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House of the Seasons


category : Historic Homes
Built in 1872, this is an example of the transition period between Greek Revival and Victorian architecture. Most interesting interior feature of the house is the dome containing beautiful frescoes. Each side of the cupola features a different color window panel illustrating the four seasons of the year, and those colors are reflected throughout the house.


Admission: Admission fee.
Hours: Daily 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m
Address: 40 S. Alley St.
Phone: 903/665-8000

Come visit us in Jefferson, Texas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Historic Homes Tours

Many of city's fine old homes are open during annual Historical Pilgrimage, first weekend in May and Candlelight Tour first two weekends in Dec. Others, below, are private residences and are generally open at times listed;

Jefferson, TX Tours


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. bridge (U.S. 59)

Jefferson, TX Tours



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