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Texas Escapes Online Magazine
AUGUST 2016

Latest entry: August 26, 2016
Texas Travel • Texas History - Online since July 1998
"I will a round unvarnish'd tale deliver." - Shakespeare, Othello.
Towns
  • Chandler Henderson Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 8-21-16
  • Ben Hur Limestone Co Photos courtsy Barclay Gibson & John Germann 8-26-16
  • Farrar Limestone Co Courtesy John Germann Collection 8-26-16
  • Chandler
  • Flower Hill Colorado Co 8-24-16
  • Maypearl Ellis Co 8-8-16
  • Swiss Alp Fayette Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson, Carolyn Heinsohn FCHC and John Germann 8-2-16
  • The Swiss Alp Dance Hall by David Knape
  • Blackland Rockwall Co Photos courtesy Dylan Gielow & John Germann Collection 8-2-16
  • La Grulla Starr Co 8-1-16
  • Swiss Alp
    Ghost Towns
  • Cain City by Michael Barr 8-1-16
  • Bridge Valley Fayette Co by Carolyn Heinsohn 8-11-16
  • Cain City
  • Mullins Prairie Fayette Co Photos courtesy Carolyn Heinsohn FCHC 8-10-16
  • Chispa Jeff Davis Co 8-1-16
  • Cass Courtesy John Germann Collection 8-1-16
  • Mullins Prairie
    Colorado County
  • Sheridan Photos courtesy Nesbitt Memorial Library
  • Flower Hill 8-24-16
  • Sheridan
  • Provident City Ghost town Courtesy John
    Germann Collection 8-26-16
  • Provident City
    Travis County
  • New Sweden
  • Manda
  • Kimro
  • Decker
  • New Sweden
    Railroad
    Michael Barr
  • The Fredericksburg Railroad 8-15-16
  • Mike Cox
  • Hogg's Prank 8-25-16
  • A Swedish Family in Texas 8-3-16
  • John Troesser
  • Denis Wong in New Orleans 8-19-16
  • The Girl Who Mistook Wasabi for Guacamole 8-8-16
  • Clay Coppedge
  • "Ragtime Texas" Henry Thomas 8-5-16
  • Cartoons
  • Gov. Jim Ferguson impeached 8-24-16
  • Earthquake in Texas, August 16, 1931 8-19-16
  • General Custer in Texas 8-10-16
  • Chuckwagon 8-2-16
  • "Once Upon A Line" by d. knape
  • Beans 8-23-16
  • The Land Between 8-15-16
  • Postoperative Stress 8-8-16
  • Greenwich Mean 8-2-16
  • Outlaws
  • The Davis Gang, the Memoirs of Gean Kearns by Vicki Welch Ayo
    Book review by Nikki Palomino 8-20-16
  • Mason
    Courthouse
  • Mason County Courthouse by Terry Jeanson 8-12-16
  • Globe
    Theatre
  • Bertram - Globe Theatre by Lance Regier 8-13-16
  • July 2016 Issue
    Today in History
    The Sinking of The Indianapolis
    As narrated by Loel Dene "L.D." Cox
    Seaman First Class - U.S.S. Indianapolis

    On July 30, 1945, the U.S.S. Indianapolis, on its return trip from delivering key components of the first atomic bomb to the air base at Tinian Island for delivery to Hiroshima, was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine.
    Only 316 out of 1,196 men survived the sinking and shark-infested waters.

    Hughes Springs
    Cass County
  • Hughes Springs Photos courtesy Gerald Massey 7-29-16
  • Bogus Springs ghost town 7-29-16
  • Holman
    Town
  • Holman Fayette Co Photos courtesy Carolyn Heinsohm FCHC 7-26-16
  • Columns
  • Deer Antlers by Mike Cox 7-27-16
  • July 28, 1933 History cartoon by Roger T. Moore 7-26-17
  • Jed and Jude by Wanda Orton 7-23-16
  • Antique "Once Upon A Line" by d.knape 7-25-16
  • The Boogeyman "Once Upon A Line" by d.knape 7-25-16
  • Bluntzer
    Town
  • Bluntzer Nueces Co Photos courtesy Gerald Massey 7-22-16
  • Columns
  • A True Story of Texas Vengeance by Mike Cox 7-21-16
  • July 25, 1882 - Judge Roy Bean History cartoon by Roger T. Moore 7-21-16
  • Refuge "Once Upon A Line" by d.knape 7-19-16
  • Sunset Observations"Once Upon A Line" by d.knape 7-19-16
  • Stieler
  • The View from Tivy Mountain by Michael Barr 7-19-16
  • Searsville
    TE's 1000th Ghost Town
  • Searsville Bosque Co Courtesy John Germann Collection 7-14-16
  • Columns
  • Disjointed Stories of the Civil War by Mike Cox 7-14-16
  • Katherine Stinson History cartoon by Roger T. Moore 7-12-16
  • Old Shoes "Once Upon A Line" by d.knape 7-12-16
  • Kelsey
    Ghost Town
  • Kelsey Upshur Co Photos courtesy Dustin Martin 7-13-16
  • Navarro
    Courthouse
  • Navarro County Courthouse by Terry Jeanson 7-11-16
  • Ghost Town
  • Owenville Sutton Co Courtesy GLO 7-8-16
    Columns
  • Mystery of the Spider Rocks by Clay Coppedge 7-7-16
  • Texas at Gettysburg by Mike Cox 7-6-16
  • Fishermen "Once Upon A Line" by d.knape 7-5-16
  • Coke
    East Texas
  • Coke Wood Co ghost town Photos courtesy Robbie White et al 7-5-16
  • Latch Upshur Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson, Gerald Massey & John Germann Collection 7-7-16
  • Calloway Upshur Co ghost town courtesy John Germann Collection 7-7-16
  • Winchester
    Fayette County
  • Winchester Photos courtesy FCHC, Barclay Gibson & Gerald Massey 7-2-16
  • Stella Ghost town Photos courtesy Carolyn Heinsohn 7-2-16
  • Stieler
    Columns
  • Adolph Stieler - The Goat King by Michael Barr 7-1-16
  • From Boom Town to Baytown by Wanda Orton 7-1-16
  • Rockwall
    Town
  • Rockwall Rockwall Co Photos courtesy Dylan Gielow, Terry Jeanson et al 7-1-16
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