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Granbury's Railroad Depot Museum

Address: 109 E. Ewell, Granbury, TX 76048-8623
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Ranked #8 of 22 Attractions in Granbury
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Owner description: Granbury's depot was constructed in 1914 and is an example of a typical Texas train station. The...
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Owner description: Granbury's depot was constructed in 1914 and is an example of a typical Texas train station. The current building replaces an earlier depot, which was constructed in 1887 when the railroad first came to the area. It was destroyed by fire in 1912. The current structure was described as a "modern passenger and freight depot". The Ft. Worth and Rio Grande Railroad came to Granbury in 1887. To enable travelers to visit between Granbury and Ft. Worth, residents paid a railroad $25,000 to run a line between the two cities. This caused a growth spurt in Granbury and an economic boon.

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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

My wife and I stopped by here just to kill some time. When we walked in we found a single volunteer working there. She was more than happy to give us a tour and tell us everything she knew about the local railroad. Which was a lot. I could tell she was passionate about the history of this railroad and... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

We visited this place, as I have an interest in the local history of Granbury, and my partner was interested in sourcing some family history. Very friendly people there, who chatted to us, showed us around the small station and talked very knowledgeably about the history of the station. There are 4 rooms to look at in this perfectly preserved... More 

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Granbury, Texas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Stores historical records of the families who have lived in the area for 100+ years! A Great place to help is your family history in Hood County. Have an excelent web site!!

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