On August 11, 1881, Hubbard City lots came up for public sale. This was the flyer that announced the sale and showed some of the lots. This map is part of the collection entitled: Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington and was provided by the University of Texas at Arlington Library to… Continue reading August 11, 1881 – Hubbard, Texas, Up For Sale!
Hubbard, Texas . . . where did the name come from? For those of you who don't know, Hubbard was named in honor of Richard Bennett Hubbard, former Governor of Texas (1876-1879) and also the Ambassador to Japan. He lived in Tyler and was originally from Georgia, but like many Southerners, he came to Texas.… Continue reading Hubbard, Texas – Where Did The Name Come From?
Back in 1963 - a throwback to the FFA and how important this organization continues to be in the lives of the students here in Hubbard and throughout the country. Where would the world be with the farmers? Did you know - The National FFA Organization, originally called the Future Farmers of America, was founded… Continue reading The Importance of the Hubbard FFA Continues Today
Usually, here in Hubbard, Texas, celebrations are in full swing during Magnolia & Mistletoe. From parades, to vendors, to music, to parties, to events... this has all been curtailed this year in order to prevent the spread of this horrible thing that has been a blight during 2020. Life doesn't stop and we wanted to… Continue reading Covid Strikes Again But Doesn’t Get Hubbard Down
We know there are tons of car enthusiasts in Hubbard, and one of the largest collections was right here in Hubbard! Berta Leon, as you know, is the doll collector. She has graciously donated many vintage dolls to the Hubbard Museum (a must see). But did you also know that her husband, J. S. Leon,… Continue reading Cars, Not Just Cars, But Rare Cars in Hubbard
Love Field - Most of us have taken a commercial flight from there and never thought about its' history at all. Did you know that Love Field was commissioned on October 19, 1917 as a training base for the U.S. Army Air Service during World War I and that the airport is named for Army… Continue reading Love Field
We would like to do a shoutout! We have just tipped the scale at over 1000 followers! We much appreciate your support of this page and keep sharing both your stories, pictures, comments, suggestions! WE LIKE YOU TOO! @DiscoverHubbardTexas - from your Editors - Leslie Knox and Marty Kimbrough of the Greater Hubbard Chamber of… Continue reading THANK YOU! FACEBOOK PAGE HITS OVER 1000 FOLLOWERS!
CALLING FOR ENTRIES! With only 2 editors on this page, finding the historic photos from in and around Hubbard can be a chore. Now is the time to share your vintage Hubbard Halloween Photos! We have a giveaway soon! We are at 999 (scary) followers. SUBMIT THOSE PHOTOS to firstname.lastname@example.org. You must also share the… Continue reading SPOOKY HUBBARD HALLOWEEN GIVEAWAY
Did you know a famous architect from Dallas planned and built Hubbard United Methodist Church? His name was James Edward Flanders. He built hundreds of buildings including the Navarro County Courthouse. The contract for construction of the extant Methodist Episcopal Church South of Hubbard was awarded to L.J. Kauhl in November, 1910 for a bid… Continue reading Churches of Hubbard – United Methodist Church of Hubbard