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Texas Escapes Online Magazine
AUGUST / SEPTEMBER 2017

Latest entry: September 19, 2017
Texas Travel • Texas History - Online since July 1998
"I will a round unvarnish'd tale deliver." - Shakespeare, Othello.
Texas Towns | Ghost Towns | Trips : Features | Columns:
Johnsville
Erath County
  • Johnsville 9-19-17
    Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson & Jay Williams

  • Beattie
    Comanche County
  • Beattie 9-6-17
    Photos courtesy John Beatty

  • Joy
    Clay County
  • Joy 9-3-17
    Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson, Elicia Cook & John J. Germann

  • Booth
    Fort Bend County
  • Booth 9-3-17
    Photos courtesy Fort Bend Historical Museum & John J. Germann

  • Bullock
    Eastland County | Stephens County
  • Bullock 9-3-17
    Photos courtesy Dustin Martin & Barclay Gibson

  • Harris County
  • Huffman 9-1-17

  • Denton County
  • Ponder

  • Texas Old Neon
  • Texas Old Neon, Dan Holzschuh Collection 9-2-17
  • Mike Cox's "Texas Tales"
  • "The Boll Weevil" 9-18-17

  • Michael Barr "Hindsights" Columns
  • Babe Ruth of Polo 9-17-17
  • Early Days of Texas Polo 9-1-17

  • Jase Graves' "Quips and Salsa"
  • Drive-by Safari 9-16-17

  • Clay Coppedge
  • Saltpeter and Bat Bombs 9-3-17

  • "Wandering" by Wanda Orton
  • Talking toddler in grocery cart 9-2-17

  • Books
  • Everybody's Talkin': The Top Films of 1965-1969 by Barry Monush.
    Review by Dr. Kirk Bane 9-1-17

  • "Once Upon A Line" by d. knape
  • Hey Diddle Diddle 9-19-17
  • Nighthawks 9-5-17

  • Cartoons by Roger T. Moore
  • Six settlers held off 100 Indians 9-20-17
  • Rain in Thrall 9-17-17
  • Aug 30, 1856 - Institution for deaf, blind, insane, and orphaned 9-5-17
  • August 2017 Issue
    Texas Storms | Texas History
  • Texas Flood of 1935
  • Indianola "Queen city of the West" turned ghost town, devastated by storms
  • The Galveston Storm by Archie P. McDonald, PhD
  • The Death of a Subdivision by Wanda Orton
  • Port Aransas 1919 Storm by Mike Cox
  • Central Texas Flood by Mike Cox
  • WWII
  • The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis by Loel Dene "L.D." Cox, Seaman First Class, Indianapolis survivor
  • USS Indianapolis Sank 70 Years Ago by Wanda Orton
  • USS Indianapolis Survivor Lindsey Wilcox by Wanda Orton
  • Texas Towns | Ghost Towns | Trips : Features | Columns:
    Houston
  • Houston Old Photos 8-30-17

  • Caradan
    Mills County
  • Caradan 8-23-17
    Photos courtesy John Poulsen, Jim & Lou Kinsey, Jimmy Reed & John J. Germann

  • Lane City
    Wharton County
  • Lane City 8-16-17
    Photos courtesy William Beauchamp, Ken Rudine & John J. Germann

  • Eliasville
    Young County
  • Eliasville 8-11-17
    Photos courtesy Dustin Martin et al.

  • Spring Creek
    San Saba County
  • Spring Creek / Bomar 8-11-17
    Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson & John J. Germann

  • Grayback
    Wilbarger County
  • Grayback 8-7-17
    Photos courtesy reader, Barclay Gibson & John J. Germann

  • Eastland County
  • Mangum 8-7-17
    Courtesy John J. Germann & GLO vintage map
  • Kokomo
    GLO vintage map

  • Potosi
    Taylor County
  • Potosi 8-4-17
    Photos courtesy Gerald Massey & John J. Germann

  • Stephens County
  • Crystal Falls 8-4-17
    Courtesy John J. Germann & GLO vintage map

  • Burleson County
  • Birch 8-1-17
    Courtesy John J. Germann & GLO vintage map

  • Mike Cox's "Texas Tales"
  • Hurricane Carla 8-30-17
  • Solar Eclipse in Galveston 8-24-17
  • Bess Kennedy the lady lion hunter 8-16-17
  • Uncle Dick 8-10-17
  • Potosi Stories 8-3-17

  • "They shoe horses, don't they?"
  • Quantrill's Raiders in Texas by Evault Boswell 8-23-17

  • Series 1
    Texas Old Neon | Texa Theatres
  • Texas Theatre Old Neon Signs - Series 1 8-18-17
    Courtesy Barclay Gibson Collection

  • Clay Coppedge
  • Dangerous Al Jennings 8-17-17
  • The Earl of Excess 8-2-17

  • Mustang
    Michael Barr "Hindsights" Columns
  • A Mustang at The Polo Club 8-15-17
  • The Popularity of Polo 8-1-17

  • Cotton
  • Cotton Gins in Texas: Series Eight 8-15-17
    William Beauchamp Collection

  • Jase Graves' "Quips and Salsa"
  • Buc-ee's for Beginners 8-15-17

  • Maggie Van Ostrand "A Balloon in Cactus" column
  • Count Your Nuts: How We Are Being Cheated At The Grocery Store 8-14-17

  • "Wandering" by Wanda Orton
  • Alcalde, not alcade 8-3-17
    Irish immigrant and early Texas pioneer Humphrey Jackson

  • "Once Upon A Line" by d. knape
  • Hurricanes and Days of Rain 8-31-17
  • In the Dark 8-28-17
  • Back to School 8-22-17
  • French Fries 8-14-17
  • In Our Hearts 8-8-17
  • Shoe Tree 8-1-17

  • Cartoons by Roger T. Moore
  • Sept. 2, 1862 -New Confederate conscription law 8-29-17
  • Aug 18, 1983 - Alicia, the Most Expensive Hurricane 8-21-17
  • General Custer in Texas 8-10-17
  • Chicken Range 8-2-17

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