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Hood County, Texas
"Catch the Country Spirit"
Chamber of Commerce.
Town cemetery boasts the headstone of Jesse James; legends say that John Wilkes Boothe hid here after Lincoln's assassination.
Granbury was named for Hiram Bronson Granbury, a fighting Civil War General known for his bravery in battle.
history page with lots of great information about the community.
This growing bed & breakfast town is located on Lake Granbury which provides water sports & a terrific Fourth of July fireworks display over the lake! Granbury is a great place to see turn of the century Texas after living it up in Dallas.
Granbury Opera House performs drama, comedy & musicalsFebruary thru December
Historic Texas town square with dining, shopping & theater, Antique Car Museum; Old Jail Museum
Special events include arts & craft fairs, Civil War Reenactment, Christmas tour of homes & light festival.
Learn more about Granbury
Here is an Attractions page for the area.
Granbury Opera House
National Museum of Communications
This museum features the largest collection of antique radios, TV's, phonographs, typewriters, cameras, and a fabulous Nipper (RCA DOG) collection as well as films and print of the timeline of the history of communications from the cave drawings to the internet. You'll see Alexander Graham Bell's first telephone and the camera that actually shot the footage of Jack Ruby shooting Lee Harvey Oswald. Many monitors surround the museum telling the history of print, radio, and TV. Seeing all the entertainment centers, cameras, phones, TV's, and radios will take you down memory lane and bring back precious memories for everyone over 30. The Museum was moved from Las Colinas to Granbury in the summer of 2002.
Hollywood Museum and Antique Mall
115 West Pearl Street
Granbury TX 76048
The Hollywood Museum located in the HOLLYWOOD ANTIQUE MALL is the most interesting Museum in Granbury, Texas on the Square.
The Hollywood Museum has hundreds of Major Motion Picture Memorabilia on display such as the only original 'STAR TREK SET' on display in the USA including many original costumes worn by William Shatner and Klingons. The Largest Forrest Gump display in the world is here, as well as many other rare costumes and props from some of the biggest Films of the last decade.
This beautiful liake is over 33 miles long and offers many recreational opportunities including picnicking, water-skiing, canoeing, fishing and Granbury City Beach, operated by the city has a boat ramp and more.
Phone: 817-573-3212 or 573-1407
Granbury has Mayor and Council/manager form of government.
Granbury Independent School District
600 W. Pearl Street
Granbury, Texas 76048