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[410 Avenue A - First Presbyterian Church]

[410 Avenue A - First Presbyterian Church]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the front of the First Presbyterian Church, located at 410 Avenue A in Palestine, Texas. It is a red-brick building with white stone accents that has a Gothic architecture design including leaded stained glass and Tiffany memorial windows. There is a tall silver spire above the tower on the left side of the building. A sign outside the front entrance has information about worship services.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Dogwoods around the Sacred Heart Catholic Church]

[Dogwoods around the Sacred Heart Catholic Church]

Date: March 1979
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of the dogwood trees blooming near the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, viewed from the northeast, on Queen Street in Palestine, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Dogwood Tree in Front of the Howard House - 1011 N. Perry]

[Dogwood Tree in Front of the Howard House - 1011 N. Perry]

Date: March 1979
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of a blooming Dogwood tree in the front yard of the Howard House, which is located at 1011 N. Perry Street, Palestine.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Small Creek in Davey Dogwood Park during the Spring]

[Small Creek in Davey Dogwood Park during the Spring]

Date: March 1979
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of a small creek in the Davey Dogwood Park, located in Anderson County near Palestine. Photo was most likely taken during the Dogwood Festival.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Collage of Photos Concerning Christopher Columbus Rogers]

[Collage of Photos Concerning Christopher Columbus Rogers]

Date: c. 1880
Creator: unknown
Description: Top is the picture of Spring Street, or "Front" street, in Palestine looking as it did when Christopher Columbus Rogers ruled the pioneer metropolis with a smoking revolver. There were four saloons in the block to the left of the corner. Rogers died with his boots on in one of these establishments, Robertsons's saloon. The Colt pistol is supposed to have been used by Rogers in the killing of nine men. It was reported that after he shot a man, he retired the pistol and never used it again.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Small Creek in Davey Dogwood Park during the Spring]

[Small Creek in Davey Dogwood Park during the Spring]

Date: March 1979
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of a small creek in the Davey Dogwood Park, located in Anderson County near Palestine. Photo was most likely taken during the Dogwood Festival.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Jim Conaway's Grave in the Palestine City Cemetery Complex]

[Jim Conaway's Grave in the Palestine City Cemetery Complex]

Date: April 1974
Creator: unknown
Description: Headstone of Jim Conaway, who is buried in the East Hill section of the Palestine City Cemetery Complex.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Dogwood Blooms - Anderson County]

[Dogwood Blooms - Anderson County]

Date: March 1979
Creator: unknown
Description: Close-up photograph of Dogwood blooms in Anderson County.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[I&GN Land Sales Poster]

[I&GN Land Sales Poster]

Date: c. 1880
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of a poster used to attract immigrants to purchase homes in Texas along the Internation & Great Northern Railroad line.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Anderson Campground - Brushy Creek Arbor]

[Anderson Campground - Brushy Creek Arbor]

Date: c. 1980
Creator: unknown
Description: This is a photo of the Anderson County Campground. There is a Texas Historical Commission Marker at the site, which was dedicated on September 6, 1981. That same day a National Register of Historic Places designation was also given to the site. Commonly called the Brushy Creek Arbor, Anderson Campground has a long and well known history. During the 1850's, the nearby area was settled with families, most of whom had come from a place called Brushy Creek, which was in Anderson County, South Carolina. By the 1870's a religious campground was constructed, with water provided from a nearby Artesian spring. Families came and stayed for days, bringing their own food, bedding, and supplies. Sermons were preached several times a day. Religious camp meetings were popular in the late 1800's and early 1900's, although there are few visible signs remaining. This arbor is one of the few that has survived intact for over 130 years. Both the church associated with it, Brushy Creek United Methodist, and the arbor itself have changed very little. The total area covers 5.6 acres. Although the last camp meetings were held in the 1930's, the arbor continued to be used for weeklong summer revivals into ...
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission