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  Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
 Decade: 1970-1979
[The Arbor at the Anderson County Camp Ground - Brushy Creek]

[The Arbor at the Anderson County Camp Ground - Brushy Creek]

Date: c. 1970
Creator: unknown
Description: This is a photo of the Arbor at the Anderson County Camp Ground. 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 ...
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Betty Flanagan and the Dogwoods at the Carnegie Building]

[Betty Flanagan and the Dogwoods at the Carnegie Building]

Date: c. 1970
Creator: unknown
Description: Betty Flanagan standing next to a Dogwood tree in front of the Carnegie Building in Palestine.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Businesses on Spring Street]

[Businesses on Spring Street]

Date: c. 1970
Creator: unknown
Description: Left to Right. Arnold Hudson Car Dealership and Trailway Bus station. Both business are located on the west end of Spring Street.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Carroll Building of First Methodist Church - 422 S. Magnolia]

[Carroll Building of First Methodist Church - 422 S. Magnolia]

Date: 1970~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Carroll Building on the grounds of the First Methodist Church, which is located at 422 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas. It is a one-story brick building with round white columns on either side of the front porch; the east wall of the church is visible on the left side of the image.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Construction on the First Presbyterian Church - Palestine]

[Construction on the First Presbyterian Church - Palestine]

Date: c. 1979
Creator: Oliver McReynolds
Description: Photo taken during the construction of a new section of the First Presbyterian Church, located at 410 Avenue A - Palestine.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Demolition of a Building in Palestine]

[Demolition of a Building in Palestine]

Date: August 1979
Creator: unknown
Description: Demolition of an unknown building on Spring Street in Palestine.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Demolition of a Building on Spring Street]

[Demolition of a Building on Spring Street]

Date: August 1979
Creator: unknown
Description: Demolition of an unknown building located on Spring Street - Palestine.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Demolition of a Building on Spring Street]

[Demolition of a Building on Spring Street]

Date: August 1979
Creator: unknown
Description: Demolition of an unknown building on Spring Street in Palestine.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Demolition of a Building on Spring Street]

[Demolition of a Building on Spring Street]

Date: August 1979
Creator: unknown
Description: Demolition of an unknown building on Spring Street in Palestine.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Demolition of a Building on Spring Street]

[Demolition of a Building on Spring Street]

Date: August 1979
Creator: unknown
Description: Demolition of an unknown building on Spring Street in Palestine.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission