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In just over two decades the Foundation has accomplished much to preserve Jefferson's glorious past:

​• Achieved designation of The Steamboat Wharf as a Texas Archaeological Landmark.
• Maintained, beautified, and lightedStern Fountain.
• Acquired space and created Thomas Jefferson Park.
• Acquired and restored the Jefferson Ordnance Magazine (aka-Confederate Powder Magazine) and arranged its listing in the National Register of Historic Places.
• Obtained a portion of the Robert and Harriet Potter Historical Site to assure its preservation.
• Commissioned Jacques Bagur, a professional researcher, to write a history of Jefferson's Golden Era 1841-1874). The manuscript has just gone to print and is now offered in hardback and is available for purcase, click here for more informltion.
• Employed the University of Houston's Center for Historic Architecture to survey Jefferson's Historic Structures.
• Worked with the United States Army Corps of Engineers to locate and excavate the original sites of early Steamboat Wharves.
• Arranged field trips from theUniversity of Houston and Texas A & M University to evaluate structures to be included in the Historic American Building Survey.
• Co-sponsored an investigation, which led to the location and identification of the last autonomous Caddo Indian Village.
• Founded the annual Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes®.
• Took over publication and management of The Jeffersonian, Marion County's official tourism publication.
• Continues to financially support historic restoration projects of other organizations.
Our desire for Jefferson is to share its beauty, its history , and the warmth of the community with the world.
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Thursdays, Nov. 30, & Dec. 7, 3-7 p.m.
Fridays, Dec. 1, & Dec. 8, 5-9 p.m.
Saturdays, Dec.2, & Dec. 9, 5-9 p.m.
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