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

 

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The Texas Frontier and the Butterfield Overland Mail, 18581861

Paul McComb's 1885 railroad survey in Hudspeth County west of Crow Spring and the Guadalupe Salt Lakes details thousands of acres of fine and good black grama grass. This would soon change. The completion of the Southern Pacific . . . Read more Look inside

Texas Humoresque: Lone Star Humorists from Then Till Now

An anthology of short pieces and excerpts by humorists from Texas, ranging from the 19th century to the present. The topical sections include the frontier, embattled Texans, early times, cow country, minorities, politics and politicians, religion, outlaws, and the cities. Found Inside: "Father Casey once applied for an on-the-premises beer license for San Isidro, "He said he needed a beer license to keep his congregation together," said Judge Tom Neely of Sierra Blanca, the capital of Hudspeth County ... " Read more Look inside

Buried Treasures of Texas:

"Mrs. Love asked me if I knew the story of the lost Gold of Chief Victorio, supposedly still hidden in a cave in the Eagle Mountains near Indian Hot Springs. When I said I didn't, she told an amazing story..." Read more Look inside

Life in Hudspeth County Tx 1850-1950

Life in Hudspeth County Texas 1850-1950 (A)Life in Hudspeth County Texas (B)

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
Famous Actors from West TexasBooks about Texas People 

County by County