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Pattillo Higgins (December 5, 1863-June 5, 1955) was a businessman as well as a self-taught geologist. He earned the nickname the "Prophet o...

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Captain Anthony F. Lucas - mining engineer responsible for drilling the Lucas gusher at Spindletop.

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La Maison Beausoleil Museum

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Beaumont Main Street

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Portal to Texas History

Oil Field in Beaumont, Texas, 1901

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Jefferson County Historical Commission

History of Jefferson County, Texas

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BEAUMONT, TX | The Handbook of Texas Online| Texas State Historical Association (TSHA)

BEAUMONT, TX | The Handbook of Texas Online| Texas State Historical Association (TSHA)

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Tyrrell Historical Library Digital Collections Portal

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The Story of Beaumont by Florence Stratton

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Articles by W. T. Block

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The McFaddin-Ward House was built in 1905-06. The Beaux-Arts Colonial style home and its furnishings reflect the lifestyle of the prominent family that lived in the house for seventy-five years. Call us at (409) 832-2134 to schedule a tour!

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Day 16 - Beau stops for a photo by this landmark sign and learned that Beaumont ushered in the industrial era. #elfontheshelf #beaumont

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The Beaumont Heritage Society is organized for educational and civic purposes, to preserve and assist in the preservation of landmarks, (including but not limited to the John Jay French House), documents, pictures, names, mementos, and instruments of historical value, and to preserve the natural beauty of Beaumont, Texas.

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U.S. oil gas history AOGHS Self-taught geologist Patillo Higgins will become the “Prophet of Spindletop” after founding the Gladys City Oil, Gas & Manufacturing Company in 1892. He is part of America’s petroleum history – remembered for his role in discovering the giant Spindletop oil field near Beaumont, Texas

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The Story of Beaumont by Florence Stratton

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Alexander Graham Bell (1847-1922), inventor of the telephone. Bell would have been known to history simply as Alexander Bell, but he was highly jealous of his brothers’ middle names and asked for and received one for his 11th birthday. His interest in acoustics developed during his childhood through his experiences with his deaf mother, influencing his later work with the deaf and experimentation with sound.