Jul 12

July Photo Caption Contest

What am I saying?

Visit us on Facebook and add your caption as a comment to this photo.   The comment with the most “likes” will be published in the August magazine.

Jun 21

Antique, Primitive, Vintage, Retro & Collectible

Tip: What are the Differences Between: Antique, Primitive, Vintage, Retro & Collectible An “Antique” is an item 100 years old or older that is of considerable value due to age, condition and historical value. A “Primitive” is usually a hand-made piece made out of necessity by early settlers such as a churn, table or utility …

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Jun 20

Kilgore…

alleycats

From Gladewater, head South on TX-271 to FM135 to Kilgore, home of the famous Kilgore Rangerettes and some fantastic treasure hunting! Follow the signs to Downtown (Look for the large rows of old oil derricks) and find your way to Main Street. Alley Cats Antiques and Gifts at 213 E. Main has beautiful antiques, primitives, …

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Jun 19

Gladewater…

Christies

On TX-80 East of Big Sandy is Gladewater, The Antique Capital of East Texas. You’ll see the sign to Downtown from TX-80 at FM 271. There are lots of shops to visit, but three must visit places are: Christie’s Collectibles has Fenton, Heritage Lace, furniture and more. Star 4 Antiques is inside the Gladewater Antique …

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Jun 19

Big Sandy … Hawkins… Holly Lake

Hestand

You’ll want to visit Big Sandy on a Saturday, because Saxon Auctions: The Longest Running Auction in the State of Texas happens every Saturday night at 6:30pm. To get there, head East of 80 and when you get to the lake in Big Sandy, look on the North hill to see the auction barn. The …

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Jun 19

Athens…Ben Wheeler…Murchison

RDWilson

    From Canton, head South East on HWY 64 and take a slight Right on 271 to Ben Wheeler. This charming town has many shops, but be sure to check out renowned Decoy Artist R.D. Wilson and other artists exhibiting at Far Out Fest June 22-23.         From there, head South …

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Jun 17

Mineola…

Ponderosa

Mineola is on TX-80 1.5 hrs East of Dallas, or just 34 minutes North of Tyler on TX-69. This beautiful Downtown has lots to do and see. Don’t miss: The Ponderosa Gun Shop with unique collectible firearms and more. Uniques & Antiques, The largest Antique Mall in Mineola just off Broadway on Line St. Stonewall …

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Jun 12

June is in Full Swing!

”I iz kewt. whanna smooch meh whiskerz?”

Summer is upon us. This June, get out and see some treasures. We’ve made planning easy with day trips to towns that have lots to see. See the map for each area, complete with directions and places to visit in the print magazine and on articles here online. Or, visit the interactive version and have …

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May 16

In search of Antiques, Art and Collectible Treasure In East Texas

This is likely more than a day’s drive around East Texas, but whether you start with one city or visit the Business Directory to plan your trip, when you visit the places on this map, you’ll be sure to find your next treasure. View East Texas Treasure Map in a larger map

May 15

The Art Behind Music Memorabilia: Collections of a Roadie

Passes

Backstage passes include great images and historical facts. Did you know Guns and Roses and The Rolling Stones played a tour together? Also check out ticket stubs, and posters that contain amazing photos taken of Jimi Hendrix, Van Halen, early ZZ Top and more. Records have always retained some sort of value, not just for …

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