You are Invited to the 2011 Summer Photography Weekend
The Carriage House Bed and Breakfast
401 N. Polk St

Jefferson, Texas 75657
The Carriage House
The Carriage House Bed and Breakfast was built in 1920 by Eugene Meyer, the original owner of the Jefferson General Store.  This craftsman style home has seven rooms and extensive gardens.

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You are cordially invited to the 2011 Summer Photography Weekend at the Carriage House Bed and Breakfast.  Come spend a glorious weekend with us where we will focus on photography, fun and fellowship. 

Summer time is a fantastic time to visit Historic Jefferson and the Caddo Lake area.  Jefferson is renowned for its beautiful historic architecture and its New Orleans and Southern charm.  This old steamboat river port town is known for its target rich environment with opportunities for a one of kind "money shots" around every corner.

Caddo Lake is the most photographed lake in Texas.  With its dripping spanish moss and swamp like environment, you will surely capture some unique and interesting images.  Caddo Lake is a birders paradise and is home to alligators, turtles, beavers, nutria, and many other water loving critters.

For more information, please check out the 2011 Summer Photography Weekend webpage or call us at 903-665-9511.


New for the Summer Photography Weekend


Since the days of summer are longer, we have added a new activity for the Summer Photography Weekend.  Saturday afternoon, all participants will have the opportunity to tour and photograph some of the most beautiful historic homes and gardens of Jefferson.  In fact, several of the home owners will be dressed in traditional Victorian period dress for us.  How's that for a photo opp?

Information on the historic homes

Hale Walla HouseThe Hale-Walla House was built in 1890 and is a classic example of a Queen Anne Victorian Cottage.  This beautiful home is known for its lush and beautiful gardens.

The Seaborn Moseley Manor was built in 1851 by the eccentric Judge Seaborn Moseley.  This traditional Greek Revival home has many beautiful rose gardens featuring several unique varieties of Old Growth Roses.

The Grove, built in 1861, is the most famous of the homes that we will be able to tour and photograph due to its distinction as being the most haunted house in Jefferson and possibly the state of Texas. 




June 10, 2011 - Friday

3pm to 6pm - Check in at the Carriage House Bed & Breakfast

3pm to 7pm - Dinner is on your own

7pm to 9pm - Wine tasting sponsored by Los Pinos Ranch Vineyards at the Museum of Measurement and Time

9pm - ? - Painting with Light Demonstration

June 11, 2011 - SaturdayBarbara on Caddo Lake

6.30am - 8.30am - Sunrise Photo Walk

9.00am to 10am - Breakfast at the Carriage House Bed & Breakfast

10.00am to 3pm - On your own

3pm to 5pm - Historic Home Photo Walk

5.00pm to 6.30 pm - Fish and Gumbo Dinner @ Glory Dayz

6.30pm to 7pm - Drive to Caddo Lake

7pm to 8.30pm - Sunset photography boat tour on Caddo Lake

June 12, 2011

9am to 10am - Breakfast at the Carriage House Bed and Breakfast

11am - Check out

The photo contest will begin Monday June 13th so begin work on your favorite photo.

All activities will go on as planned unless we experience extreme weather (snow, ice, tornado, etc.). Please bring rain gear and equipment covers.


All Inclusive Weekend Costs


Photographer taking Picture 

$375 for an individual
$425 for a couple

This price includes your room for two nights, two breakfasts, all planned tour costs, the wine tasting, dinner at Glory Dayz, and the photo contest. Gratuities are not included

Please call us by June 1st 2011 at 903-665-9511 to make your reservation. All cancellations will need to be made by June 1st to avoid forfeiture of weekend cost.

Space is extremely limited for this fun-filled weekend and rooms will be filled on a first come, first served basis. Please call us today at 903-665-9511 to reserve your spot.


Free $25 Gas Card
Do you have a Pain in the Gas?
Stay 2 consecutive nights Sunday through Thursday and receive a $25 gas card to help pay for your gas to Jefferson.

Please call us at 903-665-9511 to make your reservations.
This offer is not vaid with any other offers or coupons and is not available on holidays and special events.


Offer Expires: 06/30/2011