Honey Grove Preservation League

Saving and Documenting the History of Honey Grove, Texas


1885 Sanborn Map

Photo used with permission from the DeGolyer Library, Southern Methodist University, 

Lawrence T. Jones III Photography Collection, Ag2008.005.  Click here for a large version of this photo.


The photograph of the Honey Grove Square shows the east side of the square on a market day, with the square full of wagons pulled by horses and mules.  The following businesses can be seen:

J. J. Nesbitt Dry Goods
G. A. Dailey Books & Stationery, Paints & Varnish, Wines & Liquors
J. M. Lord, Clock, Watches & Jewelry
W. D. Wilkins Dry Goods & Groceries
E. F. Wortham, Confectioneries
A drug store offering jewelry, school books, paints, wines and whiskey
The Tennessee Saloon
Hall & Nicholson's Alabama Store
J. S. Erwin & Co. Grocers
J. P. Pierce's Grocery House
H. Myers & Co.
LaGrone & Co. Groceries
T. B. Yarbrough
The Big 4 Saloon
​Rutherford & Gardner Groceries, Produce, Wines & Liquor

Photo provided by

Norma Nichols


Note the High School Building in the rear of the photo below.

East Side of the Square

Photos from the Collection of the Estate of John and Thelma Black