Look Who's Talking about Texas History
Davick Services recommends the Facebook Group "West Texas History & Memories" for history, famous people, old photos, stories, unclaimed estates and genealogy of the Western Half of Texas . . . Check it out and join the conversation
|Books About Angelina County Texas People and Places
|What's Your Favorite Book about a Angelina County Texas Person, Place
or Event? Here are some of our favorites.
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Women on the Cattle Trails
Found Inside: "They lived in Arkansas for a number of years before moving to Texas, where htey settle in Angelina County. While live there, William received his from elementary education. As a lad, he began driving and selling cattle in the county. William's sheer determination and pioneering instinct set into motion events that placed him essentially at the doorstep of Amanda Nite, his future bride . . . " Read more Look Inside
Land of Legend and Lore
There is a myriad of little known, often forgotten, and sometimes unbelievable events, places and people that make up the warp and woof of the Texas mystique.
Found Inside: "Tradition has it that in 1876, Homer was the county seat of Angelina County, and Lufkin did not exist. Homer's seat of importance was, however, doomed because of its intolerance of rowdies! ... As could be expected, on payday, they went into Homer to "let off steam. " When they became drunk and, no doubt, rowdy, Sheriff W. B. "Buck" Green, according to the legend, threw the whole bunch in the hoosegow . . ." Learn more
Texas History in the 19th Century (Amazon)
Vintage Texas Photos (eBay)