Excelsior House Hotel

Jay Gould’s Private Rail Car

tour-the-atalantaSee and experience luxury from days past while touring the private rail car of notorious railway baron Jay Gould of New York, and hear the history of how this beautifully appointed relic came to rest in Jefferson, Texas as its final destination. Beautifully preserved by the Jessie Allen Wise Garden Club since acquiring it in 1954, the tour of the Atalanta takes approximately 20 minutes. Directly across from the Pilgrimage Headquarters at the Excelsior House Hotel at 211 W Austin St, Jefferson, TX 75657.

Click here to order your tickets online and save during this year’s 69th Annual Jefferson Pilgrimage!

Friday April 29, and April 30th, 11AM – until 3PM

Sunday May 1st, 10AM until 2PM