Old Main Lodge
Interstate 35 at Fourth Street, Waco, Texas, 76706, United States
More about Waco
The Old Schoolhouse
May be a cousin
Travel Tips for Waco
Waco Historical Marker
Within Sight of this spot March 1, 1849, occured the first sale of town lots at Waco Village. Former home of Waco Indians. Shapley Ross, First Settler started Brazos Ferry in 1850, McLennan County was created same year, named for Neil McLennan, Pioneer Scot whose cabin on the South Bosque River became first Anglo-American Home in the area (1845).
Waco, County Seat, grew steadily as a center of trade education and industry for rich farm area completion of First Brazos River Bridge 1870 and coming first railroad 1872 set city on the road to industrial expansion.
More can be seen in front of the Texas Ranger Museum.
Baylor's Ferrell Center
Baylor University has done alot of the past few years to build up its campus centers. One of the nicest facilities on campus is the sports arena and special events center. The Ferrell Center has been home to concerts by Tim McGraw, Comedians like Bill Cosby, Monster Truck Shows, and of course Mens and Womens Basketball games.
McLennan County Courthouse
McLennan County Courthouse is a mix of Victorian style with Greek style statues. It is the county’s 4th courthouse and was completed in 1902.
The courthouse building is listed on the National Register of historic places.