Mae Belle Morehead

Mae Belle Morehead

Date: c. 1940
Creator: unknown
Description: It is believed that this photograph is of Mrs. Mae Belle Morehead, a grade school teacher in Elkhart, Texas who was affectionately referred to as "Miss Mae Belle". Photo was probably taken by Osjetea Briggs.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Bonner's Ferry - Anderson County, Texas]

[Bonner's Ferry - Anderson County, Texas]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Bonner's Ferry over the Trinity River - Anderson County, Texas
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
[Unidentified Town]

[Unidentified Town]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Unidentified Town in Texas. Most likely in either Anderson County or one of the surrounding counties.
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
[Syrup Making in Anderson County]

[Syrup Making in Anderson County]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Unidentified people making syrup in Anderson County
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
[Syrup Making in Anderson County]

[Syrup Making in Anderson County]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Unidentified people making syrup in Anderson County.
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
[Unidentified Man 03461]

[Unidentified Man 03461]

Date: c. 1900
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of an unidentified man in a wagon in front of a farm house somewhere in Anderson County.
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
[Dogwood Tree in Autumn]

[Dogwood Tree in Autumn]

Date: November 1983
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of a Dogwood Tree in Davey Dogwood Park near Palestine during Autumn.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Unidentified Road surrounded by Dogwood Trees in Bloom]

[Unidentified Road surrounded by Dogwood Trees in Bloom]

Date: May 1979
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of an Anderson County road with Dogwoods in bloom on both sides of it.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Dogwood Tree wearing Autumn Leaves]

[Dogwood Tree wearing Autumn Leaves]

Date: November 1983
Creator: unknown
Description: Dogwood tree in Davey Dogwood Park, Anderson County wearing Fall Colors. The park is located near Palestine.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Anderson Campground - Brushy Creek Arbor]

[Anderson Campground - Brushy Creek Arbor]

Date: c. 1950
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: Palestine Public Library
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