World’s Richest Acre Park

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World’s Richest Acre Park

World’s Richest Acre Park
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texaswinesnob
Houston, TX461 contributions
Jul 2021 • Couples
I was looking forward to seeing this attraction and honestly I thought it would be a little more to it than it was. I would’ve expected at least lights but I guess that’s only done and the holiday season.
Written 25 July 2021
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melwashere81
Cleveland, TX858 contributions
Dec 2020 • Friends
While there isn't much to see here it was really cool reading about the history of this park on the information boards and walking around snapping pictures. It's free to walk around and during Christmas time they have the place lit up with lights and it is so pretty. There's plenty of parking along the street and behind the park is the downtown area with little shops and eateries. It was a nice afternoon stroll around town and I will definitely be back during warmer weather.
Written 4 December 2020
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tangojohnDallas
Dallas, TX1,092 contributions
Mar 2020
We stopped by to see this historical site on a Sunday afternoon. We decided to walk around the downtown area which ajoins this park. The downtown area is well maintained and extremely clean. We found an ice cream parlor and gift shop to be open and the staff along with local patrons were extremely friendly and welcoming to us.
Written 2 March 2020
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Olga
Moscow, Russia2,587 contributions
Nov 2019
On our way back to Dallas we decided to stop at Kilgore downtown. Walked around this park and enjoyed learning the local history and especially photographing oil derricks! Glad it was preserved and saved for future generations of Texans!
Written 2 December 2019
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mapleRose
Austin, TX788 contributions
Oct 2019 • Couples
Stop here to stretch your legs and learn some interesting history. Without these derricks America wouldn’t have had the ability to draw out the crude that filled the pipeline from this area to Philadelphia, where it was refined and used to win World War Two!
Written 11 October 2019
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johnA3890JQ
Mobile, AL45 contributions
Jul 2018
Very impressive display of actual oil derricks right in the middle of downtown! Each has a plaque with a short description of its ownership and history. Some of them have shade sails with benches to sit on. They provide an interesting perspective to the impact oil had in Kilgore and the surrounding region.

By the way, there are still operating wells in various parts of downtown; one is just up the street from the Richest Acre. Great attraction to couple with visiting the nearby East Texas Oil Museum.
Written 25 July 2018
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scottcasey1989
Vinita, OK3 contributions
Jul 2018 • Couples
This place is truly amazing! Loved all the oil derricks and history that goes with them! We actually plan on moving there :)
Written 24 July 2018
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Joel M
Buda, TX1,740 contributions
Jun 2018 • Family
Just oil Derrick after oil Derrick in this place and each individually owned. Boom town oil along a couple city blocks. Very informative and interesting.
Written 2 July 2018
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