Mount Vernon

Pause to soak up a turn-of-the-century main street moment in Mount Vernon. It’s all there from the courthouse, depot, jail, churches, firehouse, neighborhoods and commercial buildings to the remnants of Texas’ first paved road, the Bankhead Highway. Every building has a story to tell and a modern experience to offer as you make your way through museums, art galleries, shops, and restaurants in diverse historic venues. Walk in and your are quickly engaged with the a contemporary culture in touch with its historic roots.