Looking on the map, the ghost town of Huron, Texas, which used to be a town here in Hill County, Texas, is just a dot on the map. Huron is on Farm Road 933 fifteen miles northwest of Hillsboro in northwestern Hill County. The site was settled sometime after the Civil War, when Huron Gist arrived… Continue reading The Hill County Vixen Who Tried to Snag a Vanderbilt-Whitney (1920’s)
Are you ready for some romantic instrumental music by The Nashville Keys? Co-produced by Becky Priest, a talented lady from here in Hubbard, Texas. You can find the album for play and download on Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/album/0EkFPMYZekxnQCy1QV1qYl?highlight=spotify:track:2NcDcWMZMUYIcEmgCC7QrG New Album from Becky Priest - The Nashville Keys From: https://thinkcountrymusic.com/whats-new/the-nashville-keys-release-instrumental-country-love-songs-album/ Country Love Songs, the new album from The… Continue reading Becky Priest – A Talented Lady From Hubbard
Mount Calm is just down the road from Hubbard, and we consider her a Sister City. The history of Mount Calm intertwines with the history of Hubbard and sharing the history of Mount Calm ties the towns together! Imagine this... in 1884 three brothers who were living in Mount Calm and at the time decided… Continue reading Washing Clothes in 1884 (Mount Calm, Texas)
#DIDYOUKNOW that a young lady from Coolidge named the Honey Nut Cereal Mascot? Their mascot is an anthropomorphic bee, designed for the first commercials by Dean Yeagle at Zander's Animation Parlour in New York City. The bee did not have a name until 2000, when Kristine Tong, a fifth grade student from Coolidge, Texas, won… Continue reading Buzz The Bee of Honey Nut Cheerios
The Hubbard Garden Club will be presenting the Christmas Tour of Homes on December 6th from 2PM to 5PM. This year, we have several options for you to purchase the tickets. You can purchase tickets from Garden Club members and local business, as well as order your tickets early ONLINE or with a Credit Card… Continue reading Hubbard Garden Club Christmas Tour of Homes!
Step back in time to January 24, 1886, in Hubbard. These are the boys and men you would see working and walking the streets, going in the shops and possibly the several saloons! This was an important day for them as you can see they dressed up and they all have their fancy watches and… Continue reading 1886 Men of Hubbard, Texas
Last night was the local rodeo including The National Anthem: https://www.facebook.com/discoverhubbardtexas/videos/431888657785052 National Anthem https://www.facebook.com/discoverhubbardtexas/videos/3418140928293772 Bronc Riding Thanks for the great photos and the last one, in black and white, was submitted to Discover Hubbard Texas by Gabrielle McMonagle which included her children and some of the children of Hubbard.
A T-Bone steak with potatoes for only 35 cents. Yes, it is 1922, and I must admit the menu sounds good! Y-NOT-EAT Cafe was located in Corsicana and from Hubbard, you could drive your Model T Roadster for a good meal there. It might have taken an hour or two over the roads, but worth… Continue reading A Good Meal…in 1922
Welcome to our new website and blog. Discover Hubbard Texas is a sanctioned blog and website. We are maintained by the Greater Hubbard Chamber of Commerce of Hubbard, Texas. While most of the posts you will find here will be related to the Facebook page (please subscribe!), we also have pages relating to our Chamber… Continue reading Discover Hubbard Texas