Locations

1894 Railroad Depot & Exhibits

The restored Mt. Vernon 1894 Cotton Belt Railroad Depot is a real gem which has been carefully restored pursuant to National Register standards with original colors and decor.

200 S Kaufman St
Mount Vernon TX 75457

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Bankhead Highway

The Bankhead Highway, which opened in 1919, was arguably the first transcontinental highway across the U. S. - from Washington, D.C. to San Diego

175 CR NW 1010
Mount Vernon TX 75457

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Dupree Park

A scenic 57 acre nature preserve perfect for early morning walks and evening strolls with the family. The park includes signpost and printed guide to flora and fauna.

175 CR NW 1010
Mount Vernon TX 75457

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Fire Station Museum

Local museum is one of only 3 museums holding eggs of extinct Carolina Parokeet; Heath Hen; Passenger Pigeon.

107 Scott St
Mount Vernon TX 75457

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Lowry Pavilion

Located at Dupree Park, the pavilion is open for visitors to picnic or sit and rest or visit.

175 CR NW 1010
Mount Vernon TX 75457

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The Majors-Parchman Farmstead

This 1883 Victorian farmhouse has original outbuildings, a small barn, smokehouse, chicken coop with the living history exhibit of hens and nests, and an outhouse.

701 S Kaufman St
Mount Vernon TX 75457

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Thruston House

The Thruston House is a 2-story dog-trot house, a style common in the 19th century across the American South.

175 CR NW 1010
Mount Vernon TX 75457

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