Calendar of Events

Wildcatter Weekend - Hamill Brothers Day

Date: October 13, 2012
Time: 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Category: Events
Location: Spindletop Gladys City Boomtown, Hwy 69 and University Drive, Beaumont, TX

The Hamill Brothers - Al, Curt, and Jim - began work on the historic Spindletop oil well in October 1900. Gladys City will recognize the Hamill's tenacity, ingenuity and success with a special video presentation throughout the day. Plus families can learn more about the Hamills and build their own Spindletop derricks.

Family activity sessions at 1:00 pm and 2:30 pm. Reservations encouraged, but not required.

Free admission all day, plus complimentary refreshments and gusher re-enactment at 4 p.m.

Contact: Gladys City Office