Exhibits explore the natural history of the Texas Gulf Coast from pre-historic fossils to the diverse flora and fauna of today, as well as trace human history. Popular culture exhibits include the Gulf Coast Music Hall of Fame and the Sports Legends Gallery. Open 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon.–Sat. and 1–5 p...
As with other Gulf Coast refuges, tremendous concentrations and variety of waterfowl are seen. The McFaddin Refuge contains one of the densest populations of American alligators in Texas. Public activities include wildlife observation, photography, waterfowl hunting, fishing and crabbing. McFaddi...
The Island is in 100-square-mile Sabine Lake. Offers a disc golf course, lakeside RV parks, boat ramps, miles of free fishing levees and a marina. Excellent crabbing is available year-round. Fun Island Depot playground is a replica of city's old railroad station. Connected to the city by M.L. Kin...
Built for Isaac Ellwood, the "Barbed-Wire King," in 1900, it was sold to the president of Diamond Match Co. who traded it for Texas Company (Texaco) stock worth $10,000 at the time. The house is in the National Register of Historic Places. Open 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Mon.–Fri. 1953 Lakeshore Drive. 409/9...
See beautiful Oriental gardens and a statue of the Virgin Mary, built in Hoa Binh Park by the parishioners of the Queen of Vietnamese Martyr's Catholic Church in gratitude to the city that welcomed them upon their arrival from Asia. 801 Ninth Ave.
Built in 1906 by Rome H. Woodworth, this is a 14-room Southern Greek Revival home with an upstairs wraparound balcony. It was designated a historical landmark in 1978. Tours offered daily. 100 Woodworth Blvd. 409/985-7292.
Laid out in 1836 by Sam Houston and Philip A. Sublett, the name was changed to Sabine Pass in 1839. At one time, the population numbered around 6,000, but storms in 1886, 1900 and 1915 took heavy tolls. The city was annexed by Port Arthur in 1978.
The location of a significant Civil War battlefield, this Texas Historical Commission site features a stately bronze statue of Confederate Lt. Richard "Dick" Dowling, who led 46 men to victory, and an interpretive pavilion illustrating the story. Open 8 a.m.–5 p.m. daily. Free. 6100 Dick Dowling ...
"Sea Rim" refers to the portion of shoreline where marsh grasses meet the surf. The park, which is being restored after hurricane damage, offers day-use recreation opportunities—fishing, birding, wildlife viewing, hiking, and beach access. Primitive camping is available. A permit is required for ...
Dedicated in 2002, this outdoor shrine features a 17-foot bronze statue brought to the site from Mount Tepayac in Mexico City, where the Virgin Mary appeared to Juan Diego. Surrounded by arched rock walls with stained glass. No admission charge. Ninth Avenue at Sgt. Lucian Adams Drive.
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