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Whitesboro, Texas

In 1848, Ambrose B. White arrived in Whitesboro and established White's Westview Inn that became a stagecoach stop along the western route for the Butterfield Overland Mail Company. White was elected mayor after the city was incorporated in 1873. Whitesboro is in western Grayson County on U.S. 82 and one of the key cities to recreational activities at Lake Texoma and Lake Ray Roberts. The city serves the needs of lake visitors with shopping for everything from antiques to zucchini.

The annual Peanut Festival on the 3rd Saturday of October honors area peanut farmers.

The Younger-Sullivan House was built in 1889. The ornate Victorian home is available for local receptions and for tours with appointment. Numerous historical markers are also situated in the area

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Confederate Veterans Memorial

The Confederate Veterans Memorial stands in memory of the 670 men from Milam County who served in the Confederate Army during...

Bellville Golf & Recreation Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Lewisville Lake Boating

The Elm Fork Project has several boat ramps for public use. At some Corps boat ramps there is a $3.00 per day fee to use the ...

Sulphur Springs Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...