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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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Texas 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

Texas: 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

 
 

Resources:

Early Life in Texas County by County

Books about Texas People and Places

Amazing People from Texas County by County

Texas History in the 19th Century (Amazon)

Vintage Texas Photos (eBay)

 

What's your Favorite Book about a Texas County, Town, Person or Place? Here's our best reads list County by County

 

Mysterious TexasTrue Stories of Amazing People and Places in Texcas
 Loneliest, Least Populated Counties in Texas
Texas Cowboy HistoryBooks about Texas People 

County by County