Ghost Towns of Texas

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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, ...

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

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King, Dick 1953.

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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.

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

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King, Dick. Ghost Towns of Texas, book, 1953; San Antonio, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth61101/: accessed August 31, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .