Description: First volume describing the history of Matagorda County, Texas, written in two parts with supplementary reference information. Part 1 includes sixteen chapters that outline the general background of the county and information for each time period from European exploration through the Texas sesquicentennial (1986). Part 2 provides more detailed information about the communities, organizations and businesses, and religion and education. Index starts on page 711.
Creator: Matagorda County Book Committee