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1604 N. Jefferson Mount Pleasant, Texas 75455 www.mtpleasanttx.com


WELCOME

Moonlight Festival & Outhouse Races 3rd Saturday in May Mount Pleasant Rodeo 1st Weekend in June Smokey Eyed BBQ Cook-Off

Welcome to Mount Pleasant Sweetest Town in Texas Experience the charm of the historic downtown district and the abundance of antique and specialty gift shops in this charming Texas Main Street City. Mount Pleasant has two premier golf courses and three area lakes that offer acres of fishing, swimming and skiing. And, Mount Pleasant has CHOCOLATE! Chocolate from Sweet Shop USA, Cheesecake from Laura’s Cheesecake and Pralines from Golden Gals Candy Company! All hometown delights and guaranteed to satisfy any sweet tooth. Indulge yourself and enjoy your visit to the Sweetest Town in Texas.

3rd Saturday in June Happy Birthday USA Fireworks Last Sunday in June DSRA Outboard Championship Races September Titus County Fair Last Wednesday thru Saturday of September Fright-tober Every weekend in October Downtown Open House 1st Sunday in November Deck the Halls Christmas Crafts

1604 N. Jefferson • Mount Pleasant, Texas 75455 903-572-8567 • www.mtpleasanttx.com info@mtpleasanttx.com Cover: Model Victoria Watson • Product: Sweet Shop USA Photographer: Shutter Snapper (www.shuttersnapper.com) Publisher: Echo Publishing (www.ssecho.com)

Friday & Saturday before Thanksgiving Rotary Christmas Parade 1st Saturday in December Meetings and Special Events Mount Pleasant Civic Center (21,000 sq. ft. Meeting Facility) 1800 N. Jefferson  903-575-4190  civiccenter@mpcity.org


HISTORIC DOWNTOWN Step back in time and stroll the brick sidewalks of the Historic Downtown District. Shoppers will delight in the selection of specialty gift shops, clothing and shoe stores, tea rooms and bakery, antique and unique furniture, crafts and designer jewelry.

Titus County Courthouse Located in the center of town, the Titus County Courthouse was built in 1897 and was remodeled in 1940, 1962 and 1990. The solid brass bell that hung in the original structure is now housed and rings in the Bell Tower opposite the Courthouse. The Veterans Memorial and Confederate Monument located on the Courthouse grounds are tributes to the service men and women of Titus County. One block from the square, visitors can enjoy a pictorial history and artifact display at the Mount Pleasant Pubic Library.

Building History Tour Every building has a story. Learn more about Mount Pleasant’s history through a self-guided tour of its downtown buildings. Built in 1894, the oldest building in Mount Pleasant is the home of Jo’s Antiques located on the corner of 1st and Jefferson Streets.

Sweet Tooth Tour No visit is complete without a tour of the Mount Pleasant sweet shops. Explore the specialty gourmet shops featuring “baked from scratch” cheesecake at Laura’s Cheesecake (www. laurascheesecakes.com) and a fresh batch of pralines from Golden Gal’s Candy Company (www.goldengalscandy.com). Both shops are located in historic downtown Mount Pleasant. Chocolate lovers can watch chocolatiers roll, hand dip and decorate chocolate and truffle delights at Sweet Shop USA located at 1316 Industrial Road (www.sweetshopusa.com). Call 1-800-222-2269 for Sweet Shop USA tour information.

JUST FOR FUN Live Entertainment Whatley Center for the Performing Arts - NTCC Campus Call 903-572-3644 or visit www.ntcc.edu for schedule.

Golfing At Its Best Mount Pleasant Golf Course - This beautiful 18 hole course is located at the Mount Pleasant Country Club. 903-572-0751

More Fun For The Family Mt. Pleasant Cinema 6 .......... 1706 S. Jefferson.....903-572-6321 City Swimming Pool .......... 1008 S. Florey................903-572-3512 Pleasant Bowling Center .......... Hwy 67 E. .............903-572-0347 City Library & Museum .......... 213 N. Madison ....903-575-4180

Exhibits & Tours Legends & Lawless Modern Western Museum - An exhibit of Texas and Western memorabilia including an outstanding John Wayne collection. 2747 Old Paris Road. Open Tues.-Sat., 9 am-5 pm. 903-572-9416 Radar & The Texas Thunder Team - Owned by Priefert Manufacturing, Radar holds the Guinness World Record for being the tallest living horse. Tours of the Percheron Stables by appointment. 903-572-1741, Ext. 210 Master Gardens is a work in progress and already has demonstration beds filled with Texas Superstar plants, Iris beds, Sunflower patch, Rain Water Harvesting, and a greenhouse. When completed, visitors will enjoy an East Texas nature walking trail, wetland bogs and bluebird nesting grounds. Stop by and watch the progress. Open 24/7 at the Titus County Extension property at 1708 Industrial Road. Directions available at the Chamber of Commerce office.


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Airport – Mount Pleasant Regional Airport* Master Gardens Sweet Shop U.S.A. Chamber of Commerce & Industrial Foundation City Hall & Police Station 501 N. Madison City Park & Swimming Pool Dellwood Park Civic Center & Fair Grounds County Courthouse – 100 W. 1st Golf – Mt. Pleasant Country Club Golf – Shadow Lakes Golf Course Hospital – Titus Regional Medical Center Library, Museum & Genealogy Center - 3rd & Madison Northeast Texas Community College & Whatley Center, CR 1735 Post Office - 201 W. Alabama Rodeo Arena - CR 2152 School – Chapel Hill ISD - CR 1735 School – Harts Bluff ISD - CR 1402 School – Mt. Pleasant High School & Ball Fields

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FOR MORE COMMUNITY INFORMATION:

MT. PLEASANT / TITUS COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 1604 N. Jefferson • Mt. Pleasant, TX 75455 • 903-572-8567 www.mtpleasanttx.com  •  info@mtpleasanttx.com

Caldwell Park Van Buren & W. 2nd Dellwood Park 726 E. Ferguson Rd. Edwards Park 1304 N. Edwards Fair Park 1802 N. Jefferson Heritage Park 1713 N. Edwards R.L. Jurney Park 1216 E. 8th Street Keith Park Gibson Avenue & W. 5th Oaklawn Park 1103 Searcy Avenue Town Lake 2508 N. Jefferson * Mount Pleasant Regional Airport is located at 501 Mike Hall Parkway. The 5000’ x 75’ runway has standard pilot-controlled lighting and 24-hour automated 100LL pump. Contact 903-575-4020 or access the web site at www.mpcity.net.


BACK TO NATURE Camping Enjoy outstanding camping facilities, cabins, swimming, boating, fishing and hiking at Lake Bob Sandlin State Park. 15 miles southwest of Mount Pleasant on highway 21. 903-572-5531 • 1-800-792-1112 • www.tpwd.state.tx.us

RV Parks Big Cypress RV Park 3190 FM 1520........................................................................................ 903-767-2202 Kason Kamp RV Park 3903 Hwy 11, Cason............................................................................... 903-573-0330 Mount Pleasant KOA Kampground 2322 Greenhill Road............................................................................... 903-572-5005 Lake Country RV Park 11 PR 2352............................................................................................. 903-572-6300 Ramblin Fever RV Park 3342 Hwy. 271 N.................................................................................... 903-572-1150 Rocky Road RV Park 1482 FM 3417........................................................................................ 903-563-2232

TEXAS LAKE COUNTRY Over 17,000 acres of boating, fishing, camping, parks and skiing. Mount Pleasant offers access to Lakes Bob Sandlin, Monticello and Welsh, all famed for outstanding bass, crappie and catfish. Lake Bob Sandlin: For recreation, the crown jewel of Lake Bob Sandlin is the beautiful 641 acre state park. Its 1.6 miles of shoreline lie along the fringe of an ancient Indian trail, the Cherokee Trace. The 9,460 acre reservoir is five miles southwest of Mount Pleasant. Lake Monticello: This 2,000-acre cooling reservoir for Luminant’s Monticello Steam Electric Station produces more bass per acre than any lake in the state of Texas. A county park provides rest rooms, camping facilities and boat ramps. Lake Welsh: This AEP Swepco cooling reservoir draws most of its trophy bass fishermen during cold winter months.

Cabins Deer Lake Cabins 838 Kings Country Blvd., Scroggins........................................... 903-860-3898 Greer Farm 1444 CR 1125, Daingerfield . ................................................................ 903-645-3232 Heart’s Bluff Game Ranch 805 CR 1915, Talco................................................................... 903-379-2114 Snappy Pappy’s 2550 FM 21, Pittsburg...........................................................1-888-572-6956

Scenic Drives Northeast Texas Bluebird Trail – From February through May enjoy a self-guided tour through the country roads of Titus County. A Trail of 3 Cities Scenic Driving Tour A tour of turn-of-thecentury homes, downtown plazas, historic courthouses, antique shops and more in the cities of Mount Pleasant, Mount Vernon and Pittsburg. The Greer Farm offers “pick your own” berries and fresh vegetables. Located at 1444 CR 1125, Daingerfield. Call 903-645-3232 for “in season” crops.

Town Lake: Built in 1937 as a water supply reservoir, a grass planting project along Town Lake’s shore gave birth to Mount Pleasant’s municipal golf course. This recreational park is located at 2508 N. Jefferson featuring picnic tables, grills and two boat ramps. Dellwood Park: Once the site of a well-known health resort, this 45 acre park was famous for its mineral springs and used as campgrounds by the Caddo Indians. The park has a swimming pool, jogging trail, nature trail, tennis courts, picnic tables, pavilions, playground and sports fields. Hwy. 49 East.


DONUTS Donuts, Etc. ...................1603 S. Jefferson............................................. 903-717-8934 BBQ Bodacious BBQ...................100 W. Ferguson.......................................... 903-572-7860 BAKERIES & DELI Butler’s Pantry....................... 120 N. Madison . ..................................... 903-572-4408 Laura’s Cheesecake....................... 109 N. Madison . .............................. 903-577-8177 Uptown Bliss....................... 303 W. 1st St. ............................................ 903-572-3818 FAMILY & FINE DINING Applebee’s ...................2300 Greenhill Road.......................................... 903-577-7234 Chili’s Tennison...................2403 S Jefferson.......................................... 903-577-8778 Herschel’s Family Restaurant.......1612 S. Jefferson................................ 903-572-7801 IHOP ........2502 West Ferguson.............................................................. 903-572-7400 Mount Pleasant Country Club.......1000 Country Club Drive.................... 903-572-1804 Varsity Diner....................... 2501 W. Ferguson ..................................... 903-717-8915 HAMBURGERS Braum’s ................1303 S. Jefferson....................................................... 903-572-0772 Burger King ..........2000 N. Jefferson...................................................... 903-572-0171 McDonald’s.....2002 N. Jefferson & 1901 S. Jefferson.............................. 903-572-5380

*Best Western   102 E. Burton Road..............................................................................903-577-7377 *Candlewood Suites    2407 S. Jefferson.................................................................................903-572-4600 *Hampton Inn & Suites   2504 W. Ferguson Road.......................................................................903-572-7100 *Holiday Inn Express   2306 Greenhill Road............................................................................903-577-3800 *La Quinta Inn & Suite   1620 Rotan Ave...................................................................................903-572-5514 *Quality Inn    2515 West Ferguson Road...................................................................903-577-7553 *Super 8 Motel   204 Lakewood Drive............................................................................903-572-9808 Adobe Motel   1102 W. 16th St...................................................................................903-572-5757 Colonial House Hotel   101 W. 16th St.....................................................................................903-572-3481 Days Inn   2501 West Ferguson Road...................................................................903-577-0152 Executive Inn   2502 West Ferguson Road...................................................................903-572-6611 Pine Hills Motel   1125 W. 16th St...................................................................................903-572-6671 Sands Motel   227 W. Ferguson Road.........................................................................903-572-6681 Sundown Motel   913 W. 16th St.....................................................................................903-572-1728

*Member-Chamber of Commerce

ITALIAN Luigi’s Italian Café........2213 W. Ferguson Road...................................... 903-577-9701 MEXICAN Delia’s Mexican & Salvadorian Restaurant ...1406 N. Jefferson............... 903-577-1882 El Chico Restaurant ......2506 W. Ferguson Road..................................... 903-572-1981 Taco Bell ................905 S. Jefferson....................................................... 903-572-3366 Two Senoritas Restaurant ........2601 W. Ferguson.................................. 903-572-5057 PIZZA Domino’s Pizza ...............1600 S. Jefferson............................................. 903-577-3030 Little Caesars.........................1401 S. Jefferson, Ste #2........................... 903-717-8899 Pizza Hut.........................1902 S. Jefferson............................................ 903-572-1871 SEAFOOD Mardi Gras Seafood ...............1350 Industrial Blvd. ............................... 903-572-9600

Lavender Mermaid Farm 975 CR 1332, Pittsburg...........................................................................903-855-1923

Enterprise 1511 N. Jefferson...................................................................................903-575-0500 Rental Car Momma........................ www.rentalcarmomma.com/cities/dallas

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