Texarkana, Texas

About Texarkana, Texas. 

An east / west  Texas Bankhead Highway trip will begin in Texarkana, Texas. Texarkana  sits directly on the borders of Texas and Arkansas. One unique result of this is the sharing of the post office. Split by the state line the building is not contested but celebrated.

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Things to see in Texarkana, Texas.

Texarkana is also home to the Grim Hotel.

The Grim Hotel, once a grand building, now sits abandoned and in decay, but this will soon change. Like many other early twentieth century hotels along the Bankhead Highway the Grim is being renovated.

Hotel Grim awaiting revitalization

The restored Perot Theatre is located at 3rd and Main St, in downtown Texarkana, Texas. This city owned theatre built in 1924is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Open to visitors and free of charge be sure to bring a tripod for photos.

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