Guide to official Texas historical markers
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Guide to official Texas historical markers by Texas Historical Commission.

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Published by The Commission in [Austin] .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Texas

Subjects:

  • Historical markers -- Texas -- Guidebooks.,
  • Texas -- Guidebooks.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementcompiled and published by the Texas Historical Commission.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF387 .T48 1975
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 151 p. :
Number of Pages151
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5019197M
LC Control Number76623201

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What a disappointment!! I wish I had my money back. We travel a lot in Texas and wanted to read about all the historical markers we see. It is impossible to find a marker in this book, even if you are sitting in front of it on the road! In the book they are not numbered like the actual marker/5(83).   This guide to more than 2, Texas roadside markers features historical events; famous and infamous Texans; origins of towns, churches, and organizations; battles, skirmishes, and gunfights; and settlers, pioneers, Indians, and outlaws. With the most up-to Brand: Taylor Trade Publishing. When traveling through Texas, I am always interested in the Historical Markers. However, I have a husband that drives from point A to point B, without any stops in between! Because of that, I have asked for a book that would have everything listed that I am always wanting to stop and read. I finally found this book and could not wait to get it/5(40). "Breaking with the traditional roadside guide, History Ahead: Stories Beyond the Texas Roadside Markers brings together little-known sites and facts, as well as helpful maps to include the largest manmade oil tank, a WW II detention camp cemetery and the remains of Fort D.A. Russell. The stories of Charles Lindbergh, Will Rogers and the Big Reviews:

  Texas is rich with history! The markers are there to commemorate sites of historical significance. This book will assist you in doing that! Texas now has more t markers. Not all are mentioned in this book. The book is focused on well traveled U.S. Highways and State Highways and City Markers. The markers you find along your journey /5(69).   This guide to more than 2, Texas roadside markers features historical events; famous and infamous Texans; origins of towns, churches, and organizations; battles, skirmishes, and gunfights; and settlers, pioneers, Indians, and outlaws. This fifth edition includes more than new historical Brand: Taylor Trade Publishing. War Centennial markers from the s; and medallions and markers awarded by the THC’s predecessor, the Texas State Historical Survey Committee. 1. THC authority over historical markers: Official Texas Historical Markers are the property of the State of Texas. The Texas Historical Commission (THC) is the final determinant of all matters.   Download Texas Historical Marker Guide and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. ‎Texas is home to o historical markers. And now there's an app to help you find them! Features: Onboard marker database means you can browse markers without an Internet connection. -Browse markers by geographic locations including cities and /5().

Structures: Houses and Buildings Research Guide for Official Texas Historical Marker Applications. Texas Centennial Marker and Monument Types. Texas Centennial Marker Policies. Texas Centennial Markers Work Plan Texas Ten: Preserving the State's Historic Outdoor Sculpture.   The current Official Texas Historical Marker program dates to , and it has been a popular means for interpreting local and state history and encouraging heritage tourism for more than four decades. There are now more t state historical markers in Texas. The Texas Historical Commission (THC) created this guide to help county historical commissions and marker sponsors develop a strong application for a church or synagogue as a topic for a historical marker. It is a guide in researching and preparing the narrative history. NARRATIVE HISTORY: This is the key element to any marker application and.   This guide to more than 2, Texas roadside markers features historical events; famous and infamous Texans; origins of towns, churches, and organizations; battles, skirmishes, and gunfights; and settlers, pioneers, Indians, and outlaws. This fifth edition includes more than new historical roadside markers with the actual inscriptions. With this book, travelers relive the tragedies .