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)
On August 22, 1922, a tragic murder occurred in downtown Hubbard in front of the Taulman store. Was it a case of self-defense or a clear case of murder? The August heat in Texas seems never-ending and it can be unbearable. Imagine the scene, a hot dry August day about 5:00 or so in the… Continue reading A Tragic Tale of Murder in Hubbard
HUBBARD HISTORY -- This was the home of Ward R. Dean in 1915. It was on a postcard that "Kittie" wrote home to Massachusetts August of 1915. "Kittie" appeared to be studying music (there was a music college here in Hubbard at the time). She was sailing out of Galveston and appeared to be going… Continue reading A Typical Hubbard Home in 1915
Hubbard, Texas, was born! https://www.facebook.com/discoverhubbardtexas/videos/342369273463323 Birthday wishes to Hubbard, Texas!