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[Aerial View of Palestine]

[Aerial View of Palestine]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Aerial View of Palestine
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[View of Spring Street from the trainyard]

[View of Spring Street from the trainyard]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: View of Spring Street from the Trainyards. Spring Street was called Front Street at one time.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Governor Thomas Mitchell Campbell]

[Governor Thomas Mitchell Campbell]

Date: c. 1900
Creator: unknown
Description: Thomas Mitchell Campbell was born on 22 April 1856 at Rusk Texas, the son of Thomas Duncan and Rachel Moore Campbell. He entered Trinity University (then located at Tehuacana) to study law in 1873, but dropped out after one year. He took a job in the Gregg county clerk's office and studied law at night. He was admitted to the bar in 1878 and first hung his shingle in Longview. There he stayed until he was appointed a master in chancery for the I&GN Railroad in 1889. In 1891 he moved his family to Palestine. That family consisted of his wife Fannie Irene Bruner and his five chileren. He resigned from the Railroad in 1897 and returned to private law practice in Palestine, becoming active in the Democratic party. At ex-governor Hogg's urging, he decided to run for governor and was elected and spent two terms in office from 1907-1911. Upon leaving the governorship, he returned to private law practice in Palestine, but remained active in Democratic politics. He ran unsuccessfully for the United States Senate in 1916 and served on the exemption board for World War I. He died in Galveston on 1 April 1923 and is buried in ...
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Dogwood Trees in front of City Hall - Palestine]

[Dogwood Trees in front of City Hall - Palestine]

Date: May 1979
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of the Dogwood located in front of City Hall, downtown Palestine.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Dogwood Tree in Bloom in Anderson County]

[Dogwood Tree in Bloom in Anderson County]

Date: April 1969
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of a Dogwood Tree in bloom in Anderson County.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Photo of a monument at the Palestine City Cemetery Complex]

[Photo of a monument at the Palestine City Cemetery Complex]

Date: April 1974
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of a marker in the East Hill section of the Palestine City Cemetery complex.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Coloring Mural at Dogwood Festival]

[Coloring Mural at Dogwood Festival]

Date: 2003
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of people viewing the coloring mural at the Dogwood Festival in Palestine.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Dogwood Trails]

[Dogwood Trails]

Date: March 1979
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of one of the roads in Davey Dogwood Park near Palestine during the Dogwood Festival.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Photo of a Crypt in the Palestine City Cemetery Complex]

[Photo of a Crypt in the Palestine City Cemetery Complex]

Date: April 1974
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of a crypt in the East Hill section of the Palestine City Cemetery Complex.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Dogwood Trees in front of the Carnegie Building]

[Dogwood Trees in front of the Carnegie Building]

Date: March 1979
Creator: unknown
Description: Blooming Dogwood trees in the yard of the Carnegie Building in Palestine.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission