Carthage, Texas (Images of America Series)

Carthage, Texas (Images of America Series)

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by Bill O'Neal
     
 

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Founded in a pine forest on the East Texas frontier, Carthage assumed the name of one of the greatest cities of the ancient world. Although Carthage, Texas, did not become a bustling metropolis, the community has enjoyed a long history as the type of stable town that forms the backbone of America. For more than a century and a half, residents have played roles--at… See more details below

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Founded in a pine forest on the East Texas frontier, Carthage assumed the name of one of the greatest cities of the ancient world. Although Carthage, Texas, did not become a bustling metropolis, the community has enjoyed a long history as the type of stable town that forms the backbone of America. For more than a century and a half, residents have played roles--at times prominently--in the historical and cultural life of Texas and the nation. Carthage has produced decorated war heroes, internationally famous country music stars, a noted American historian, and a groundbreaking political figure. As the home of Tex Ritter, Gentleman Jim Reeves, Linda Davis, and the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame, the community has become a country music mainstay. Beyond its celebrities, however, Carthage has most importantly produced generation after generation of patriotic and hard-working men and women.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738571126
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
09/10/2009
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,377,847
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

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