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About Tammy Doriot

Learn more about me and my local business: http://www.bedandbreakfastjeffersontx.com/the-inn-about-the-inn.htm


Here are my most recent posts:



3rd Annual Summer Theater Festival

3rd Annual Summer Theater Festival

Posted by on July 16, 2014

Jul 15, 2014 - Aug 17, 2014
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The Mystery of Edwin Drood is a Broadway Musical that is being performed by the East Texas Performing Arts group right here in Jefferson, Texas. This production marks the beginning of the 2014 Summer Theatre and Country Music Festival. This is the 3rd year this group has brought fine theater to Jefferson in the summertime, when the weather is hot read more...

31st Annual Candlelight Tour of Homes

Picture of a homeowner during the Jefferson Texas Candlelight Tour of Homes.

Posted by on September 26, 2013

Dec 6, 2013 - Dec 15, 2013
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The 31st annual Jefferson Texas Candlelight Tour of Homes offers some first time only houses this year. The tour of homes during Candlelight is like no other around. These houses are lived in by real people who love and cherish the homes history and lineage. In fact most of the folks in Jefferson know a lot about the people who read more...

The Atalanta

Front of the J Gould Private Railroad Car in Jefferson Texas

Posted by on September 24, 2013

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The tale of robber baron J. Gould coming to Jefferson Texas in the late 1800’s is a story best left to the experts; who by the way still argue about these facts. However his signature and curse on Jefferson remain in the guest register at the Excelsior Hotel dated Monday January 2, 1882. J. Gould was well known in the read more...

Model HO Gauge Railroad Exhibit

building behind the Jefferson Texas Historic Museum

Posted by on July 10, 2013

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A few years ago the Jefferson Texas Historic Society & Museum members found out that the R. D. Moses Model Railroad was going to be given to a town that would cherish and take care of this model that was created out of love for trains and Texas. Once the Moses family members visited Jefferson Texas they decided that it read more...

Made In The Shade

The front of the building showing the sign and some of the items for sale.

Posted by on June 18, 2013

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Jefferson Texas is home to some fun and unique gift shops it is sometimes hard to decide what to shop for first. Made in the Shade is one of those fun stores. Angie the owner started the boutique to rebuild lamp shades, you know the ones that have all the beautiful lace and beading and fancy trims. Then she started read more...

Beauty and the Book

Exterior of red painted building with signs and chairs and table on the front porch.

Posted by on May 28, 2013

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Beauty and the Book is not just any beauty salon that sells book. It is a one of a kind shop that you might walk into and find a famous author there for the afternoon autographing books for fans and people getting their hair done in the newest styles by Kathy Patrick the owner and visionary of the store. You read more...

Big Cypress Corvette Classic Car Show

Robin's egg blue shiny vintage Corvette car with polished chrome wheel covers, exhaust pipes and open hood exposing engine.

Posted by on April 29, 2013

May 31, 2013 - Jun 1, 2013
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2013 marks the 3rd year the Corvette car show has brought many gorgeous “vettes” to downtown Jefferson TX. It is expected that this year there will be many more contestants joining the show – so lots more for car buffs to enjoy. Big Cypress Classes include C-1 through C-6, and C-5 and C-6 Wide Body. A portion of the entrance read more...

White Oak Manor Bed and Breakfast

White painted house with elaborate white porch railing, red roof and white picket fence and pink flowering shrubs.

Posted by on April 26, 2013

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The home was built by Marion County’s first County Extension officer when he moved to town. In 1911, Mr. Craver and his brother constructed the house. When the building was completed, it was a single story home with porches on both the front and the back for cooling off on hot summer days. Over the years the house has had read more...

The Cork Yard

Narrow patio enclosed by brick walls with black metal mesh tables and chairs and people listening to a live band.

Posted by on April 26, 2013

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When you see the open sign hanging out over the sidewalk, you just have to take a peek inside The Cork Yard. Aptly named, it is mostly an outdoor restaurant between two buildings with a small seating room inside if you’d prefer that to open air dining. In the winter months, a large tent with many strings of lights makes read more...

Jefferson Historical Museum

Multi-story red brick building with arched windows and gray slate roof, surrounded by green-leafed trees.

Posted by on April 26, 2013

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The building construction began in 1888 and was completed in 1890 to house the Federal Court House and U.S. Post Office. When the government closed them both, the Jefferson Historical Society bought the building in 1965 to become the home of all the collections the Society had amassed. In the basement are jail cells complete with bars that hold some read more...

Tammy Doriot

Posted by on April 2, 2013

Location: Jefferson, TX Since: 2011 — I moved to Jefferson because my husband and I wanted to be back in a small town that had nice people and enough things to do to keep us busy year round and NO SNOW! I love that on any given day you can walk all around town and people wave and stop just read more...