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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

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.
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Sign at Hood County Picnic Area]

Description: Photograph of a sign in Granbury, Texas, which reads: "Hood County Picnic Area No. 50. If you hear the emergency warning sirens, tune your radio to WBAP-820. The sirens are tested at noon the first Monday of each month except major holidays". A tree is visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Building in a Field]

Description: Photograph of a building in a field in Granbury, Texas. A fence made of wire and wooden logs is visible in the foreground, and there is a windmill to the right.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell