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
In the USA, The Bicentennial was a big event! 1976 and our wonderful Country was 200 Years old. I was in elementary school at the time (in SC not Hubbard), but I am sure the excitement was shared all over the USA! National pride and the history of our country was at the forefront even… Continue reading The 1976 Bicentennial Madness (Even in Hubbard, Texas!)
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
Watch Nell O'Day in "Road to Ruin." See previous post. She plays Eve Monroe. Made in 1934, not much has changed over the years! https://youtu.be/xoQGrG3PkOM Nell O'Day - Hubbard Connections!
We talk a lot about Joseph Taulman and his wife, Arminta McClellan Taulman. Now, we can share about Arminta's sister, Livonia Mildred McClellan Roach and her daughter, a Hollywood movie star! While Arminta stayed in Hubbard (and is buried here), her sister Mildred moved to Los Angeles and she married to a Edward Roach. They… Continue reading Another Hubbard – Hollywood Connection
Hubbard, Texas, was born! https://www.facebook.com/discoverhubbardtexas/videos/342369273463323 Birthday wishes to Hubbard, Texas!
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
Here in Hill County it is cotton time and the bales are lining the roads on the way from Hubbard to Hillsboro today. A lot of hard work for these farmers and you are probably wearing some Texas cotton or sleeping in Texas cotton sheets. Thanks to the Farmers! Texas is already the best in… Continue reading Cotton Time!
BIG PEANUT HUBBARD - 1917 Hubbard could have been the Peanut Butter capitol of Texas? I wonder what happened? A Peanut Mass Meeting Day was held in Hubbard in December of 1917. Big promises of a Peanut Empire here in Hubbard. Today, Gaines County is the top peanut-producing county in the United States. There are… Continue reading Hubbard, Peanut Empire?
#TBT September 18, 1959 - You have to be a farmer I guess to know what Vetch is.. But evidently, Vetch and honey bees go hand in hand. (Photo is of J. O. Harrison, Dawson, TX) Corsicana Semi-Weekly Light Corsicana, Texas 18 Sep 1959, Fri • Page 3 Vetch...Farmers know what Hairy Vetch can do:… Continue reading What the heck is Vetch?