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Commerce Street Paving Began 100 Years Ago

Jun 5, 2019

Texas street paving, early 20th century
Credit Texashistory.unt.edu

Carol Taylor, chairman of the Hunt County Historical Commission, discusses the 100th anniversary of the first paved streets in Commerce.  The city's Board of Commissioners decided to begin paving the downtown square and Main, Alamo, Washington and Caddo streets, with other streets to be paved according to "demand."