Granbury Things to Do

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  • 1. Candlelight Christmas Tour

    We rang in the holiday season at Granbury's Candlelight Tour of wonderful old houses in early December. Since it was the tour's 25th year, twenty five historic residences and buildings were open to...

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  • 2. Learn About Mary Lou Watkins

    Mary Lou Watkins is a descendant of the Nutt Brothers, who helped found the town of Granbury, and was a key part of the fight to preserve the history of the...

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  • 3. Civil War Memorial

    There is a very nice Civil War Memorial located on the courthouse grounds. This one uses the common standing soldier motif and is dedicated to Brigadier General...

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  • 4. Nutt House Hotel

    This very interesting building of native stone was built by local contractor Jim Warren in 1893, for two blind brothers Jesse and Jacob Nutt. The Nutt Brothers...

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  • 5. Nutt Home

    This home was constructed in 1879, plantation style, using cypress wood brought from East Texas via ox cart. The home was completed for David Lee Nutt who...

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  • 6. Haynes-Burns-Ewell Building

    This nice native stone building was the early site of the U. S. Post Office Building in Granbury. It was completed in the 1870s by Postmaster James C. Haynes,...

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  • 7. Granbury Depot

    As in many towns in Texas the development of Granbury was closely tied to the railroad. The first depot in Granbury was opened in 1887 when the railroad first...

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  • 8. Glenn Brothers Building

    This building was built in 1885 by James Farr, and was sold in 1889 to the four Glenn Brothers who opened a grocery here in addition to their various other...

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  • 9. First National Bank

    This Victorian Commercial style building was completed in 1883 and opened as a private bank the same year. In 1887, the bank became the First National Bank. It...

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  • 10. First Christian Church Building

    This building housed the First Christian Church from its completion in 1889 until a new building was built in 1986. The building was then moved to this site for...

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  • 11. Bush-Morgan-Cherry Building

    This building (the white one on the left), built in 1881, has been associated with a virtual who's who of Granbury businessmen and politicians. First, F. C....

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  • 12. Baker-Doyle Building

    This High Victorian Italianate style building was completed in 1882 as a dry goods store for John D. Baker and James H. Doyle. After Baker moved to Weatherford,...

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  • 13. The Aston House

    This beautiful version of a Queen Anne style home was built by designer E. J. Holderness in 1905 for saloonkeeper and businessman Andy C. Aston. Aston's wife,...

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  • 14. Granbury Live!

    Granbury Live! offers theatrical productions, I think. When I was there the building had for sale signs on it. If you go to Granbury.com you get a website in...

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  • 15. Granbury Opera House

    The Granbury Opera House was built in 1886 and was one of the finest ones in this part of Texas. They still have musicals, plays and other theatrical...

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  • 16. Granbury Historic District and Buildings

    Granbury has a large collection of buildings of historical and/or architectural interest 1 district and two separate buildings of which are listed on the...

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  • 17. Old Jail Museum

    The first jail in Hood County was a small log cabin on the Brazos River which quickly became inadequate. This jail was completed in 1885 and served as the only...

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  • 18. Veterans Museum

    Granbury has a nice veterans museum designed to honor the service of all members, current and former, of the U. S. Military. Summer hours are 10 AM to 4 PM...

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  • 19. Lake Granbury

    Granbury is dominated by Lake Granbury, 8310 acres, which was created in 1969 with a dam built on the Brazos River. The lake runs through the town and in...

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  • 20. Granbury and Hood County

    Granbury is a town of about 8000 located in North Central Texas near the Dallas/Ft Worth area. Wikipedia calls Granbury basically a "suburb of Fort Worth" but...

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  • 21. Granbury LIVE!

    Our visits to Granbury didn't include 'Granbury Live!' until just recently. We didn't know what we were missing!We recently traveled to this sweet little town...

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  • 22. Try Wine Tasting at Barking Rocks Winery

    When at the visitor's center, it was suggested that we stop by Barking Rocks winery. We were intrigued by the name!The property the winery sits on was once...

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  • 23. Granbury's Railroad Depot

    Granbury's depot was constructed in 1914 and is an example of a typical Texas train station. This building replaces an earlier depot, which was constructed in...

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  • 24. Lake Granbury

    As you drive into historical Granbury, you'll cross a bridge spanning the lake. Granbury lake is part of the De Cordova Bend Dam project constructed in...

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  • 25. The Glenn Brothers' Building

    Granbury's historically restored shopping area encircles the Hood County Courthouse. This area draws a number of people each year wanting to have a look at this...

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