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Address: 405 Moseley St, Jefferson, TX 75657-2307
Phone Number: +1 903-665-8018

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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It was hauntingly lovely with a caring owner who may be a saint!

We took the 1:00 PM tour on a Saturday. The house was charmingly maintained and decorated with lovely antiques, some dating back to the 1700s. The owner took us through the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Coppell, Texas
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Coppell, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the 1:00 PM tour on a Saturday. The house was charmingly maintained and decorated with lovely antiques, some dating back to the 1700s. The owner took us through the history of several rooms and included multiple accounts of ghostly activity that occurred here. He may have been a bit too focused on the "only good spirits" hauntings, but... More 

Thank BrendaW319
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A long walk but worth it! Very spooky! The tour guide was awesome. Very knowledgable of the history of the place. I even had a little ghostly experience myself. High recommend tho Is tour especially for ghost hunters and history buffs.

Thank gayletabor
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

The owner's of the Grove graciously open their home for tours. They give a lot of history about the previous owners and previous sightings. We didn't see any ghosts on our tour, but didn't really expect to (don't really believe in them). It was fun seeing the furnishings (very period), and hearing all the history.

Thank Gayle M
Forney, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

The owner is very passionate about the history of the house and it shows. Very knowledgeable of the area and the previous owners. Well worth the trip.

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Texarkana, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

The first words out of our tour guides mouth were "I'm sorry you get me instead of my husband." I think Tammy sold herself short because I thought she did an amazing job of story telling & providing information. The tour was $6 per person, it lasted just over an hour, and was packed full of history. You could feel... More 

Thank tgcampbell
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

The Grove's owners are full of historical information, not only about their beautiful home, but Jefferson. Mr. Whitington was a most gracious guide & very pleasant to listen & learn from. We thoroughly enjoyed to tour & have many of his books!

Thank kmerricks
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

The grove is a must see ! A very nice laid-back tour. Great hospitality and willing to answer your questions take pictures etc.

Thank Misty H
Riesel, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Very personable, friendly tour. Great stories about his home . Not in any rush & open to questions, pictures, etc.

Thank Marshall H
Richardson, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

The Grove tour was so informative, full of history & loved the fun, not scary ghost stories. Best of all it was affordable.

Thank Lisa P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

My 12 year old grandson and I visited Jefferson, TX. We stayed at the Excelsior Hotel and took a tour of The Grove. The owner and author of many books, Mitchel Whitington was our tour guide. He was so knowledgeable about his home but also about the historic town of Jefferson. One of the best tours I've ever taken.

Thank Gail S

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