Honey Grove Preservation League

Saving and Documenting the History of Honey Grove, Texas


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.


Garages

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.


Milliners

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


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.


Photographers


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.


Undertakers

See ads HERE.


Doctors and Druggists

Read about them HERE.

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.

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.

Businesses

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.

Banks


Read about them HERE


Black-Owned Businesses


Read about them HERE.


​Blacksmith and Harness Shops and Stables


See photos HERE.

City Beautiful

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


Smith Feed & Seed - A Texas Treasure