The seat of Jones County was founded in 1881 and named for Dr. Anson
Jones, the last president of the Republic of Texas. The area is one of richest farming areas in Texas; cotton production can be observed from field to gin. Other primary crops include wheat, sorghum, hay, and oats. The cattle, oil, and gas extraction, and gypsum products add to the economy.
Each December since 1885, The Cowboys’ Christmas Ball is held in Pioneer Hall. Popularized by Michael Martin Murphey’s musical rendition of the “The Cowboys’ Christmas Ball,” a poem honoring ranchmen of Texas written in 1890 by William Lawrence (Larry) Chittenden after attending one of the balls. Check out the “Cowboy Dance” art by Jenne Magafan in the U.S. Post Office. It’s one of the best preserved Post Office murals authorized by the section of Fine Arts within the Treasury Dept. during Franklin Roosevelt’s administration.
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Anson Texas is another town with a big stone courthouse right in the center of town. The good people gave the kids a tour of a courtroom that was not in use,...
So i had heard the legend of the Anson lights for years. I finally made a trip and checked them out. This is the raw (as you can tell from the shotty camera ...
A good long ride to Anson, I put Hampton up at the feed lot, the mosquitos are big.
This is the video from the May 8th 2009 storm chase just South of Anson Texas. W.O.L.F. Left Sweetwater and headed up Hwy 70 to Roby then went East to interc...
After filming this video we thought the Anson light had disappeared but after watching it we realized it had just moved to the left of our vehicle! We are no...
Cruising south through Anson, Tx on U.S. 83/277. Just trying a camera mount I rigged up on my Honda Shadow.
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A short clip of about a half hour watching for the Anson Lights in Anson Texas. June 14, 2009. Taken while on vacation in Texas. We saw something, but you ca...
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Opera House Anson, TX | Category: Historic Buildings
Built in 1907 by Albert W. Johnson; considered "fanciest" showplace between Fort Worth and El Paso. Once hosted musical and dramatic productions, public and civic activities, silent and talking movies, and even wrestling and bare-fist fighting events until the 1930 Opera House