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    Texas Escapes Online Magazine

    September 2012 Issue
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    Columbus
    Colorado County
    Vintage photos courtesy Nesbitt Memorial Library

  • Columbus County Seat 9-8-12
  • Colorado County Courthouse
    Photos courtesy Terry Jeanson 9-8-12
  • Courthouse
    Court Oak
    Historic/Famous Trees
  • Columbus Court Oak TE photos 9-1-12
  • 2nd largest
  • Columbus Oak - Texas' Second Largest Live Oak Photos courtesy william Beauchamp 9-1-12
  • Columbus Hanging Tree TE Photos 9-1-12
  • Columbus Courthouse Magnolias 9-1-12
  • Men
    Vintage Photos
  • Timeless Men of Colorado County 8-28-12
  • Timeless Women of Colorado County 8-31-12
  • Women
    Fluvanna old photos
  • Fluvanna, Texas Old Photos courtesy Dorothy Melton Knight 9-19-12
  • Fluvanna Scurry Co 9-19-12
  • Trinidad
    Towns & Ghost Towns
  • Danville Gregg Co Photos courtesy Gerald Massey 9-28-12
  • Trinidad Madison Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 9-27-12
  • Whitehouse Smith Co Photos courtesy Lori Martin 9-25-12
  • Markham Matagorda Co Photos courtesy Terry Jeanson 9-24-12
  • Cortes Matagorda Co 9-24-12
  • Old Boston Bowie Co Photos courtesy Gerald Massey 9-22-12
  • Columns
  • Remembering The Colonel by Bob Bowman 9-30-12
    Colonel Homer Garrison, Jr., had one of the most recognized law enforcement careers in the U.S., culminating with his leadership of the Texas Rangers and the Texas Department of Public Safety.
  • Wind and Water (or lack of it) by Mike Cox 9-27-12
    In 1887, the Panhandle and much of the rest of Texas suffered from one of the worst droughts in the stateís known history...
  • You're Goin' To The Moon, Alice by David Knape 9-26-12
  • Lawman's interview provides historical insight by Delbert Trew 9-25-12
  • Sawmill Supermarkets by Bob Bowman 9-23-12
    Commissary Stores
  • Kerr County Towns & Ghost Towns 9-21-12
  • Hunt
  • Japonica
  • Mountain Home
  • Pebble
  • Split Rock
  • "Once Upon A Line" by David Knape
  • Japonica 9-21-12
    Reagan County
  • Texon Ghost Town TE photos 9-20-12
  • Big Lake County Seat Photos courtesy Terry Jeanson 9-20-12
  • Reagan County Courthouse Photos courtesy Terry Jeanson 9-20-12
  • Columns
  • Boy Captive becomes Department Store Draw by Mike Cox 9-20-12
    To attract shoppers to their big downtown store, Sanger Brothers would have on hand for meeting and greeting customers a man who as a youth had been captured by Comanches.
  • Cows by David Knape 9-20-12
  • Sept. 17, 1875 - Indianola History Cartoon by Roger T. Moore 9-19-12
  • The Deadly Tower by Murray Montgomery 9-18-12
    One of the saddest days in Texas history occurred August 1, 1966. On that day a crazed man started firing from the observation deck at the University of Texas tower — picking random human targets on the ground and hitting them with deadly accuracy...
  • A Snakebitten Legacy by Clay Coppedge 9-17-12
    Father Leopold Moczygemba, who founded the countryís first Polish community, first Polish Catholic School and who also consecrated the first Polish Catholic Church, was one person who had to pay a price in his own time for an honored place in history...
  • Blewett
    Towns & Ghost Towns
  • Fields Store by Bruce Martin 9-14-12
  • Blewett by Raul Nolasco, Jr. 9-13-12
  • Frankston Anderson Co Photos courtesy Lori Martin & Michael G. Ellis 9-16-12
  • Larue Henderson Co Photo courtesy Roberta Niesz 9-16-12
  • Reese Cherokee Co Photo courtesy Amy Cumbie 9-16-12
  • Columns
  • The Good Old Days by Bob Bowman 9-16-12
    East Texas after Civil War
  • Tumbleweeds by David Knape 9-15-12
  • Ashbel Smith's Foster Daughter by Wanda Orton 9-14-12
    Native Baytonian and retired Lee College professor Robert ďBobĒ Wright has many recollections of his grandmother, Anna Allen Wright, foster daughter of Dr. Ashbel Smith...
  • Beaumont to Caldwell With a Boogie Woogie Beat by Frances Giles 9-14-12
  • Mosquitoes and Camp Bowie by Mike Cox 9-13-12
    No one knew anything about West Nile virus back in 1918, but at what proved to be the mid-way point of the terrible conflict in Europe that would come to be known as World War I, the military was fighting mosquitoes in North Texas.
  • Blue Norther Poem by David Knape, Photos by Ken Rudine 9-13-12
  • Morris Ranch
    Towns & Ghost Towns
  • Morris Ranch Gillespie Co Ghost Town Photos courtesy Garry Taylor, Barclay Gibson 9-10-12
  • Arp Smith Co Photos courtesy Lori Martin 9-12-12
  • Gresham Smith Co Photos courtesy Lori Martin 9-10-12
  • Minden Rusk Co Photos courtesy Gerald Massey 9-12-12
  • Columns
  • J. Frank Dobie History Cartoon by Roger T. Moore 9-12-12
  • Zane Grey's novels sparked love of reading by Delbert Trew 9-11-12
  • Jumbo by Bob Bowman 9-9-12
    The forgotten towns of East Texas got their names from a variety of ways--from people, places, events...even geological landmarks. But Jumbo, in Panola County, is the only town to be named for an elephant.
    "Once Upon A Line" by David Knape
  • A boy, A dog | Old As Dirt | Hurt 9-9-12
  • Columns
  • The Naming of Devils River by Mike Cox 9-6-12
    When it comes to how the Devils River got its name, the Devilís in the details...
  • Francisco, Rudy, and Mr. Russellís New Adventure by Bill Cherry 9-6-12
    "Whatís the lesson? Iím not sure that I know. Perhaps it is that self-importance often isnít as grand in the eyes of the public as it is in our own."
  • Poynor
    Towns
  • Poynor Henderson Co Photos courtesy Gage Guinn 9-7-12
  • Reese Cherokee Co GLO vintage map 9-7-12
  • Larue Henderson Co GLO vintage map 9-5-12
  • Glenwood Upshur Co Photos courtesy Gerald Massey 9-5-12
  • Pritchett Upshur Co Photos courtesy Gerald Massey 9-5-12
  • Hobson Karnes County Photos courtesy Terry Jeanson 9-2-12
  • Rangers Battle
    Columns
  • Chuckwagon History Cartoon by Roger T. Moore 9-4-12
  • The Texas Rangers at the Battle of Monterrey by Jeffrey Robenalt 9-3-12
    During the war with Mexico, the Texas Rangers played an instrumental role in the American victory at the Battle of Monterrey.
  • The Oilman and the Sea by Clay Coppedge 9-3-12
    Alfred Glassell, Jr. wasnít your typical Texas oilman, if there is such a thing...
  • Blue moon
  • The CCC Parks by Bob Bowman 9-3-12
    During the 1930s, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) designed and constructed dozens of state parks throughout Texas...
  • Once in a Blue Moon 9-2-12
    Photos by Barclay Gibson
    Poem by David Knape
  • "Once Upon A Line" by David Knape 9-1-12
  • One-Horse Town
  • Duff, Texas
  • Noodle, Texas
  • World War II
  • Liberty treated POWs well in 1830s and 1940s by Wanda Orton 9-1-12
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