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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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Things to do near Whitesboro, TX

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