Graham Memorial Auditorium

Place cursor over image and scroll to zoom and pan.
For mobile devices, pinch to zoom and pan.
Graham Memorial Auditorium

Click for larger image



Graham Memorial Auditorium


Voelcker & Dixon, architects


completed 1929; dedicated 1930


The town of Graham in 1929 erected a memorial auditorium in honor of the men of Young County who died in World War I. Designed by Wichita Falls architects Voelcker and Dixon, the auditorium is moderne in style with Spanish influences.

Mrs. Addie M. Graham, wife of Col. E.S. Graham, founder of the community, contributed the site for the Graham Memorial Auditorium. The community raised $80,000 for the construction of the building and an additional $50,000 to furnish seating and stage equipment.

In 1931, a bronze memorial plaque bearing the names of all Young County men who served in World War I was donated by Col. S.R. Crawford, president of First National Bank.

The auditorium was last renovated in 2014 and continues to play an important role in the community.

[adapted from "Graham Memorial Auditorium History,"
compiled from information supplied by Dorman Holub, on the Auditorium's Facebook page]


628 Third Street
Graham, Texas