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

Life in Hale County Texas 1850 - 1950
Baptism Near Plainview Texas

Baptism Near Plainview Texas

In the late 1880s after a rain near Plainview Texas created a natural Baptism trough, wagons lined up and pioneers clamored to take advantage of the opportunity and witness the event performed by a circuit riding preacher named Sinclair who circled 250 miles on horseback to serve New Mexico and the Texas Panhandle . . . see a photo of Pastor Sinclair  in his early years

Photo courtesy Brent Lemons

for more like this please see History of Church in Texas

Resources:

West Texas History & Memories

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)

Texas History by Category and Event

Amazing People from Hale County Texas

Amazing People from Hale County TexasStories about people from Plainview, Hale Center, Petersburg and Abernathy Texas

Books about Hale County People and Places

Books about Hale County People and PlacesBooks about People from Plainview, Hale Center, Petersburg and Abernathy Texas

Texas Church History

Texas Church HistoryHistory of Churches in Texas

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

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