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Victoria Alley, daughter of a wealthy Jefferson businessman and town co-founder, was given this home as a wedding gift in 1867.
Legendary lawman, Sheriff W.S. Terry, who stood up to the KKK, once lived in this home. It ranks as one of the oldest homes in historic Jefferson.
Famous movie producer, Martin Jurow, previously called this residence his home. His credits include Breakfast at Tiffany's & the Pink Panther series. Learn more
Among the largest model railway exhibits in the US, this display includes nearly 200 ft. of track and hundreds of tiny stores, cars, and more!
Wander among 125 decorated and lighted Christmas trees--losing yourself in the twinkling spirit of the season. Plus, enjoy many other holiday activities in Jefferson.
Enjoy free live holiday music from local singers and musicians on Saturday, Dec. 1 and Dec. 9. The First Baptist Church of Jefferson hosts all concerts.
Now in its 36th year, the Jefferson Candlelight Tour of Homes® is considered among the top Christmas events in east Texas with visitors from Shreveport, Texarkana, Longview, Marshall, Tyler, and more planning a day trip or weekend for our unique holiday festivities.
You and your friends or family will enjoy tours of lavishly-decorated residences reflecting the grandeur of an elaborate Victorian theme or matching the period of the home. In addition to visiting lovely homes, there are many more special attractions:
Free Enchanted Forest, an endearing display of more than 125 lighted and decorated Christmas trees. The Enchanted Forest is located in Lions Park at 502 E. Jefferson St.
Free Christmas music performances held at the First Baptist Church at 523 N. Polk St.
· Live Theatre Productions
· Gourmet Restaurants
· Antique & Gift Shops
· Civil War Museum
Your organization or group can enjoy a discounted rate of $20 per ticket if you buy 15 tickets or more! For information about buying group tickets, call 903.665.7064.
A special thank you to Alan & Martha Yarbrough for their generous donation. This donation offsets the cost of a billboard to promote the Jefferson Candlelight Tour of Homes.