Now named Shepard’s Barber Shop, this building has served as a barbershop for over 90 years and supposedly was the place where Elvis Presley got a hair-trim for $1.
The red brick building on Simonton Street that houses what’s now called Shepard’s Barber Shop was erected a century ago, three years after a raging fire destroyed most of downtown Conroe’s then-wooden buildings. Except for an initial eight-year stint as a shoe leather shop, the building has been occupied by barbers. Those 92 years of haircuts make it the longest continuously operating barbershop in the county, said Larry Foerster, chairman of the county’s historical commission.
Read entire article at: Marking history at Conroe barbershop of 9 decades – Houston Chronicle.