mount vernon

Original Texas Road Trip

October 17, 2015 | By Randy Mallory

Just outside the quaint East Texas town of Mount Vernon, County Road 2025 stretches ahead like a postcard from the past.

Icing on the cake

October 13, 2015 | By Randy Mallory

M.L. Edwards & Co. mercantile on Mount Vernon’s downtown square could double as a museum. Wooden cabinets that once displayed hardware items line one wall of the 1900 building, and an original freight elevator, operated by a hand-pull rope, still reaches the second floor, which used to be a funeral home.

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