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Main Street, Main Street, Troy, Bell County, TX



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Item Title


Location
Main Street, Troy, TX

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS TX-3533
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N1112).
0.2007
Significance: Located off I-35, Old Troy developed from the Elm Creek Community established in the 1850s. Early community influences included agriculture endeavors and the stage coach line from Waco to Austin that made frequent stops in the area. The arrival of the Gulf, Colorado, and Santa Fe Railroad, and the Missouri, Kansas, and Texas Railroad transformed Bell County during the early 1880s. The decision to cross railroads through the community added considerable growth to the area by offering new forms of communication and an increased chance for trade...

Subjects
Commercial Facilities


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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