You limited your search to:

  Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West
 Resource Type: Photograph
 Collection: Texas History Collection
[Texas Historical Commission Marker: Grayson College]

[Texas Historical Commission Marker: Grayson College]

Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Description: Photograph of the Texas Historical Commission marker for Grayson College in Whitewright, Texas. Text: Original Campus Site. Founders: H.L. Piner - F.E. Butler, J.F. Anderson - J.L. Truett. Erected by Ex-students' association.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West
[Photograph of Fort Johnson]

[Photograph of Fort Johnson]

Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Description: Photograph of the site of Fort Johnson in Pottsboro, Texas. The area is an empty field with a gate blocking a dirt path.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West
[Photograph of Grayson College]

[Photograph of Grayson College]

Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Description: Photograph of the original site Grayson College. The site is now a field with two houses in the background. The historical marker is visible in the picture.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West
[Photograph of George R. Reeves' Grave]

[Photograph of George R. Reeves' Grave]

Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Description: Photograph of George R. Reeves' tombstone in Pottsboro, Texas. The tombstone reads: Honorable George R. Reeves, born January 3, 1826, died September 5, 1882. Aged 56 years 8 months & 2 days.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West
[State Historical Survey Committee Marker: Grayson County]

[State Historical Survey Committee Marker: Grayson County]

Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Description: Photograph of the State Historical Survey Committee marker for Grayson County in Sherman, Texas. Text: In the mainstream of the Texas history for more than a century, this area was, in 1837, the site of Colonel Holland Coffee's Trading Post, a landmark structure at the Preston Bend Crossing of the Red River. It was a focal point beginning in 1842 for settlers of the important Peters Colony. In 1846 the county was created from part of Fannin County by the 1st State Legislature. It was named for Peter W. Grayson, who immigrated to Texas in 1830, served in the Texas Revolution, and was attorney general in the Republic. Also in 1848 the county was organized and Sherman was made county seat. The original town site was 5 1/4 mi. W. of here. It was moved to its present location, 1848. Honoree of the town name was Colonel Sidney Sherman, a hero of the Battle of San Jacinto. The place is distinguished for having had at least five courthouses and for its superior schools of the 19th century. It was once known as the "Athens of Texas". In 1858 the famous Butterfield Trail crossed the county and in the same period ...
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West
[Photograph of Grayson Bible Baptist Church]

[Photograph of Grayson Bible Baptist Church]

Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Description: Photograph of Grayson Bible Baptist Church in Sherman, Texas. The building has one story, and there is a black tower at the front of the church with three white, large crosses on top of it. On either side of the tower is a covered entrance.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West
[Marker: George R. Reeves]

[Marker: George R. Reeves]

Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Description: Photograph of the Texas Historical Commission marker for George R. Reeves (January 3, 1826 - September 5, 1882) in Pottsboro, Texas. Text: Man for whom 2600-Sq. Mi. West Texas County was named. Born in Tennessee, married Jane Moore in 1844 in Arkansas, came to Texas about 1845, was Grayson County tax collector, 1848-1850; Sheriff, 1850-1854. Served as state representative, 1855-1861, commissioned Confederate Army officer, 1863, participant in Battle of Chickamauga and Hundred Days Atlanta Campaign. Returned to legislature, 1873, Speaker of the House, 1881-1882. Recorded - 1967.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West
[Texas Historical Commission Marker: Old Sherman Opera House]

[Texas Historical Commission Marker: Old Sherman Opera House]

Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Description: Photograph of the Texas Historical Commission marker for Site of Old Sherman Opera House in Sherman, Texas. Text: Formerly a 3-story Victoria structure with twin cupolas. Built by Capt. L.F. Ely, who made the bricks in his city factory. Lavish interior had carpeted aisles, Damask curtains and red plush seats. Benches in economy section were called the "buzzard roost". From its completion (1881) until closing (1918), it helped make Sherman a cultural center. First show was operetta "The Mikado". Also given here were Shakespearean plays, musical reviews, temperance lectures and trained animal acts. Remodeled (1961) for commercial use. Original bricks remain.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West
[Photograph of Old Bass Home]

[Photograph of Old Bass Home]

Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Description: Photograph of Old Bass Home in Denison, Texas. The two-story building is white with a balcony above the front door. The windows are tall and narrow and there are short shrubs along the front of the house.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West
[State Historical Survey Committee Marker: Old Bass Home]

[State Historical Survey Committee Marker: Old Bass Home]

Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Description: Photograph of the State Historical Survey Committee marker for the Old Bass Home in Denison, Texas. Text: Oldest extant house in city. Erected in 1850's, by Dr. R.L. Bullock. Built around typical "dog run" or entry hall. Had first window glass in county. Family home of Confederate Col. T.C. Bass since 1867. His daughter Netti, born here 1868, lived in home 97 years. Recorded Texas Historical Landmark - 1968.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West
FIRST PREV 1 2 3 4 5 NEXT LAST