PALOCADE Palo Pinto County

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Palo Pinto County celebrated 100 years of existence in 1957. Shown here is a picture of the cover of the official program of the pageant that commemorated this milestone in the county's history. Palo Pinto County began with its formation by act of the Texas legislature in 1856, and its subsequent organization in 1857. As part of the year-long centennial observance, a pageant noting significant events in the county's past was presented at the local football stadium. The program itself contains 28 pages of tidbits of history about people, places and events in the county's heritage, along with a schedule ... continued below

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[36] p. : ill.

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Creator: Unknown. 1957.

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Palo Pinto County celebrated 100 years of existence in 1957. Shown here is a picture of the cover of the official program of the pageant that commemorated this milestone in the county's history.
Palo Pinto County began with its formation by act of the Texas legislature in 1856, and its subsequent organization in 1857.
As part of the year-long centennial observance, a pageant noting significant events in the county's past was presented at the local football stadium.
The program itself contains 28 pages of tidbits of history about people, places and events in the county's heritage, along with a schedule of events organized by the official Centennial Committee.

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[36] p. : ill.

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A. F. Weaver Collection

This colorful panorama covers Mineral Wells' founding and its mercurial growth as a resort center and army town to the present. Photos are from local historian and photographer A.F. Weaver, local families and research sources.

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PALOCADE Palo Pinto County, book, 1957; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth25091/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Boyce Ditto Public Library.