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Spindletop Gladys City Boomtown and Babe Didrikson Zaharias Museum

Start Date/Time:
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 9:00 AM
End Date/Time:
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 10:00 AM
Recurring Event:
One time event
Normal Priority
Senior Adult Program

Babe Didrikson Zaharias Museum holds the awards, records, and achievements of this local Olympic gold medalist. Lunch is on your own at Floyd’s Cajun Seafood and Steak House. After lunch, explore history at the Spindletop Gladys City Boomtown, an outdoor museum giving visitors a glimpse of the historic Spindletop oil field and recreated Gladys City. When the Lucas Gusher blew at Spindletop Jan. 10, 1901, it marked the birth of the modern petroleum industry in the Beaumont area. Finish the day with a re-enactment of the gusher with water. Departing from Tomball Regional Medical Center, 605 Holderrieth (Parking Lot E) in Tomball. Register online at or call 281-893-3726. A $5 prepaid, non-refundable fee covers the cost of this trip. Checks are payable to Fun4Seniors and should be mailed to 1731 Hugh Road, Houston, Texas 77067.

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