In 1901, a preacher-inventor built an airship based on the Biblical book of Ezekiel. Said to have flown briefly in 1902, it was destroyed in a rail accident on its way to 1904 St. Louis World's Fair. A historical marker is at the original building site on Fulton Street. A full-size replica of the...
Features a completely restored 100-year-old house, barn and smokehouse furnished with period antiques. 206 Mount Pleasant St. 903/856-6614.
Housed in the old Cotton Belt Railroad Depot. Exhibits include artifacts, photos and documents from 1854 when the town was established; antique farm equipment; and other memorabilia. Open 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Thu.–Sat. Train Depot on Marshall Street. 903/856-0463.
2170 CR 4110, Phone: 469/744-1661
A gift to the city from businessman Bo Pilgrim, the 75-foot tower features four Paccard bells from France and a chapel that never closes. The park features a fountain and a life-size bronze statue that shows Jesus washing the disciple Peter's feet. At the intersection of Jefferson and Lafayette s...
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