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The historic Dr E.L. and Nannie Lewis Walker House

Gladewater is a city in the Central Piney Woods region of Texas. It's probably best known for being Elvis Presley's base early in his career, and Johnny Cash wrote "I Walk the Line" here.

Get in[edit]

U.S. Routes 80 and 271 go through Gladewater.

Get around[edit]


  • The Gladewater Museum, 116 W. Pacific St, +1 903 845-7608, . Covers the city's founding, oil rush years, and more recent history.
  • Gladewater Opry, 108 E. Commerce St, +1 903 845-3600. Closed in 2021 but still can appreciate this venue from the outside where Elvis once debuted.



There are many antique stores downtown.




Go next[edit]

Routes through Gladewater
DallasForney  W  E  LongviewShreveport
Ends at Tyler  S  N  PittsburgMount Pleasant

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