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Pittsburg, Texas

Pittsburg is the seat of Camp County, a heavily timbered area. The city is also a commercial center for farming, poultry and livestock. Pittsburg yields a large peach production (one of top ten peach-producing counties in the state), plus blueberries and blackberries, with some growers offering pick-your-own opportunities. Vintage grocery, hardware and drug stores and antique shops are also present in the city.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Northeast Texas Rural Heritage Center & Museum

Housed in old Cotton Belt Railroad depot. Exhibits include artifacts, photos and documents from 1854

Pittsburg, TX Museums

Witness Park and Prayer Tower

A gift to the city from businessman Bo Pilgrim, the tower features four Paccard bells from France and a chapel that never closes. The 75-foot tower's chapel offers a quiet refuge for visitors. In the park is a gurgling fountain and a life-size bronze which shows Jesus washing the disciple Peter'

Pittsburg, TX Historic Markers

Ezekiel Airship

In 1902 an inspired preacher-inventor built an airship based on description in Biblical book of Ezekiel. Said to have flown briefly, the machine was destroyed in a rail accident on way to St. Louis World's Fair, 1904

Pittsburg, TX History

Princedale Country Club

Course Access: Semi-Private
Holes: 9
Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2

Pittsburg, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Pittsburg, TX

El Camino Real

Spanish for the Royal Highway, also called Old San Antonio Road, the first "interstate" (actually international) highway syst...

Wood Hollow Golf Club

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3 days...

Joe Roughneck Statue

Commemorating George William Strake, who brought in the 19,000-acre Conroe Oil Field in 1931 and became Houston's first oil m...

Lake Conroe Park

Park features fishing piers, two swimming areas, children's playground, picnic tables and grills, horseshoe pits, volleyball ...

Ellen Trout Zoo and Park

Fully accredited zoo shows a wide variety of animals and birds; known for its breeding programs for West African crowned cran...