Williamson County
Texas History



  Granger, Texas History
est. 1882


Czech Moravian Brethren Church, June 5, 1915. Granger was the center of a large Czech Moravian immigrant population. This photograph was taken by
the studio of John Paul Trlica, the son of a Moravian immigrant.


Courtesy of Dan Martinets



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Early 20th Century motor truck used to gather milk from the
Granger area farmers.

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Granger Corn Parade Carnival ca. 1938

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Round Hall, Between Barlett & Granger

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Granger Imagenic Band, Granger, Texas,
ca. 1907

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Train Station, Granger, Texas

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Flood in Granger, Texas - May 1910. Main Street, Dubil Meat Market, Trlica Photography, and in backgrounnd, Czech Moravian Brethren Church

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left, Frank Kopecky & right, Anton Naizer in Uniform

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Lady in Dress
& Hat

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Couple in Czech Native Costume

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Aerial View of Granger
in 1909

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Paul & Annie Volcik, Granger, Texas, ca.1900's

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Taylor Parade, Fireman Racing Team from Granger, July 4, 1922

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"The Hour of Victory" Nov 11, 1918, End of WWI Armistice Day, Granger, Texas

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Aerial View of Granger Dam before Water

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Building Granger Dam on
San Gabriel River

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WWI Aviator in France - Ed Bartosh, son of Valentine and Filomena Bartosh

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West Side Main Street, Granger, Texas, ca.1916

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Anton Zrubek & Family at farm in Model- T Ford. back seat: Anton Zrubek, husband, Antonia Zrubek, wife, Angeline Zruber,daughter, front seat Johnny Zartosky, a boy Zrubeks' raised, Rudolph Zrubek, son

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Granger Fire department Racing Team, Granger, Texas ca. 1923

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Group of Men, Granger, Texas


Back row:

  from the left - Joe Albert "Sona" Fojtik

 4th from the left - Clement "Red" Karkoska

  7th from left - Joe Naizer

Front row:

 4th from the left - Daniel Naizer


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Granger Dance Band, back l-r: John Zett, Emanual Zett, Sybil Zett, Helen Zett, front l-r: Bill Naizer, George Matystok, Rudolph Zett. Raymond Stasny, Granger, Texas, ca. 1938

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SPJST Lodge No. 20, organized in 1897, Granger, Texas. ca. 1946, Photo
by Jno P. Trilica



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40th anniversary of SPJST Lodge in Granger, 24 June 1937

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Palacky School Class, ca. 1910, 6 miles west of Granger, Texas.

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Moravia School Class with teachers Mr. & Mrs. Cockrell, 1927, Granger,

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Palacky School
Class, ca. 1910, 6 miles west of Granger, Texas. Teacher in center, Ms. Mary Parma, later married Emil Bartosh, local grocery store owner and cotton buyer He was Organist and she Choir Director of the SS Cyril Methodius Catholic Church. Photo by Jno. P. Trlica

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School Class, SS Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church, ca. 1950's, Granger,

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School Class, SS Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church, ca. 1911, Granger,

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Granger Moravia School 1927-1928. Two room school with two teachers,
grades 1-8. School established ca. 1880's

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First Catholic School in Granger, Texas, ca. 1900's

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SS Cyril Methodius Catholic Church School Youth Group, Granger, Texas

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Graduating HS Class, Granger, Texas

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School Class

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Two school building at Enterprise & Old Friendship, east of Granger, Texas

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Enterprise School Building, Friendship, East of Granger, Texas

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Moravia School Building, near Granger, Texas

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School Class

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1938 Catholic School Class, Granger, Texas

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Friendship School Facility 1923-1958, east of Granger, Texas

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School Children in Uniform Outside, Granger, Texas

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School Children in Uniform Outside, Granger, Texas

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Husova School Group, Granger, Texas

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Church School Class, Granger, Texas


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Historical Markers


Allison Old Friendship Cemetery



Granger, Texas  by The Handbook of Texas Online

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Granger Through The Years by Clay Coppedge


The Granger Chronicles

According to Dan Martinets, The Lone Granger:

The Tailor and the Hideaway Bride

The Double Murder in Granger, 1934

"Rip" Torn and "Sissy" Spacek Cousins from Granger

Polly want a Galleta?

The Tailor and the Hideaway Bride

John Trlica by Clay Coppedge


Granger Images

Ghost signs in Granger




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