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General Granbury Monument

Description: Photograph of a granite monument. A statue of a soldier in uniform stands at the top of the monument. The inscription reads: "Erected by the U.O.C., General Granbury, Chapter, No. 683, In memory of Brigadier General H. B. Granbury and his Valiant Followers. Granbury 1861-1865."
Date: August 1, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Partner: UNT Libraries

[Close-Up of Granbury Monument]

Description: Photograph of the base of a monument in Granbury, Texas. The text reads: "Erected by the U.D.C. General Granbury. Chapter No. 683. In memory of Brigadier General H. B. Granbury and his valiant followers. Granbury. 1861-1865". A pavilion and a tree with flowers are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries

Hood County Courthouse, Granbury, Historic Plaque

Description: Photograph of a plaque at Hood County Courthouse. It reads: "Fifth Courthouse on this site. Erected 1890-1891, this handsome building is a Texas version of the French Second Empire style. First courthouse (1867) was a 1 room log cabin housing county records, lawyers and land agents' offices, and mail station. It was succeeded by 3 stone structures. Contractors Moodie & Ellis and Architect W. C. Dodson built this native stone edifice. The clock tower, added after completion, was reinforced with steel in 1869. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1970."
Date: August 1, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries

Hood County Jailhouse, Historic Plaque

Description: Photograph of a historic plaque at the Hood County Jailhouse. It reads: "Second County Jail. Celebrated in early local ballad. Build to succeed 1873 log jail at time when lawlessness was rampant. Main building is late Victorian in style. Separate stone kitchen was added upon completion. The tall front section was to have a gallows, but no hangings have occurred here. Jail admits some 55 prisoners yearly. "Uncle" Andy Walters, a local character, once locked sheriff in this jail, but left key with judge on way home. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1970."
Date: August 1, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries