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 County: Callahan County, TX
Baird street scene
Photograph of a street scene in Baird, Texas. Buildings line the street, and two cars are parked outside an antique shop. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5227/
Baird street scene
Photograph of a street scene in Baird, Texas. Cars are parked in front of buildings, and several cars are coming down the road. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5234/
Baird street scene
Photograph of a street scene in Baird, Texas. Cars are parked outside buildings up both sides of the street. A tall red building is at the very end of the street. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5236/
Baird street scene, looking towards the Callahan County Courthouse
Photograph of a street scene in Baird, Texas, looking towards the Callahan County courthouse. Cars are parked outside buildings on both sides of the street. Several trees obscure the courthouse from view. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5226/
Baird Volunteer Fire Department, est. 1881
Photograph of the Baird Fire Department building. It is made out of bright red brick, and has two garage doors. A sign at the top of the building says "B.A.I.R.D. Est. 1881, Volunteer Fire Department." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5229/
Callahan County Courthouse, Baird
Photograph of the Callahan County Courthouse in Baird, Texas. It is four stories tall, and made of brick. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5244/
Callahan County Courthouse, Baird
Photograph of the Callahan County Courthouse from the front. The view of the building is obscured by several trees. The building is four stories tall, and made of brick. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5246/
Callahan County Library Museum sign
Photograph of a black sign that says "Callahan County Library Museum". A picture of a lighted torch held above an open book has been painted in the middle of the sign. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5238/
Callahan County memorial plaque
Photograph of a memorial plaque in Callahan County. It says: "Callahan County, Formed from Bexar Territory, created February 1, 1858, recreated August 21, 1876, organized July 3, 1877. Named in honor of James H. Callahan, 1812-1856, Soldier in the Texas Revolution, Captain of the Texas Rangers. County seat, Callahan City, 1877; Belle plain, 1877-1883; Baird, since. Two early military roads, the Chisholm Trail, and the first government telegraph line traversed this region." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5239/
Callahan County memorial plaque
Photograph of a memorial plaque placed on a cut rock in Callahan County. The seal on the front reads "Texas Highway Department 1936." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5240/
Cleopatra bust at the Robert E. Howard Museum
Photograph of a Cleopatra bust at the Robert E. Howard Museum in Callahan County. The bust is housed in a glass case. There is a snake crawling up the bust's chest, and the base says "Cleopatre." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth27725/
Confederate Memorial, Callahan County
Photograph of the historic marker for Camp Pecan in Baird, Texas. The stone marker is on the courthouse lawn; buildings are visible in the background. Text: Camp Pecan C. S. A. This Civil War camp of the Texas Frontier Regiment was located 21 mi. southeast established in 1862 as one of a line of posts a day's horseback ride apart. The number of men guarding the frontier were few. Trouble came from all directions with Indian threats and raids from the west and plundering renegades and deserters from the east. Food, supplies, clothing and horses were constantly scarce. But in spite of all obstacles, these Confederates managed to effectively hold the frontier line of settlement. A memorial to Texans who served the Confederacy. Erected by the state of Texas, 1963. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5235/
The Early History of Floyd County
This book discusses the history of Floyd County, Texas, including the general organization of the county, the first settlers and settlements, battles, expeditions, and notable individuals. The index begins on page 141. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth130186/
Former T & P Railway Depot, now Baird Chamber of Commerce
Photograph of the Baird Chamber of Commerce, formerly the T & P depot. It is a two-story red brick building. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5228/
Historic plaque - Callahan County Courthouse
Photograph of a historic plaque about the Callahan County Courthouse. It reads: "Callahan County Courthouse. The county seat moved from Belle Plain to Baird in 1883, and a courthouse, designed by noted architect F. E. Ruffini, was built at this site. The county hired another noted architect, J. Riely Gordon, in 1900 for a larger courthouse; J. E. Flanders was the supervising architect. In 1928, the growing county hired Voelcker & Dixon Architects & Engineers of Wichita Falls, who designed this classical revival courthouse, completed the next year. Suggs and Dunlap Contractors constructed the building, which features intricate detailing, including acanthus leaves, rosettes, medallions and cartouches. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 2003." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5237/
The Home of Robert E. Howard, Butler Park
Photograph of a sign that says, "Museum, The Home of . . . Robert E. Howard, Butler Park," at the Robert E. Howard Museum in Cross Plains, Texas. Howard was a pulp writer known for his creation of the character Conan the Barbarian. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth27727/
Inventory of county records, Callahan County courthouse, Baird, Texas
Inventory of the records of Callahan County. Begins with an introduction and explanation of the roles of various county government offices. Describes the records of the Commissioners' Court, County Clerk, County Court, County Attorney, District Clerk, Justice of the Peace, Sheriff, Tax Assessor-Collector, County Treasurer, and School Superintendent. Includes a listing of Callahan County Records and an index. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth25228/
IOOF club building in Baird
Photograph of the International Order of Odd Fellows club building in Baird. There are two stained glass windows set into the building. The window on the left says "IOOF". The second window says "FLT". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5232/
IOOF club building in Baird, detail of window
Photograph of a stained glass window at the International Order of Odd Fellows club building in Baird. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5230/
Memorial plaque for Robert E. Howards dog Patch
Photograph of a memorial plaque for Robert E. Howard's dog Patch. It says "In memory of 'Patch' Howard's faithful friend." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth27724/
Memorial walking stick at the Robert E. Howard Museum
Photograph of a memorial walking stick at the Robert E. Howard Museum. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth27909/
Mesquite tree with a memorial to Robert E. Howards dog Patch
Photograph of a mesquite tree with a memorial for Howard E. Robert's dog Patch. Howard was a pulp writer known for creating the Conan the Barbarian character. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth27726/
Mural in Baird
TEXAS & PACIFIC 616 PLAZA CORNER texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5233/
Pioneers Monument on Callahan County Courthouse grounds
PIONEERS COUNTY ORGANIZED JULY 3, 1877 NAMED FOR JAMES H. CALLAHAN RANGER CAPTAIN AND INDIAN FIGHTER texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5245/
Robert Howard's Mother's Room
Robert Howard's Mother's room at the Robert Howard Museum. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth27731/
The Texarkana Gateway to Texas and the Southwest
This text gives an overview of the places and resources in Texas with an emphasis on the locations where the railroads run through the state. Indexes start on page 220. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth61116/
Texas & Pacific Railway Depot plaque, Baird
TEXAS HISTORICAL COMMISSION TEXAS OFFICIAL HISTORICAL MEDALLION TEXAS & PACIFIC RAILWAY DEPOT IN 1881, THE FIRST STORY OF THIS BRICK DEPOT WAS BUILT AS A STATION FOR THE TEXAS & PACIFIC RAILWAY. TWO YEARS LATER, A SECOND FLOOR WS ADDED TO THE STRUCTURE, AND THE NEW RAILROAD TOWN OF BAIRD WAS CHOSEN CALLAHAN COUNTY SEAT. THE RENAISSANCE REVIVAL DEPOT, WHICH FEATURES DECORATIVE BRICKWORK, WAS USED BY THE RAILROAD UNTIL 1977. ITS PRESENCE IS A REMINDER OF THE TOWN'S IMPORTANCE AS A SHIPPING POINT FOR THE T&P RAILWAY FOR OVER 60 YEARS. RECORDED TEXAS HISTORIC LANDMARK - 1985 texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5225/
Tiled street sign in Baird "Market Street"
Tiled street sign in Baird "Market Street" texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5231/
A view of Robert Howard's Bedroom
Robert Howard's bedroom at the Robert Howard Museum. Robert Howard was a writer of pulp fiction, and is well known for creating the character of Conan the Barbarian. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth27728/
A view of Robert Howard's Bedroom
Robert Howard's bedroom at the Robert Howard Museum. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth27730/
A view of Robert Howard's Bedroom
Robert Howard's bedroom at the Robert Howard Museum. Robert Howard was a writer of pulp fiction, and is well known for creating the character of Conan the Barbarian. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth27729/
War memorial - Callahan County
World War I Thomas H. Aiken Benjamine C. Barclay Eugene C. Bell Mcdonald Bell Bruce B. Bush Thomas G. Brashear Bart Coppinger Roy R. B. D'spain Virgil T. Farrar Leonard M. Grisham John Murray Gunn Norman Johnson Orion A. Keele John B. Mullican W. Tom Peevy Wendell H. Russell John W. Slough Jr. R. Lee Wilson World War II Afton C. Adams Wade Andrews Harrell T. Arledge James C. Bentley Albert H. Bales Dewey Douglas Bennett James A. Bently Lindy Bowen C. A. Burleson Jr. Jimmy Brandon Clarence A. Brown Doyle Lee Brown James E. Browning Earnest Botts Bill Cowan Jesse Crowson Stanley Coppinger Jeff Dungan Henry B. Dorsey Gayl A. Edwards Milton Elliott Clifton A. Fortune Norman George Edward Haag Jr. Everette Harrison Marion N. Harvey Robert W. Havens Thomas D. Hindman Raymond R. Honea Edd Henderson Billy Hollingshead Fred Hooper texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5242/
War memorial - Callahan County
ROY L. JOBE TEXAS THOL KENT ROY B. KENDRICK ADRIAN KIRKPATRICK GORDON U. LAWRENCE LUTHER C. MARTIN LEONARD WEATHERS McINTOSH MORRIS A. MILSTEAD JAMES C. MONROE ROBERT NEPVEU DUB NEEL HOMER NEITHERCUTT FLOYD E. NEWTON WAYLAND E. NORWOOD BILL D. ODOM ARTHUR A. PARISHER MARSHALL PHILLIPS MARBY L. POTTER BOBBY PYLE BOBBY JOE PURVIS JOHN ELMER RAY JAMES L. RAWSON JOE B. ROSS WILLIARD RUTLEDGE CARL L. SHIPP W. M. (MUTT) SLAUGHTER MARVIN RAY SMITH DEWARD SMITH JACK P. SHRADER RUFUS C. SHRUM EVERETT NEIL STRAHAN RAY B. STEPHENS ALTON R. STALLINGS SIDNEY R. TEAGUE RAYMOND C. TENNISON ROBERT WALLS ALTON V. WATSON THOMAS R. WARREN CLARENCE A. WAGGONER ODELL R. WEBB MEREL LEE WHITE MYER R. WINKLEMAN EUGENE M. YOUNG ROBERT F. YOUNG NICK YOUNG HENRY F. MARTIN WYLIE R. GREEN KOREAN CONFLICT BILLY WAYNE COX JAMES K. DAMON ARCHIE PARISHER ELVIE P. REED texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5241/
War memorial - Callahan County
on center piece: Dedicated to the memory of those men who gave their lives in the service of their country to preserve our freedom Sponsored by Baird Rebekah lodge no. 112 Erected by Mr. & Mrs. W. J. Cross texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5243/