Brinkley Davis House

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Brinkley Davis House Brinkley Davis House (mid-1800s) Located in a pasture between Groesbeck and Thornton on LCR 766 Limestone County When Brinkley Davis and his family left their home in Parke County, Indiana, they intended to forge a new future in Texas. Settling in Limestone County in 1834, they built a log dog-trot structure using local timber and... More »

Abilene Courts

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Abilene Courts Abilene Courts (1930) 633 S. Eleventh Street Abilene, Taylor County The Abilene Courts is a little-changed 1930s tourist accommodation built in 1930 and typical of many similar places that have been lost along the historic Bankhead Highway. Also known as Route 1 and later as Highway 80, the Bankhead Highway was the earliest paved cross-country... More »