Golden Triangle Veterans Honored in Babe Zaharias Park

Southeast Texas has a both a rich history and a good record of creating ways to pass that history down to future generations. The Golden Triangle is also very respectful of our Southeast Texas veterans. The two come together at the Southeast Texas Veterans Memorial at Babe Zaharias Park. The memorial statue was donated by the employees of Conns who dedicated the memorial as a tribute to veterans of all wars from 1776 to present. As you may know, Conns and its employees have a... Read More

Gladys City Cowboy Ruckus and Camp Out

Mark your calendars for a rowdy and raucous celebration of Southeast Texas ranching heritage! Featuring World Champion Whipcracker and Trick Roper CHRIS McDANIEL On Saturday, April 20th at Spindletop Gladys City Boomtown on University Drive in Beaumont on the Lamar University Campus. With special guests: The Big Thicket Outlaws Beaumont Vintage Base Ball Team Former Texas Rangers Association The Back Porch Friends Dulcimer Group There will also be a Pie-Eating Contest, Games,... Read More

FREE Fun with Grand Kids – December Wildcatter Weekend

Southeast Texas Parents need a little time during December to knock out Christmas shopping, wrap presents, and do all the little things they need to before giving your grandkids a perfect Christmas. And your kids have been hogging your grandkids since school started haven’t they?  You deserve a little weekend time with them. The Wildcatter Weekend on December 8 is  a perfect chance for Southeast Texas grandparents  to spend a few quality hours with your grandchildren. Not... Read More

Horsin’ Around. FREE Wildcatter Weekend at Spindletop Gladys City Boomtown 11/10

On November 13, 1925, Spindletop produced its second major oil boom when the Yount-Lee Oil Company used new technology to drill on the flanks of Spindletop Hill.  As a result of this discovery – and the wealth that followed, Miles Yount and his wife, Pansy, soon became known as some of the most important breeders of horses in the United States. Gladys City will celebrate this historically important second Spindletop boom with a historical lecture in the morning. There will... Read More

October13th Wildcatter Weekend at Spindletop Gladys City

How do we get oil out of the ground? We’ve all seen oil derricks before. Southeast Texas is littered with them- new and shiny, ancient and rusty, and everything in between. My dad used to work on a drilling rig and has tried to explain to me what his role was. Still, I’ve never really understood how they work.  It’s a shame, as they play such a rich role in our Golden Triangle economy. Spindletop Gladys City, on the Lamar Beaumont Campus, is a great place to learn more... Read More

Wild Catter Weekends

Do you like to combine history and entertainment? Spindletop Gladys City Boomtown hosts an excellent series called “Wild Catter Weekends” ideal for Southeast Texas senior citizens, families, and children. These weekends are carefully constructed to simultaneously inform and entertain.  The Wildcatter weekends offer a great entertainment option for seniors. First, the Wildcatter weekends are free- wonderful for Golden Triangle Seniors looking to stretch their budget... Read More

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