Honey Grove Preservation League

Saving and Documenting the History of Honey Grove, Texas

Back of photo below says: S. D. James, Houston Robinson, Arthur Diedrick, Bub Diedrick (sons of A. B. C. Diedrick), Diedrick Confection, East side of N. 6th St., across from Planters Bank.  Bought from Y F. Mathews, 1911.


Photo from the Collection of the Estate of John and Thelma Black.  

See another photo of Diedrick's Confection at the bottom of this page.

Dry Goods Stores

Read about them and see photos HERE.

Floyd Rock Quarry

The Floyd Quarry was a major source of building material in Honey Grove and as far away as Clarksville and Dallas.  Read more HERE.


By 1912 automobiles were numerous in Honey Grove.  See photos of the early garages HERE.

Grocery Stores

See photos  HERE.

HOney Grove Bottling works

Hotels & Boarding Houses

Read about them HERE.

Meat Markets

See photos HERE.


The wealthy and fashionable ladies of Honey Grove wanted the latest in hat fashion, and the business community was anxious to provide it.  Read about the Honey Grove milliners HERE.


Newspapers have played an important role in the business and social history of Honey Grove.  Read about the newspapers that have served Honey Grove HERE.


Honey Grove and Bonham had a number of photographers who offered portraits for local citizens.  See ads and, were available, examples of their work HERE.

Pool Halls

Bonham Daily Favorite,  November 14, 1913

A petition signed by over twenty per cent of the voters of Honey Grove was presented calling for an election to determine whether pool halls should be prohibited within the said town.  The election was called to be held Nov. 27.

Service Stations

See photos HERE.

Telephone Company

See photos HERE.


See ads HERE.


Read about them HERE

Black-Owned Businesses

Read about them HERE.

​Blacksmith and Harness Shops and Stables

See photos HERE.

Doctors and Druggists

Read about them HERE.

City Beautiful

Read a booklet which discusses historic businesses and see historic photos HERE.

Smith Feed & Seed - A Texas Treasure

Yarbrough Dry Goods Store

Ledgers of the Yarbrough Dry Goods Store dating from 1883 have been scanned and indexed.  Read more about these ledgers HERE.