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Friends of the Orange Depot

The Depot shines bright for the holiday season!
Peace and joy to all our friends and supporters!

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Sunday, December 10

2:00-5:00PM

SANTA STOPS AT THE DEPOT (click here)

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“Come Hell or High Water”

Harvey Relief
Street Party

Saturday October 21st at the Depot!!

Click here for photos from the event

OVER 500 CAME TO SEE OUR COMPLETED RENOVATION

AT THE DEPOT OPEN HOUSE MAY 7

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The Hottest New Venue in Town

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Coming Next Year!

Fundraising Continues For Our Museum Exhibits.

The Orange Train Depot Museum, will feature exciting exhibits about Orange industrial history: railroad transportation, lumber, shipbuilding & petrochemicals.

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Transportation

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Shipbuilding

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Petrochemical

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Timber

Do you have artifacts or pictures from those industries?
We are collecting items now.
Call (409) 882-4621

Thanks to Our Major Gala Sponsors!  

Our Mission

Where We Came From

Where We’re Going

How Can You Help?

Restoration Timeline 

Save The Depot

Our purpose is to restore the 1910 Southern Pacific railroad depot at the gateway of the Orange historic district and transform it into a museum for all to enjoy. Specifically, the overall goals of our program are:

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To preserve the depot for the public benefit of the citizens of Orange by utilizing it as a museum, a gift shop and special events space. The grounds may be used for special events.
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To promote community involvement in the process of funding the costs of restoration and operations.
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To use the restoration of the depot to help revitalize downtown Orange by promoting tourism as the “Gateway to the Historic District.

For an exciting look at the Depot history, view this excellent short documentary produced by Trevier Gonzalez & Jonathan Tippett, Lamar University students at LUTV in Beaumont.

Ground Breaking video

PRESS PLAY TO WATCH NOW

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Contact Us

1210 Green Avenue P.O. Box 2654 Orange, Texas 77631
To book a rental of the depot, call 409-330-1576

 

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