Downtown Texarkana

Town Well

Town well at State Line Ave, circa 1920.

Texarkana's Town Well

Helen Miller, 1971


"…and I remember Broad Street when they had, uh,  bricks down Broad Street.  And I also remember my father worked at Texarkana Stock Yard, Cotton Belt Stock Yards; and my mother had a horse and buggy and as a kid, we would go down Broad Street and I remember where State Line is now, the intersection of State Line  there, uh, they had a water trough, and she used to would go there and water the horse and they also had a well there…"

Click play to hear audio clip of Helen Miller, 1971 talking about downtown Texarkana.