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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.
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Erath County Veterans Memorial

Description: Photograph of the Erath County Veterans Memorial. It is made of three stones. The largest, middle stone reads: "Erath County honors its veterans of WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm and other military actions." The left stone says "Duty, Honor, Country," and the right says "Our men and women of the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard, Merchant Marines." A line of text at the bottom of the memorial declares that it was "Donated by citizens, businesses, and organizations of Erath County."
Date: August 1, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Major George B. Erath Monument

Description: Photograph of a monument in honor of Major George B. Erath, erected by the Sons and Daughters of Confederate Veterans in 2001. A picture of a Confederate and Texas flags are crossed at the top of the monument. It reads: "In Memory of Major George B. Erath, CSA and the more than 600 Confederate veterans of the War Between the States, who rest beneath the rich soil of Erath County. Ordinary men from across the South took up arms to fight an extraordinary war. Together they became one of the most acclaimed fighting forces in military history. The South devastated by war and the hard life during Reconstruction caused families to move to Texas where they hoped for a better life. Erath County prospered as veterans built homes, schools, churches, farms and businesses. CSA veterans became leaders in our towns and communities. They are our ancestors. Their lives, our sacred heritage, we remember with honor and devotion."
Date: August 1, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Stephenville Museum

Description: Photograph of the Stephenville Museum, located in the Berry House, 525 E. Washington in Stephenville, Texas. The house is made of light-colored stone with a steep wood-shingled roof that has a red chimney on either side. There is a wide balcony on the second story, above the front porch and the trim is painted white.
Date: August 1, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Dr. Pepper Museum in Dublin

Description: Photograph of the Dublin Dr. Pepper Museum and Old Doc's Soda Shop in Dublin, TX. In front of the building is a statue, "Sweet Inspirations" depicting the plant's owner, Bill Kloster -- "Mr. Dr Pepper" -- offering a bottle of Dr. Pepper to a little girl.
Date: August 1, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Comanche County Courthouse

Description: Photograph of the Comanche County Courthouse. It is a tall building made of stone. There is orange construction equipment in the street in front of the courthouse. There are cars parked to the right.
Date: August 1, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Baird street scene

Description: 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.
Date: August 7, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Confederate Memorial, Callahan County

Description: 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.
Date: August 7, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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