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Orange County History in Photos

If you a have an article about Orange County or its history, or a photo of an event in Orange County's past and would like to share it with us we will gladly post it on these pages. Please contact me and we will figure out the how-to's. Thanks. Lindsay


Fire dept
Old #1 first fire wagon in orange..Fire house in background..
forth street at river

Holland Hotel (ca 1910)
The new Holland Hotel, built 1904, Thompson yard in foreground.
Destroyed in the 1950s, located 5th and Division,
across the street from present Orange House

Highway marker on Highway 90
The marker was located on Highway 90, just as you enter Texas (ca 1950)

The Houston Drug Store (ca 1900)
This was the first drug store in orange,
and one of the very first in Texas as well. 

Japanese agricultuiral colony
Apr 1930 the Japanese ambassidor to US visits
his former school mate Kichimatsu Kishi in Orange

These photos are from the website of Dr. Howard C. Williams and are used with permission.

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