πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ [4K60] Jefferson, Texas! 🚘 Drive with me in a Texas town!

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ [4K60] Jefferson, Texas! 🚘 Drive with me in a Texas town!

Join me for an ultra high definition real time driving tour of Jefferson, Texas!

Jefferson, Texas is located in East Texas and has a population of about 2,500 people. Jefferson was founded in 1841 and is known for its many historical markers in the town. Many of the historic houses in Jefferson now operate as a bed and breakfast, making Jefferson known as the Bed and Breakfast Capital of Texas.

There are many historic buildings and tourist attractions in the town including the Gould Railroad Car and the Jefferson Carnegie Library which was constructed in 1907 with money donated by Andrew Carnegie.

Jefferson was able to benefit from being an important port due to the natural formation of a log jam that kept the Red River at high enough water levels for significant amounts of commercial traffic coming in from the Mississippi River. After the Civil War the town was one of the largest in Texas, with a population rumored to be approaching 30,000 people. In 1873 the army corp of engineers cleared away the log jam, which then caused the river and Caddo lake to drop their level to the extent that commercial traffic was no longer able to reach the town by boat.

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11 Comments

  1. Lambert Walks on November 29, 2022 at 10:45 pm

    Excellent video

  2. Donavan Johnson on November 29, 2022 at 10:50 pm

    Right down the road from Marshall TX off of us highway 59
    Happy Easter from Beaumont TX

  3. Jim Bob on November 29, 2022 at 10:52 pm

    Can anyone tell me if the trail under trsin bridge will be decorated for Halloween

  4. Rb Smith on November 29, 2022 at 10:56 pm

    I remembered. At first, I have visited Jefferson in 1989 for a few hours. And again on cooler Easter weekend of 2007 with a friend from Japan who enjoyed seeing lot of historic places and took many pictures and videos. There were lot of visitors from everywhere including far places such as Wisconsin. Lodgings was so full plus lot of campers and RV. We have eaten lunch at Auntie Skinner 3 times and dinner elsewhere. And we visited at Caddo Lake in Karnack, he loved it too. Later back to Houston not enjoyable.

  5. Classic Car Fanatic on November 29, 2022 at 11:11 pm

    3:05 beautiful early 50s Chevy truck. Matches the vibe out here. The corvettes were also nice.

  6. G D on November 29, 2022 at 11:13 pm

    Those roads tho are beat up!

  7. W.D. Callahan on November 29, 2022 at 11:17 pm

    You came so close this time! You should have stopped by and said hi. I’m up here on the lake. Jefferson is my closest grocery store.

  8. G D on November 29, 2022 at 11:19 pm

    Cool lil town!

  9. Steven Bebout on November 29, 2022 at 11:19 pm

    The problem with Texas is Texans

  10. Cal Techie on November 29, 2022 at 11:22 pm

    What kind of vehicle are you driving?

  11. Cathy 111 on November 29, 2022 at 11:24 pm

    We stayed in Jefferson at the Executive Inn and the only place we could find to eat breakfast was McDonalds.

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