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Address: 409 South Alley Street, Jefferson, TX 75657
Phone Number: 903 665 8000
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Scout Home Tour

Shirley was so nice to give the Cub Scouts a tour after hours. The home is incredible and no one would ever be disappointed to see such an incredilbe home!

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 4, 2015
Alley-McKay
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Jefferson, Texas
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Jefferson, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Shirley was so nice to give the Cub Scouts a tour after hours. The home is incredible and no one would ever be disappointed to see such an incredilbe home!

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Livingston, Texas
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82 reviews 82 reviews
8 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

The HOUSE: Wonderful! OLD!! Storied and FULL of Character!! The FOOD: Shirley will make you smile with delight and groan from over indulging!! The TOUR: More fun facts than you can shake a stick at! History, intrigue, Local Lore.. Shirley tied pertinent events in 4 states directly manifested in local history. WOW! WOW! WOW! We have wonderful memories and are... More 

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Waco, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The House of the Seasons was built for Benjamin H. Epperson in 1872, and it has long been recognized as one of the most interesting Victorian houses in Texas. It ranks with the Fulton Mansion in Rockport, East Terrace in Waco, the Steves Mansion in San Antonio, and even the Bishop’s Palace in Galveston. The House of the Seasons is... More 

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Aledo, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

While in Jefferson this past weekend, decided we had to see this house. We had already had a lovely stay at another bed and breakfast for two nights, and we were across the street from this house. We saw the lights on in the cupola at night and decided we had to extend our stay in Jefferson one more night... More 

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Austin, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

This is a beautiful place, wonderful rooms, inviting grounds and garden. Shirley made us two exquisite breakfasts and even cooked a chocolate sheet cake for later in the day. She knows her stuff and gave us a great tour of the house. Recommended!

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Lufkin, Texas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

The house was lovely, but to tour was only so-so and we did not get to go all the way to the top to see the stained glass windows that the home is named for. Wish we had been informed of that when we booked the tour.

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London, UK
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

We stayed two nights in the Presidential Suite which was the largest room I've ever stayed in! We had a lovely comfortable huge bed, and seating area, a hot tub in the room then the ensuite with shower, there was even our very own Christmas tree. After our first breakfast we were given a tour of the main house that... More 

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Longview, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

My wife and I have enjoyed two nights stay at this quaint establishment. Shirley and Kathy do a very good job of meeting ones personal needs within the rooms. Breakfast is a real treat, served in an unhurried fashion. The tour of this old home will take you back to a time when one enjoyed the life of family. There... More 

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Richardson, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

This home was absolutely beautiful. Much to see and much history behind it. Also found out (by looking at a picture displayed in the home) that a news reporter for Channel 8 news here in Dallas, Calvert Collins, her dad owns the house.

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Houston, Texas
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99 reviews 99 reviews
11 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

We werea party of four, so we had to rooms. The palce is very nice, clean and well managed. THe owner took us a on privtae tour of the main hous, be sure and go all the way to the top of the house o see why it called the House of Seasons. Great Place, the breakfawst was very good.

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