and buried near Wortham, south of Corsicana, Jefferson was…

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Jefferson

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Jefferson

…Mason jar of sweet tea to magically appear in my hand. I visited the Jefferson Historical Museum, which displays artifacts…

Trip to Bountiful: Texas Highways Wildflower Drives

Trip to Bountiful: Texas Highways Wildflower Drives

…155 to the tiny town of Avinger, then Texas 49 to Jefferson. A bustling port in the 1840s, Jefferson faded…

Hunting for Haunted Galveston

Hunting for Haunted Galveston

Historical Foundation, which manages the house, hosts Haunted History Ghost Hunts in October. Jami Durham, the foundation’s manager of historic

Absolutely Uncertain

Absolutely Uncertain

…place. According to one story, in the late 1800s, when nearby Jefferson was known as the second-largest port in Texas,…

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