Salado Historical Society will dedicate an official Texas Historical Commission Historical Marker 10 a.m. Oct. 8 in honor of Alice Gray Hamblen and the Hamblen family’s gift to Salado.
Frontier mansion will be open for Gala event on Dec. 3, will be stop on Christmas Homes Tour on Dec. 4-6 They know the tinner’s name who did the standing seam roof. They know who made the 11,000 shingles for the original barn. The windows, sashes and shutters came from Houston. They have records of […]
First walking bridge over Salado Creek built in 1867 Salado incorporates to build first bridge For several years after the town was laid out, the citizens of Salado crossed the shallow creek by stepping from rock to rock, or on logs laid across the wider places.
Double plays lead to Salado Eagles State Championship title With runners on all bases and no outs, Salado senior Matt Fritsch came in to close the game June 5 against Corsicana Mildred, striking out two batters, and securing the Salado Eagles’ first-ever State Championship in baseball June 5 at Dell Diamond. Kevin Jackson fielded Cory […]
Bell County’s first sheriff lived in this 1850 cabin Salado, Texas: A log cabin built by Bell County’s first Sheriff is now the home of the Village of Salado Visitors Center and Chamber of Commerce office on Main Street in Salado.
College ruins were preservation crisis for Salado “It was the biggest preservation crisis the town had or may ever have to face,” Dr. Douglas B. Willingham said. For decades since the 1924 fire which finally did in the two-story limestone building, the old Salado College fell into ruin and neglect.