Glen Rose, Texas: Petrified Wood Speakeasy Ruins

Skeletal brick and petrified wood wall remains of a Prohibition era speakeasy (though it had a longer career as a gas station) locally called "Sycamore Grove." Glen Rose was promoted as the "Petrified City" after a 1920s boom in petrified wood construction.
1738B County Road 312, Glen Rose, TX
Near Hwy 144 and Old US Hwy 67 and Van Zandt Rd.
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Petrified Wood Speakeasy Ruins

Grown up bushes and trees around it, but the Petrified Wood Speakeasy Ruins are a worthy side trip.

[Debbie Williams, 09/10/2019]

Petrified wood speak easy ruins.


Building made of petrified wood. Reputed to have been a speakeasy.

[Mike Spivey, 01/01/2018]

Glen Rose was promoted as the "Petrified City" after a 1920s boom in petrified wood construction.

Speakeasy ruins.

Sycamore Grove - Petrified Wood Speakeasy

Old speak-easy constructed of petrified wood. Located near Hwy 144 & US 67 & Van Zandt Rd. N

[Dave Moser, 01/20/2014]

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