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The Grove

405 Moseley St, Jefferson, TX 75657-2307
+1 903-665-8018
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Fascinating place

The owner of this house has done his research to learn the history of his home, and he is a master... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tofte6
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Paris, Arkansas
Passion of the House

We had made a appointment to have a tour and not knowing what to expect. The house was lovely, the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
kimberleyann62
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A one-hour tour of one of Jefferson's most historic - and haunted - locations. The Grove is an 1861 home that uniquely mirrors the history of the riverport city... and the ghost stories there go back over 100 years. The history of the home is fascinating; it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and is a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark. Along with the history, though, you'll hear ghost stories from the owners and find out just what it's like to live in a haunted home. Come visit The Grove for a peek into Jefferson's past... and a few residents who may still be hanging around!
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405 Moseley St, Jefferson, TX 75657-2307
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The owner of this house has done his research to learn the history of his home, and he is a master storyteller. The house is lovely, and every room has its own tale, whether that be the contents of the room or the ghosts that...More

Thank tofte6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had made a appointment to have a tour and not knowing what to expect. The house was lovely, the owner and writer was well informed and had a passion for the house and it's history. I definitely suggest tour if you want to know...More

Thank kimberleyann62
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed my recent tour of The Grove. I learned interesting history of not only the house, but the town of Jefferson! Mitchell is a fun host. I highly recommend it!

Thank marciadawn
Reviewed 25 October 2017

I visit The Grove yearly and always bring “First Timers”. We are never disappointed. Mitchel Whitington’s spell binding stories coupled with the history of The Grove and the town of Jefferson, makes this experience educational and entertaining. My only regret if you will, is that...More

Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Learned quite a bit of history. Good stories and beautiful home. They have done a good job with the furnishing and love that they do not overbook.

Thank photogal52
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The owner Mitchel Whitington was a fantastic and knowledgeable host. His tour had just the right mix of humor, history and hauntings. He loves and respects the residence and it is very obvious. We thoroughly enjoyed the tour, my only regret is I didn't purchase...More

Thank lhunt2725
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed The Grove! The history of Jefferson was very interesting and the "ghost stories" were an added bonus! Highly recommend.

Thank howdy2690
Reviewed 25 July 2017

The guy that gives you the tour was entertaining. I enjoyed hearing about the history of the house. If you love history, Its worth a look.

Thank chai73
Reviewed 21 July 2017

The Grove is one of our favorite places to visit when in Jefferson. You can participate in a tour of the house and grounds hosted by owner/author/historian Mitchel Whitington. One of our favorite writers of Ghosts and stories of Haunts, we love to hear his...More

Thank BJWard
Reviewed 15 July 2017

The cat was my daughter's favorite part I think. The house is lovely and the history is great! a MUST stop in!!!

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dtomlin1959
12 July 2017|
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Response from whois23 | Property representative |
We recommend the tour for ages 10 and above, not because of the ghost stories, but because of the history. Adults LOVE the history of the house, which include a few love stories, but kids can get bored and restless during... More
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Ann77586
13 August 2015|
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Response from whois23 | Property representative |
Hi - thanks for your question. Probably the only obstacle would be the half a dozen steps on the front of the house. There are a number of photos on our website (just Google "The Grove - Jefferson") or online where you can... More
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