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McGregor, Texas

McGregor was established in 1882 at the junction of the St. Louis Narrow Gauge and the Santa Fe Railroads 14 miles west of Waco. It was originally named McGregor Springs in honor of Dr. G. C. McGregor. The historic downtown district dates from 1900, with highlights includiing an old-fashioned hardware store, antiques, arts, crafts, and gift shops. The McGregor Mirror office displays antique printing equipment used to publish the McGregor Plaindealer.

Some of McGregor's major industries are a filing equipment supplier, a cargo trailer factory, the A&M beef cattle research station, two grain mills, and a plumbing distribution. Amtrak's Texas Eagle from Chicago to Los Angeles stops in McGregor, the only Amtrak station in McLennan County.

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Blackwell House Museum

The Blackwell House is known as the oldest house in Canton. This residence was built for Henry F. Blackwell, II and his wife ...

Col. Charles DeMorse Home

Known as the "Father of Texas Journalism," Colonel DeMorse founded The Northern Standard, participated in the Civil Wa...

Independence Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Amon G. Carter Boating

Both Selma and Big Sandy Creek parks have boat ramps. SELMA PARK * Located off Texas 59 south of Bowie. Turn south on F...