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Books About Bell County Texas People and Places
What's Your Favorite Book about a Bell County Texas Person, Place or Event? Here are some of our favorites.


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Flash Floods in Texas

Found Inside: "The Little River invaded the Burgess Community, twelve miles southeast of Temple. Anticipating the floodwaters, one family chained their home to a large tree after drilling holes int he hous walls. The floodwaters moved the house off its foundation blocks, but the chains drew tight and kept the home from floating away in the current. The same family managed to coax two of their hogs and a cow into the house to save them from deluge " . . . Read more Look inside

The Movie Lover's Tour of Texas: Reel-Life Rambles Through the Lone Star State

by Veva Vonter

Texas movies are as vast as the Lone Star State. This book offers readers the chance to visit Texas vicariously by viewing movies filmed in and about the state that reflect Texas history, cultures, and landscapes. Found inside: "However, The Stars Fell on Henrietta was not filmed in Henrietta. As often happens, the actual place was deemed inappropriate, and much of the film was shot farther west, in various locations around the Panhandle Plains towns of Abilene and Anson. The oil boom town itself was recreated in the Prairies and Lakes town of Bartlett   . . . " Read more Look inside



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
Famous Actors from West TexasBooks about Texas People 

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