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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

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

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

Princedale Country Club

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

Pittsburg, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Pittsburg, TX

Upshur County Library

Excellent small library provides services to city and surrounding area; includes genealogy department and War of the Rebellio...

Turning Basin River Boat Tour

45-minute narrated tour of Big Cypress Bayou, featuring riverport history of Jefferson. Just below old trestle across Polk St...

Depot Museum and Children's Discovery Center

Restored 1901 Missouri Pacific RR depot houses museum of county history in old waiting room and office. Warehouse portion is ...