Historic Sites

Pompeiian Villa

1953 Lakeshore Dr, Port Arthur, TX 77640
(409) 237-5115

This building’s history is almost as fascinating as the villa itself. In 1900...

Rose Hill Manor with trees

Rose Hill Manor

100 Woodworth Blvd, Port Arthur, TX
(409) 985.7292

Rose Hill Manor is on the National Register of Historic Places and is one of the...

historic library in port arthur texas

Gates Memorial Library

317 Stilwell Blvd, Port Arthur, TX 77640
(409) 984-6218

The Gates Memorial Library was built in 1917 in honor of one of Port Arthur’s...

war memorabilia

Golden Triangle Veterans Memorial Park

7626 Gulfway Dr, Port Arthur, TX 77642
(409) 727-2173

The Golden Triangle Veterans Memorial Park – near the foot of the Veterans...

Italian monument located directly behind the public library

Italian Heritage Monument

4615 9th Avenue, Port Arthur, TX
(409) 985-7822

This is an immigrants’ monument built by the Port Arthur American-Italian Club....

Janis Joplin's Historical Marker in Port Arthur, Texas

Janis Joplin Historical Marker

4330 32nd Street, Port Arthur, TX
(409) 985-7822

Janis Lyn Joplin Historical Marker A native of Port Arthur, famed blues and rock...

historic Cajun home at Riverfront Park in Port Neches Cajun

La Maison Beausoleil

601 Grigsby Avenue, Port Neches, TX
(409) 989-9211

La Maison Beausolei, house of “Beautiful Sunshine,” was named after...

Rainbow Bridge photo taken from a boat

Rainbow Bridge

State Hwy 87, Port Arthur, TX 77642

Completed in 1938, the Rainbow Bridge is the tallest bridge on the Gulf Coast. It...

statue of Dick Dowling

Sabine Pass Battleground State Historic Site

6100 Dowling Rd. Port Arthur, TX 77641
(512) 463-7948

The Battle at Sabine Pass  The story of the Civil War battle fought here sounds...

Historic Home built in 1915 by Dutch settlers

Vuylsteke Home

The Vuylsteke Home was built in 1905 by J.E. Alexander in the space of 75 days...

cajun house in port arthur texas

La Maison Des Acadienne

1500 Boston Avenue, Nederland, TX
(409) 722-0279

Completed in 1976, La Maison Des Acadienne – or “house of...

Group tour at Boomtown

Spindletop-Gladys City/Boomtown Museum

5550 Jimmy Simmons Blvd, Beaumont, TX
(409) 880-1750

Near the original Spindletop site, Gladys City, founded in 1892, quickly became a...