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Formerly a 3-story Victorian structure with twin cupolas. Built by Capt. L. F. Ely, who made the bricks in his city factory.
Lavish interior had carpeted aisle, damask curtains and red plush seats. Benches in economy section were called the "Bu…
In the 1870s, a joint stock company was organized to construct a hotel in Sherman. One of the largest stockholders was Judge C.C. Binkley, a community leader for whom the hotel would be named. Binkley was also president of the Merchants and Plante…
After the Sherman Division of the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas was established in 1902, plans were made to construct this building to serve the court and the postal service. U. S. Treasury Department Supervising Archite…
In honor ofGrayson CountyGold Star Mothers
[Dedicated] Nov. 11, 1975
Former Missourian and Civil War veteran Rufus Gaines Hall established a Sherman dry goods store in 1868. The company prospered, in part because it sent 30 notion wagons to sell supplies to settlers on rural farms across 13 counties in North Texas.…
In honored memory ofthe men of Grayson Countywho served in World War I1917 - 1918
Duty, Honor, CountryWell DoneBe Thou At Peace
In Honor of All War Veterans
[Front]Military, defense and supply center in the Civil War. 11th Tex. Cav. Regt. raised in this and area counties, May 1861. Removed immediate danger from North by capture [of] Forts Washita, Cobb, Arbuckle in Indian Territory. Beef for these pos…
under the auspices of the Ex-Confederate Association of Grayson Co. Tex.
Organized July 21, 1888Changed toMildred Lee Camp U.C.V. May 21, 1892.
Sacred to the memory of our Confederate Dead: true patriots. They fought for home and country. Fo…
Peter Wagener Grayson was born in 1788 in Bardstown, Virginia (later part of Kentucky) to Benjamin and Caroline (Taylor) Grayson, members of a politically prominent family. He served in the War of 1812 and worked in Louisville as an attorney, busi…