Parker County WWI Inductees

Tin Top Suspension Bridge

Tin Top Suspension Bridge

Begun in 1902 and finished in 1906, this bridge was built to facilitate transportation and communication with communities south of the Brazos River and the County seat at Weatherford which felt a greater connection to Hood County than to Parker. It was a one-lane... read more
Chandor Gardens

Chandor Gardens

Begun in 1934 on his mother-in-law’s caliche cow pasture, and originally called White Shadows, portrait artist Douglas Chandor and his wife Ina (Kuteman) Chandor constructed this 3-1/2 acre oasis. Five Chandor paintings are housed in the Smithsonian, one of... read more
Weatherford Downtown Historic District

Weatherford Downtown Historic District

Roughly bounded by Waco, Water, Walnut and Lee Streets, downtown Weatherford was declared an historic and architectural resource in 1990. It contains numerous buildings from the late 1800’s that served as the focal point for business, politics, and social events... read more
Parker County Courthouse

Parker County Courthouse

This iconic building is the 4th Parker County courthouse. Its second floor courtroom is the largest in Texas. The building was designed by W. C. Dobson who was the architect for other Texas courthouses, and stone carved by to French brothers, Armand and Emile Laudes.... read more
Byron Farmstead

Byron Farmstead

Charlie Witte Byron was an English circus clown entertaining in Fort Worth “Hell’s Half Acre” in 1894 when he was drawn to the music from the Union Gospel Mission nearby. There he met his future wife, Ashley Atwell. He never returned to the circus... read more

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