Texarkana Things to Do

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  • 1. Union Station

    Union Station is in the downtown area and sits diagonally across the Arkansas-Texas state line, with entrance and exit doors in either state. It was completed in 1929. The station served the two...

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  • 2. Perot Theater

    This wonderful old historic building used to be the Saenger Theatre which first opened in November 1924. The building took 17 months to construct and because its location to the busy railway station,...

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  • 3. Box Office

    The Box Office still displays the original black and white marble flooring although if you look closely to the areas just in front of the box office window you will see the indentations of many...

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  • 4. Opulence and the Segregation

    Around the private boxes and also the stage is $15,000 (1981 value) worth of 23K gold leaf giving a very opulent and grand look. The carpeting is the original design but has been reproduced by a...

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  • 5. Four States Fair

    There is always the fair that rolls around every year in september. There's lots of turkey legs, funnel cakes, and cotton candy to eat up. Bring plenty of cash though. Things are getting more and more...

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  • 6. Driving Tour - Historical

    Go to the downtown Post office to the Photo-op courthouse, where it stands in two states at the same time. There you can get information on a driving tour....

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  • 7. Garrison McLain House

    This beautiful old home was built in 1895. It is a wonderful example of Victorian Queen Anne architecture and has been listed on National Register of Historic...

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  • 8. Scott Joplin - King of Ragtime

    Scott Joplin was a master composer of classic ragtime music and was influential in the formation of 20th century music. His birth date and place is uncertain...

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  • 9. Museum of Regional History

    The museum is located in the oldest brick building in Texarkana and features exhibits which inform of the regions history, its agriculture, early industry,...

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  • 10. Salvation Army Band Bronze Sculptures

    On the corner of E. 4th Street are bronze sculptures depicting a Salvation Army Band. They were commission and donated by Ross Perot. The central figure...

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  • 11. Gabriel Ross Perot Jr

    Also in the lounge is a bronze statue of Gabriel Ross Perot as a boy. His younger brother Ross, had this commissioned along with other bronze works that are...

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  • 12. Beech St First Baptist Church

    The Beech Street First Baptist Church is quite an amazing piece of architectural distinction. Its not something you can miss driving down State Line Avenue. It...

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  • 13. House of Wadley

    This home is a well known residence in Texarkana. It was built in 1895 by one of the ten richest men in the United States ? John Keener Wadley. Both he and his...

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  • 14. St James Episcopal Church

    The early local congregation for this church met in 1876, the first parish meeting was held in 1877. The land was donated by the Texas and Pacific Railroad with...

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  • 15. James Bowie Monument

    James Bowie was a hero of the Alamo and for whom Bowie County was named. He is also known more for inventing the Bowie Knife. Although he was born in Kentucky,...

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  • 16. Confederate Memorial

    Erected to commenorate soldiers of the Confederacy and their mothers. The figures were carved in Italy with a special government permission which was necessary...

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  • 17. The Vietnam Memorial

    Both the Korean and Vietnam memorials are identical - a 32-foot curved wall of bricks, concrete, and granite (black and grey) panels. On the two panels are...

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  • 18. Top Security for Art Works

    The Regional Arts centre displays art exhibitions 12 months a year with the only high security galleries between Dallas and Little Rock. There is also a unique...

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  • 19. The Old Courtroom

    The old courtroom is now a grand hall (The Horace C. Cabe Great Hall) with a 26ft high ornate ceiling. The room is also used for weddings, receptions, seminars...

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  • 20. Reminants of the Past

    There is a wonderful ornate open-cage copper elevator which can take you to the 2nd and 3rd floors of this build or you can take the stairs made of the original...

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  • 21. Regional Arts Centre

    This old classic revival styled building was built as a United States Federal Courthouse. It was built in 1911 (although this date varies). Twenty years later...

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  • 22. The Upper Level Lounge

    The upper level lounge has new furnishings and the large chandelier is a reproduction. The two either side of it however are from the Baker Hotel.On one wall of...

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  • 23. The Main Theater

    All the seating on the ground floor has been replaced although on the mezannine level, the original seats remain with new covers. The metal standards at the end...

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  • 24. Unusual Shaped Rooms

    The style is Italianate-Victorian and features a floor plan which was inspired by Captain Draughon's lucky card. The unusual style of the house features 3...

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  • 25. The Ace of Clubs House

    This house is very unique in that is it a 22 sided house. It was built in 1885 with the winnings of a poker game. local lumberman and Confederate Veteran...

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