The early settlers of the city of Egypt were noted patriots of the Republic of Texas and young statehood. Clarissa Beard Northington added significantly to Egypt's artistic notoriety. The "Queen of Egypt" wrote & published poetry, painted watercolors and attracted artists & guest from all over the world to Egypt, Texas. Places to shop include
Peacock Antique Mall in Wharton, Peachland in Glen Flora, and Glen Flora Antique Emporium.