This guide to more than 2, 500 Texas roadside markers features historical events; famous and infamous Texans; origins of towns, churches, and organizations; battles, skirmishes, and gunfights; and settlers, pioneers, Indians, and outlaws. This fifth edition includes more than 100 new historical roadside markers with the actual inscriptions. With this book, travelers relive the tragedies and triumphs of Lone Star history.Town had businesses, school, blacksmith, shop where DeWitt County sheriff Jack Helm died (1873) of blast from gun of ... man George Williams, backed by Cad McCall, drilled for oil intermittently, 1918a22, beginning at Eagle Point (4.5 mi.
|Author||:||Betty Dooley Awbrey, Claude Dooley|
|Publisher||:||Taylor Trade Publications - 2005-10-25|