PUBLIC BUILDINGS

Public buildings are free to visit during the tour. No ticket is necessary.

1. Langdon Center, Concert Hall
(Nativity display)
300 E. Bridge St.

This one room clapboard-style church built in 1889 was originally the First Christian Church of Granbury. During events hours, be sure to see the nativity display, Away in a Manager. Includes 1000+ nativity scenes from 87 countries. Singing will commence at 1:00pm.

2. Historic Old Jail Museum
206 N. Crockett St.

Built in 1885 and operated thru 1978; for 93 years served as the only jail of Hood County. The original cells are still in place, and downstairs is filled with local artifacts and historical documents.

3. Historic Granbury Light Plant
E. Ewell & N. Brazos St.

Built in 1903 and generated electricity for the city of Granbury from 1904-1955.

4. Historic Granbury Railroad Depot
109 E. Ewell St

Built in 1914, this structure is representative of early 20th century rural Texas train stations. Telegrapher Jim Sargent from Fort Worth will be demonstrating how messages were sent to other train stations.

5. First Presbyterian Church
309 W. Bridge St.

A modified Gothic-style structure built in 1896 adorned with beautiful stained glass windows and the original church bell that hangs in the steeple-topped tower. Singing will commence at 5pm.

6. Yeats-Duke Cabin
214 N. Crockett St

Built circa 1858 built by Austin Yeats for his family. The original log cabin (oldest preserved building in Granbury) is enclosed within the exterior structure. They feature artifacts from the 1800’s and history on textiles from cotton to weaving. Also, they educate about the World War II sewing room that was here in Granbury.

7. Laroe Picnic Green

This little cottage, adjacent to Shanley Park, was recently remodeled by the Lake Granbury Area Beautification Council. The property is decorated each Christmas and is a popular spot to take family pictures.

8. Memorial Lane
561 N Travis St.

Memorial Lane is the location for 3 unique sites that join together to Remember and Honor all Heroes that have served as Firefighters, in the Military or in any Law Enforcement Agency. Past, Present, and Future are all Honored here!