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Spindletop/Gladys City Boomtown Museum

Spindletop/Gladys City Boomtown Museum

a guide and a history.

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Published by Lamar University in Beaumont, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Beaumont (Tex.),
  • Texas,
  • Beaumont.
    • Subjects:
    • Spindletop/Gladys City Boomtown Museum.,
    • Lamar University -- Museums.,
    • Petroleum industry and trade -- Texas -- Beaumont.,
    • Industrial museums -- Texas -- Beaumont.,
    • Historical museums -- Texas -- Beaumont.,
    • Beaumont (Tex.) -- History.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF394.B3 S67 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination39 p. :
      Number of Pages39
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL936930M
      LC Control Number95620663
      OCLC/WorldCa25987937


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A Guide and a cturer: Lamar University. Gladys City officially opened on Janu Spindletop/Gladys City Boomtown Museum book, a new Spindletop Museum opened in its own building, located several blocks from the Gladys City complex, on April 1, The Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum has one full-time director, four part-time staff members, and an advisory council.

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For more information, visit Gladys City Boomtown Museum. Compiled and edited by Kathy Weiser, January See our South Texas & the Gulf Coast photo galleries HERE.

Also See: Texas Energy Museum & the Texas Oil Boom. Borger – Rip Roaring “Booger Town” Texas (main page) Sources: Gladys Spindletop/Gladys City Boomtown Museum book Museum. Texas State Historical Association. The museum may be closed to the general public during your event upon request.

Refundable Damage Deposit, $$1, depending on the nature of the event. Download the Spindletop-Gladys City Facility Rental Packet All rental fees and policies are effective October 1, Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Physical Address: Lamar University Jimmy Simmons Blvd.(formerly University Drive) Beaumont, TX Get Directions Mailing Address: P.O.

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Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown, Beaumont, Texas. K likes. For over 40 years, Gladys City has given visitors a glimpse into life in the historic Spindletop oil field circa /5(57).

Spindletop was an enormous geyser of oil that exploded from a drilling site at Spindletop Hill, a mound located in southeastern Texas, in Reaching a height of more than feet and. The museum is a building replica of Gladys City, the oil boomtown that sprang up overnight when the Lucas Gusher blew in on Spindletop Hill Janumarking the beginning of the.

Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown, Beaumont, Texas. K likes. For over 40 years, Gladys City has given visitors a glimpse into life in the historic Spindletop oil field circa /5(56).

InLamar University dedicated the Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum to preserve the history of the Spindletop oil gusher era in Beaumont.

The museum features an oil derrick and many reconstructed Gladys City building interiors furnished with authentic artifacts from the Spindletop boomtown on: 3 mi south of Beaumont, Texas on Spindletop. The Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum in Beaumont tells the story of the Spindletop well, a discovery that created the greatest oil boom in America – exceeding the nation’s first oil discovery well in in Pennsylvania.

Beaumont Tourism; Beaumont Hotels; Beaumont Bed and Breakfast; Beaumont Vacation Rentals; Beaumont Vacation Packages; Flights to Beaumont; Beaumont Restaurants/5(). On a cool, sunny Monday that would have been ideal for visitors to Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum, the grounds were empty.

The only sound punctuating the quiet was that of a Author: Kim Brent. The Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum in Beaumont, Texas commemorates the discovery of oil at the Spindletop Hill salt dome in Beaumont on Jan. 10, The discovery sparked a major oil boom in Texas that continues today.

The museum is a recreation of. The Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum at Lamar University in Beaumont celebrates those early days from 10 a.m.

to 5 p.m. on January 7 with its annual Driller’s Reunion, the commemoration of the th anniversary of the discovery of Spindletop oil. The Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum features pioneer memorabilia in 15 buildings on the site of a local salt dome.

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