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Battle of the Neches by Jeffery Robenalt 9-1-13|
the brief but glorious history of the Republic of Texas, the Battle of the Neches
has been described as second in importance only to the Battle of San Jacinto as
the most decisive conflict ever fought on Texas soil.
County Towns & Ghost Towns Pert
Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 9-28-13Kickapoo
Ghost town GLO vintage map 9-28-13|
Bolivar Galveston Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson &
Terry Jeanson 9-25-13Old
Dime Box Lee Co Photo courtesy Stephen Danesi 9-26-13Dime
Box Lee Co TE Photos 9-26-13|
Ranchhands Meet Judge Lynch by Mike Cox 9-25-13|
the late winter of 1896, two Waggoner Ranch cowboys took a notion that robbing
banks would be less work – and definitely more profitable -- than wrangling cattle...
Back Bailey Co Photos courtesy Lottie Doyle 9-25-13|
Outhouse History Cartoon by Roger T. Moore 9-24-13Come
to Me, My Melon-choly Babies by Frances Giles 9-24-13|
a high Summer treat if there ever was one. It ranked right up there alongside
baseball, exploring and running through the hose, as far as great ways to spend
the unencumbered days.
Panola Co Photos courtesy Gerald Massey 9-23-13|
Kaufman County Towns Photos courtesy
Eastland County Towns & Ghost TownsGorman
Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 9-18-13Pioneer
Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 9-16-13Desdemona
Ghost Town TE photos|
Takes on Names by Wanda Orton 9-17-13|
What’s the most perplexing pair of same names in Texas history?
West and Emily West... Horned
Toad named "Big Jim" History Cartoon by Roger T. Moore
Navarro Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 9-17-13Thompsons
Fort Bend Co 9-17-13
Navarro Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 9-14-13Texas
City Galveston Co Photos courtesy Ken Rudine 9-15-13|
Towns & Ghost TownsGomez
Terry Co Ghost town Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 9-13-13Ginger
Rains Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 9-13-13San
Gabriel Milam Co Photos courtesy Vicki Harris 9-13-13Gilchrist
Galveston Co 9-12-13|
Runnels Co Photos courtesy Brent Brownfield 9-12-13Tinrag
Hopkins Co 9-11-13|
Makers by Mike Cox 9-12-13|
and L.C. Maker, brothers who helped win the war without ever firing a turret gun,
dropping a bomb or evading anti-aircraft fire.
Hood Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 9-8-13Orangefield
Orange Co 9-8-13|
Reset Button Maggie Van Ostrand 9-7-13|
want the world to go back to Default and be as it once was...Neighbors
Expedition by Clay Coppedge 9-7-13
drive from San Antonio to El Paso on IH-10 might be called boring or monotonous.
But as Texas was established and settled, there was a whole world – some 600 miles
– of rugged country between the two towns, a vast region made all the more treacherous
by the presence of Comanches and other tribes...
County Towns & Ghost TownsRio
Vista Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 9-6-13Trueloves
Ghost Town GLO vintage map 9-6-13Godley
Johnson Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 9-4-13Cresson
Johnson/Hood Counties Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 9-3-13|
Navarro Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 9-3-13|
Fayette Co Photos courtesy Gerald Massey 9-1-13Walhalla
Fayette Co Photos courtesy Gerald Massey 9-2-13|