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5 Stops to Make in Beaumont, Texas

5 Stops to Make in Beaumont, Texas. Fun things to do in this southern town!

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Tyrrell Historical Library - Beaumont, Texas. Originally built as Beaumont's First Baptist Church, the building now serves as a genealogical library of Beaumont and all of Southeast Texas. It is prime example of Henry Hobson Richardson's Romanesque Revival architecture. #architecture

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Crockett Street Entertainment District - Beaumont, Texas. Originally constructed for stores, restaurants & offices, these brick & stucco structures have been beautifully restored & still display decorative cornices, window hoods & transom windows indicative of the early 1900s. Historic Names: George Wilson Building, Littleton Building, Millard Building, and Dixie Hotel (famous 1950s brothel). Today, these building serve as a hub for downtown nightlife.#architecture

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Beaumont Botanical Gardens

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12 Summer Destinations Near Beaumont, Texas

Cross the MLK bridge to Pleasure Island for fishing, birding and boating fun in Port Arthur, Texas.

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LORENZA EZELL, Beaumont, Texas, Negro, was born in 1850 on the plantation of Ned Lipscomb, in Spartanburg County, South Carolina. Lorenza is above the average in intelligence and remembers many incidents of slavery and Reconstruction days. He came to Brenham, Texas, in 1882, and several years later moved to Beaumont, where he lives in a little shack almost hidden by vines and trees.

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Big Thicket National Preserve

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The McFaddin-Ward House Museum in Beaumont, TX. All original furniture displayed. The informative tours offer a rare, behind-the-scenes look at Southern living and how the Southeast Texas area developed.

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