Gaston Museum

category : Museums
When C.M. "Dad" Joiner struck oil here on Oct. 3, 1930, this sparsely populated farming community became a bustling boomtown. Museum is dedicated to the preservation of the area's history and heritage, inviting visitors to step back into the 1930s. Focusing on life in an East Texas oil field, includes an oil field "tent house," a 1930s Dixie Service Station and a 1940s roadside cafe on the museum grounds, and each building contains original furnishings. On Texas 64, 2.2 miles from East Texas Oil Field's Discovery Well.

Hours: Fri. - Sat., 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m
Phone: 903/847-2205

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