Big Sandy Pop. 1,824 Alt. 1,224

General -
First settlement of the woodlands area dates from Mexican land grants of 1835. Founded when Cotton Belt Railroad was built through town in 1877; named for nearby Sandy Creek. Rural community has adopted the title of "The Needlecraft Capital of the South".


The Village Tea Room-

Complex of exquisitely restored Victorian homes clustered around old-fashioned gardens accented by colorful plantings and immaculate lawns. Includes bed-and-breakfast country guest house, tearoom (reservations required), antique/gift shop. Open year round. At intersection of U.S. 80/Texas 155; phone (903)636-4952.

The Needlecraft Shop and Annie's Attic have a Retail Outlet Store located at 701 W. Broadway with items that are offered in their catalogs; phone (903)636-4307.

America's Tearoom
The Village Tearoom in Big Sandy



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