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Houston from Above and Below: Chase Tower and Underground Tunnel Tour
"Kick off your Houston tour at Georgia’s Market where you’ll learn about the epic Downtown Houston Tunnel System which gives downtown workers an escape from the heat. Take a walk down Main Street to the Chase Bank Building where you’ll admire frescoes and a stained-glass window depicting Texas’ history amid the elegant Art-Deco interior. Then descend 20 feet (6 meters) below the streets into the underground tunnel system. Walk through the air-conditioned tunnel to the Chase Tower Texas’ tallest building. Head inside the massive tower and ride the elevator up to the 60th-floor sky lobby where you’ll take in sweeping views of the city skyline. Return to the lobby and pause for a photo in front of Spanish painter Joan Miro’s brightly colored ‘Personage and Birds’ sculpture.Following your guide
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Outdoor Trivia Race in the Dallas Arts District
"Race to save Dallas from a deadly epidemic. This off-beat game is played by teams of 2-4 people. Armed with only your wits and your cell phones you will try to help a team of completely inept scientists discover the cure to a mysterious disease known as “the playgue”.As you travel to different outbreaks within a 4 block radius (starting at Klyde Warren Park) be prepared to solve scavenger hunt questions pub-style trivia and brain puzzles at each location to earn points. Points earned are lives saved. Your entire team must work together using their collective knowledge and the ability to find all of the world’s information on their mobile phones.The game permits as long as it is during daylight hours."""
From $30.00
 
Dallas Arts District Scavenger Hunt Adventure
"The adventure begins at the Meyersen Symphony Center and takes you on a well-designed course among historic and cultural sights past great artwork and through the city’s most active park. The tour requires approximately 1.75 miles of walking with numerous stops along the route to complete challenges and decipher clues. The game software tracks team points and posts the final score to a city leaderboard for those with a competitive edge. Using a smart phone as “the guide” allows parti leaving time to stop for some Dallas BBQ or simply enjoy the city and the scenery. Great for families friends and those ready to have fun while seeing the city! Please note that pricing is per individual but your team must book together. One voucher is valid for your team of 2-5 people.""""Turn the Dallas Arts District into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure! This challenge combines the excitement of the Amazing Race with a 3-hour city walking tour. Guided from any smart phone
From $15.00

More Things to Do in Mount Vernon

Historical Homes

There were some 50 home or more built before World War I and many of these are marked with prominent signs which designate the year they were built and the names of the original owners. You can get...
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Oct 21, 2004

The Franklin County Public Library

The Franklin County Public Library is housed in a restored turn-of-the-century bank on the downtown square. Built in 1913 after the original First National Bank building was destroyed by fire. The...
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Oct 21, 2004

Historic Downtown

Mt Vernon has the distinction of being the smallest city in Texas which has been approved as an official Texas Main Street City and the town is continually carrying our restoration. The downtown...
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Oct 21, 2004

World War Memorial

In the Plaza is a memorial to every soldier, sailor and marine in Franklin County who served in the world war. There is also a plaque below the memorial which states that the Plaza between 1878 and...
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Oct 21, 2004

The Old Jail Art Center

The Old 1912 Jail is located just behind the county courthouse. There is a permanent collection on display of a renovated 1912 vintage county jail on the upper floor. There is also a cell block of...
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Oct 21, 2004

Franklin County Historical Museum

The Franklin County Historical Museum is located in the former City Hall which was built in 1940, The museum is just a block behind the downtown square. On the side of the building was the old fire...
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Oct 20, 2004
 
 
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Little Creek Park

This little park is just across from the old jail… a little run down and in need of some TLC, it features volleyball courts and has facilities for tennis, baseball, soccer, basketball, and picnicking....
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Oct 20, 2004

First United Methodist Church

The first congregation of this church was organised in 1855 but wasn’t moved to this present site until around 1875. The original building was constructed in 1896 but the present day brick church was...
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Oct 20, 2004

Log Cabin

There is also a small 1890’s log cabin behind the railroad depot which has been moved onto the property. The cabin is built of hand hewn logs. It was originally moved to Cecil Martin farm in the 1930s...
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Oct 20, 2004

Mt Vernon Railroad Depot

The old railroad depot was built in 1894. As part of the Cotton Belt, the last regular passenger service from Mt Vernon ended in 1956. Today the depot has been restored and features a model train...
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Oct 20, 2004

The Property

On the property are small outbuildings comprising of a small barn, smokehouse, chicken coup and of course the necessary outhouse. There is also a 1868 log cabin which was moved to this location and...
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Oct 20, 2004

The Majors-Parchman Farmstead

The Majors-Parchman Farmstead is a 1883 Victorian farmstead at the corner of Kaufman and Tolbert. The property is now a museum which will give you an idea of a working farm around the 1880’s. The home...
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Oct 20, 2004

The Gazebo

This old wooden gazebo is the focal point of the Town Plaza and has been used for various events and activities throughout the years. Mt. Vernon became only one of a few towns statewide given the...
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Oct 20, 2004

Franklin County Genealogical Society

Right on the square in the 1894 Parchman-Meredith Store Building is the Franklin County Genealogical Society. It was established in 1997. Their room is open Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm and Saturday...
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Oct 20, 2004

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