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Address: 405 Moseley St., Jefferson, TX 75657
Phone Number: +1 903-665-8018
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A one-hour tour of one of Jefferson's most historic - and haunted...

A one-hour tour of one of Jefferson's most historic - and haunted - locations. The Grove is an 1861 home that uniquely mirrors the history of the riverport city... and the ghost stories there go back over 100 years. The history of the home is fascinating; it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and is a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark. Along with the history, though, you'll hear ghost stories from the owners and find out just what it's like to live in a haunted home. Come visit The Grove for a peek into Jefferson's past... and a few residents who may still be hanging around!

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Fun Haunted History

The owner of the house is not only a gifted writer but a gifted story teller. We enjoyed every story about the history of this house especially the "haunting" stories. If you like... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Katherine G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The owner of the house is not only a gifted writer but a gifted story teller. We enjoyed every story about the history of this house especially the "haunting" stories. If you like history and ghosts this IS for you. Make sure you make reservations because this is their home. Also, use restroom before you arrive. Mitchel Whittington also has... More 

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Aspen, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

I've always been interested in the supernatural so when my husband and I spent our anniversary weekend in Jefferson, I was excited to visit The Grove! Mitchel, the current owner of the house is well informed on the area's history so this tour is informative. Since the house is so old, it also has ties to a lot of that... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

My wife and I were there today, a must see if going to Jefferson. Home has a very interesting history. Mr. Whitington really added to the tour, besides being very knowledgably about the history of the Grove you could tell he really loved the old house. He and Mrs. Whitington have kept the house in the correct time period. Take... More 

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Alvarado, Texas
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Have taken the tour of The Grove at least 3 times. It's fun and very informative. My husband had not been on the tour so we went over the weekend when we in town. Mitchel knows his history and he makes the tour very fun. Suppose to be a haunted home, but never had anything happen while we were there.

Thank BeverlyShort
Tilghman, Maryland
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267 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The Grove is a Greek Revival home, which is not grand but has an interesting history. The author who owns the house gives you a good look at the history of Jefferson, a great deal of information on the history of the house and the renovations that were done and good stories of the ghostly happenings in the area as... More 

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Doddridge, AR
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Whether you are into ghost hunting, enjoy history, or have an appreciation for beautifully restored old homes you will thoroughly enjoy the tour of The Grove. The Whittingtons have done extensive research about the history of the house and of the previous owners and have restored the house beautifully with furnishings appropriate to different time periods in different rooms. Mr.... More 

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Clifton, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Don't miss your opportunity to tour The Grove one of the most wonderful places to encounter the haunted history of Jefferson Texas. Not only will you be treated to an encounter with a beautiful historic home (National and State Historic Registries) but you'll be entertained and educated by none other than one of the home's owners Mitch and/or Tammy who... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

You can experience the warm ambience of The Grove and learn the history of the home, the city, and the supernatural events. Mitchel Whitington is a master storyteller, you will leave with a greater appreciation of the rich history of Jefferson and The Grove. The tour presentation is spiced up with humor, fascinating stories, and educational information. This is well... More 

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Garland, Texas
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81 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

He does a wonderful job as both historian and ghost story teller. Toured house today with 12 people. Very informative and enjoyable.... $6 fee was very reasonable, tour lasted 1.5 hrs.

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Irving, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

If you are visting Jefferson, take the time to tour of "The Grove." Mitchel shares the history of the town (and the Grove) and you see Jefferson in a new light. He also spends time talking about ghosts and sharing his and others encounters. It satisfies both the history buff and the paranormal enthusiast. It's well worth the visit. We... More 

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