Wood County Stories

Rebirth of Mineola’s Historic Beckham Hotel

By Kent Huffman, CEO & CMO for East Texas Marketing, LLC

The charming East Texas town of Mineola is known far and wide for a variety of reasons, not the least of which is the fact that Mineola and nearby Golden, Texas are the childhood stomping grounds of country music superstar Kacey Musgraves. But Mineola is also home to an arguably lesser-known, yet intriguing legend: A fascinating historic building named the Beckham Hotel & Ballroom.