Ghost Towns of Texas

Description:

This book gives an overview of ghost towns in the state of Texas. Many of the towns are described with extended histories while others are simply noted with a statement of their locations.

The book is split into four parts, according to the table of contents: Part I -- Utopia (La Reunion, Kristenstad, Bettina, Sisterdale, Panna Maria); Part II -- Religious Havens (Zodiac, Burning Bush, Kelsey, Marietta, Fairchilds); Part III -- Industrial Meccas (Thurber, Minera, Trinity City, Salado, Gibtown, Geraldine, Kellyville, New Birmingham, Albuquerque, Shafter, Tenoxtitlan, Clarksville, Aiken, Charcoal City, San Luis Pass, Bevilport, Senterfitt, Old Larissa, Nashville, Childers' Mill, Shanklin Mill, McGough Springs, Texana, Boonville, Springfield, Cincinnati, Pulaski, Tarrant, Buckner, Dresden Settlement, Chambers' Creek, Viesca); and Part IV -- Also-Rans (Other Ghosts).

Bibliography starts on page 127; index starts on page 133.

Creator(s): King, Dick
Location(s): United States - Texas
Creation Date: 1953  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries
Collection(s):
Texas History Collection
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Creator (Author):
Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: The Naylor Company
Place of Publication: San Antonio, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1953
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas
Era
The Texas Frontier, 1846-1861
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
The Republic of Texas, 1836-1846
Annexation, 1844-1846
From 1840~ to 1936~
Description:

This book gives an overview of ghost towns in the state of Texas. Many of the towns are described with extended histories while others are simply noted with a statement of their locations.

The book is split into four parts, according to the table of contents: Part I -- Utopia (La Reunion, Kristenstad, Bettina, Sisterdale, Panna Maria); Part II -- Religious Havens (Zodiac, Burning Bush, Kelsey, Marietta, Fairchilds); Part III -- Industrial Meccas (Thurber, Minera, Trinity City, Salado, Gibtown, Geraldine, Kellyville, New Birmingham, Albuquerque, Shafter, Tenoxtitlan, Clarksville, Aiken, Charcoal City, San Luis Pass, Bevilport, Senterfitt, Old Larissa, Nashville, Childers' Mill, Shanklin Mill, McGough Springs, Texana, Boonville, Springfield, Cincinnati, Pulaski, Tarrant, Buckner, Dresden Settlement, Chambers' Creek, Viesca); and Part IV -- Also-Rans (Other Ghosts).

Bibliography starts on page 127; index starts on page 133.

Note:

Research on copyright indicates that copyright for this book was not renewed.

Physical Description:

xiv, 140 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): guides | histories
Partner:
UNT Libraries
Collection:
Texas History Collection
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 1727027 |
  • LCCN: 53-11441
  • CALL-NO: F387.K56 1953
  • UNTCAT: b2056408 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth61101
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text