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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

The Jefferson Playhouse transforms into an 1877 courtroom for the historical drama. Photo by Michael Amador. In downtown Grapevine, novelist…

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

…his colleagues were catching fish for Paddlefish Day, a celebration held in Jefferson, where paddlefish are shown off to drum…

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Jefferson

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Jefferson

…I headed to Jefferson in the far reaches of Northeast Texas. 8:30 a.m. I awoke at the charming Hale House…

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…

A Century of Recorded Country Music Started With Texas Fiddler Eck Robertson

A Century of Recorded Country Music Started With Texas Fiddler Eck Robertson

…of Jefferson, whose “Wreck of the Old 97” was country music’s first record to sell a million copies in 1924….

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…

Crockett Street Revival

Crockett Street Revival

…you’ll find attractions such as the Jefferson Theatre, the Barking Dog Coffee Lounge, Suga’s Deep South Cuisine & Jazz Bar,…

Hunting for Haunted Galveston

Hunting for Haunted Galveston

…out the graves of prominent Galvestonians including Michel Menard; Thomas Jefferson Chambers, one of Texas’ original land speculators, an erstwhile…

Readers Recommend: January 2009

Readers Recommend: January 2009

…212 W. Jefferson St.; 972/923-3305 The Moosehead Cafe I recommend The Moosehead Cafe in Crockett. Not only is the food…

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,…

Speaking of Texas: Bottleneck Wizard

Speaking of Texas: Bottleneck Wizard

…blues artists like Leadbelly and Blind Lemon Jefferson. After Jack White of the rock duo The White Stripes remarked from…

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