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Texas Escapes Online Magazine
NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2016

Latest entry: December 6, 2016
Texas Travel • Texas History - Online since July 1998
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Texas Towns & Ghost Towns: Features & Columns:
McMahan
Towns
  • McMahan Caldwell Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 12-5-16
  • Kamay Wichita Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 12-2-16
  • Louise
  • Louise Wharton Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 12-1-16
  • Hodges Jones Co Photos courtesy Gerald Massey, Kasey Dockens & John Germann Collection 12-2-16
  • Tascosa
    Ghost Towns
  • Tascosa / Boys Ranch Oldham Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson & Terry Jeanson 12-3-16
  • TX Star

    Dallas
    Fair Park
    by Clint Skinner
    Overview:
    26 WRR Headquarters 12-5-16
    27. Science Place II 12-5-16
    28 The Texas Star 12-5-16
    more

    Clay Coppedge
  • Billy the Kid's Texas vacation 12-3-16
    A few true facts, untrue facts, distortions, fictions and outright lies about Billy the Kid in Texas
  • More Texas Outlaws
    Revisiting

  • San Elizario, Texas
  • Hico, Texas

  • Pinta trail
    Michael Barr
  • The Pinta Trail 12-1-16
  • Mike Cox
  • Sunday School vs Cockfight 12-1-16
  • Book Review
  • The Houstorian Dictionary: An Insider's Index to Houston by James Glassman. Review by Dr. Kirk Bane 12-1-16
  • "Once Upon A Line" by d. knape
  • When Christmas Came 12-6-16
  • Cartoons by Roger T. Moore
  • Anson Jones takes oath 12-6-16

  • Christmas in Texas:
    Tales of Christmas Past
  • McDade Hanging by Mike Cox
    The story of the McDade Christmas clean up has become one of Texas' more frequently told Yuletide tales.
  • The Night the Posse Chased Santa by Maggie Van Ostrand
    "[T]he most spectacular crime in the history of the Southwest ... surpassing any in which Billy the Kid or the James boys had ever figured."
  • Celebrating Christmas
  • The Christmas Flower by Maggie Van Ostrand
  • Las Posadas by Maggie Van Ostrand
    Las Posadas begins on December 16th and continues each night through Christmas eve.
  • Holiday Day Trips by Bob Bowman
  • Holiday Trail of Lights by Bob Bowman
  • Ghost of Cookie Past by Mike Cox
  • November 2016 Issue
    Texas Towns & Ghost Towns: Features & Columns:
    Wingate
    Small Town Sagas
  • Bank Robberies in Wingate 11-18-16
  • Wingate Runnels Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson, Winnie Hatley, Stephen & Elizabeth Taylor 11-5-16
  • Alvarado
    Towns
  • Alvarado Johnson Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson et al 11-27-16
  • Hodgson Bowie Co Photos courtesy Gerald Massey 11-17-16
  • Coppell Dallas Co 11-12-16
  • Lodi
    Ghost Towns
  • Lodi Wilson Co Photos courtesy Barclay
    Gibson 11-19-16
  • Texon Reagan Co Photos courtesy AnnaMarie Adams 11-29-16
  • Kovar
  • Kovar Bastrop Co Photos courtesy John Germann 11-5-16
  • Kovar Cemeteries TE photos 11-4-16
  • Stormville Wood Co Photos courtesy Dustin Martin & John Germann Collection 11-17-16
  • Kirtley
  • Kirtley Fayette Co Courtesy Carolyn Heinsohn 11-4-16
  • Hembrie Crockett Co Courtesy John Germann Collection 11-7-16
  • Coltharp
    Houston County with GLO vintage maps
  • Coltharp ghost town Courtesy Barclay Gibson & John Germann Collection 11-11-16
  • Hagerville ghost town Courtesy Barclay Gibson & John Germann Collection 11-14-16
  • Eliza ghost town 11-7-16
  • Prairie Point ghost town 11-7-16
  • Ratcliff ghost town 11-11-16
  • Fodice
  • Fodice Courtesy Barclay Gibson & John Germann Collection 11-2-16
  • Holly Courtesy Barclay Gibson & John Germann Collection 11-11-16
  • Kennard 11-11-16
  • Houston County
    Courthouse
  • Houston County Courthouse by Terrry Jeanson 11-2-16
  • Crockett Houston Co seat
  • Old Mill Inn

    Dallas
    Fair Park
    by Clint Skinner
    Overview:
    16. Old Mill Inn 11-5-16
    17. Magnolia Lounge 11-12-16
    18. Hall of Religion 11-12-16
    19. African American Museum 11-12-16

    20. Leonhardt Lagoon 11-19-16
    21. Dallas Museum of Natural History 11-19-16
    22. Science Place I 11-19-16

    23 Children's Aquarium 11-28-16
    24 Fair Park Bandshell 11-28-16
    25 Texas Discovery Gardens 11-28-16

    more

    Ringo
    Michael Barr
  • The Outlaw Johnny Ringo Rode the Hill Country 11-14-16
    Related Story:
  • The Mason County Hoo Doo War by Mike Cox
  • Mike Cox
  • Thanksgiving Claims of Texas and Others 11-22-16
  • Early Hunting 11-16-16
  • Campaign Friends & Enemies 11-9-16
  • Airborne after 52 years on the road 11-3-16
  • Clay Coppedge
  • The road that became an Interstate 11-1-16
  • Book Review
  • The Real James Dean: Intimate Memories from Those Who Knew Him Best Review by Dr. Kirk Bane 11-1-16
  • Music
  • Mike Daily, Steel Guitar, George Strait and The Ace in the Hole Band by Ken Rudine 11-8-16
  • "Once Upon A Line" by d. knape
  • Fruitcake 11-29-16
  • National Symbol 11-22-16
  • Wink In His Eye 11-14-16
  • The Only Child 11-14-16
  • The Eye Is Hungry 11-7-16
  • Deaf & Dumb 11-1-16
  • Cartoons by Roger T. Moore
  • First Woman Elected 11-29-16
  • Bevo 11-22-16
  • First Texan on Moon 11-15-16
  • Nov. 9 1936: The Texas Institute of Letters 11-8-16
  • Liquid Paper 11-2-16

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