Heritage, Volume 10, Number 3, Summer 1992 Page: 31
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STATE PARKS &
FORT GRIFFIN STATE PARK
15 Miles North of Albany, U.S. 283, Albany; (915) 762-3592;
Open Daily 8-5; Military History; $2 Car Park Entrance.
CADDOAN MOUNDS SITE
6 Miles Southwest of Alto, S.H. 21, Alto; (409) 858-3218; Open
Wednesday-Sunday 8-5; Prehistoric Site; Adults $1, Children 50.
McKINNEY FALLS STATE PARK
9 Miles S. of Austin, U.S. 183, 2 miles W. on Scenic Drive, Austin;
(512) 243-2177; Open Thurs-Mon 9-12, 1-6; Tues-Wed 9-12, 1-3;
Natural History, History; $2 Car Park Entrance.
SEMINOLE CANYON STATE PARK
9 Miles West of Comstock, U.S. 90; Comstock; (915) 292-4464;
Open Daily 8-5; Prehistory/History; $2 Car Park Entrance.
MAGOFFIN HOME HISTORIC SITE
1120 Magoffin Avenue, El Paso; (915) 533-5147; Open
Wednesday-Sunday 9-4; Historic House; Adults $1, Children 25.
GOLIAD STATE HISTORICAL PARK
One Mile South of Goliad, US 183, Goliad; (512) 645-3405; Open
Daily 8-5; History; $2 Car Park Entrance.
2.3 miles east of Hempstead off 1488 on Wyatt Chapel Road. For
more information and reservations call (409) 826-3126 or (409)
826-3883. Open first Saturday of each month, $5.
CADDO LAKE STATE PARK
14 Miles Northeast of Marshall, S.H. 43, Karnack; (214) 679-3351;
Open Daily 8-5; Natural History, History; $2 Car Park Entrance.
BRAZOS BEND STATE PARK
15 Miles South of Richmond, FM 762, Needville; (409) 553-3243;
Call for Hours; Natural History; $2 Car Park Entrance.
CAPROCK CANYONS STATE PARK
3 Miles West of Quitaque, S.H. 86, Quitaque; (806) 455-1492;
Open Daily; Prehistory, Natural History; $2 Car Park.
TEXAS STATE RAILROAD PARK
U.S Hwy 85 between Rusk and Palestine, Rusk; (214) 683-2561;
Schedule varies; Historic Building, Site, History, Technology;
Adults $8, Children $6 (round trip)
JOSE ANTONIO NAVARRO STATE HISTORIC SITE
228 S. Laredo, San Antonio; (512) 226-4801; Open TuesdaySaturday
10-4; Historic House, Furnishings; Adults $ 1, Children 25.
YTURRI-EDMUNDS HISTORIC SITE
257 Yellowstone at Mission Trail, San Antonio; (512) 224-6163;
Open Monday 10-4 or by appointment.
FORT LANCASTER STATEHISTORIC SITE
6 Miles East of Sheffield, U.S. 290, Sheffield; (915) 836-4391; Open
Daily 8-5; Military History; Adults $1, Children 25.
LYNDON B. JOHNSON STATE PARK
1 Miles East of Stonewall, U.S. 290, Stonewall; (512) 644-2252;
Open Daily 8-5; History, Living History Farm.
P.O.Box 305, Washington; (409) 878-2214; Park and
Independence Hall replica; Open daily 8-dark; Anson Jones Home
10-12, 1-4:30; Adults $1, Children 50; Headquarters Open 8-5,
exhibit area; movie "Independence" shown 10-4; Bluebonnet Trail
* TEXANA A
New and Selected Titles
EXPLORERS IN EARLY TEXAS
UfsExnaris 1519-1778 Betsy Warren
Betsy Warren in her enchanting style
tells and illustrates the stories of Pineda,
Cabeza de Vaca, Coronado, Robert la
Salle, Teran, Mezieres and other less
well-known explorers of what is now
Texas. Hardcover, 7x9,128 pages, maps,
heavily illustrated, #460-745, $14.95
MY DEAR MOLLIE: Love Letters of
a Texas Sheep Rancher
Collected by Agnesa B. Reeve
m A glimpse into the late 19th century, My
Dear Mollie is a collection of letters written
over a period of eighteen months by
a Texas sheep rancher to his sweetheart.
The letters reveal the suitor's frustration
and the desperate loneliness, as well as
homely details of life on the plains.
Hardcover w/jacket, 6x9,192 pages, illustrated,
THE MYSTERY OF YBARBO'S
TUNNEL Martha Tannery Jones
Jesse and Doug from Ghost at the Old
Stone Fort solve another mystery in
Nacogdoches. Humor and excitement
are woven into the story with the setting
in the "thirties." Grades three and above.
Hardcover, 6x9, 110 pages, heavily illustrated,
BOOMER'S KIDS Ruby Tolliver
Tolliver has created a story for young
people about the "kids" who were raised
in the oil fields at the time of Spindletop
- a sparkling, interesting and exciting
tale. Hardcover, 128 pages, illustrated,
TRAILS OF TEARS: American Indians
Driven From Their Lands Jeanne Williams
Many Americans are the decendants of
peoples who have survived persecution
or hardship in their homelands. Native
Americans who suffered the seizure of
their lands by strangers and endured
the horrors of forced migrations -the
Comanche, the Cheyenne, the Apache,
the Navajo, and the Cherokee. A new
: _*i~ / book with a 1972 title - new maps, new
information, completely redesigned.
Hardcover, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2,192 pages,
COWBOY STORIES FROM
EAST TEXAS John Lash
"Readers in grades three to six will relish
these stories and learn about the life of
the region from them. Adults will find
pleasure in sharing these stories with
younger children." Review of Texas Books
Hardcover, 7X9, 80 pages, #460-664, $14.95
'Hendrick-'Long Publishing Co.
P. 0. Box 25123 * Dallas, TX 75225 * 1-800-544-3770
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