Historic Houston Streets

Historic Houston Streets

by Mark Hinton
     
 

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Wind through the Bayou City's colorful past in Marks Hinton's revised and expanded Historic Streets Houston: The Stories Behind the Names. The book tells tales of Houston politics and power, courage and sacrifice, heroes and scoundrels, humor and tragedy, myths and legends-all commemorated by the streets you drive on every day. This extensively researched

Overview

Wind through the Bayou City's colorful past in Marks Hinton's revised and expanded Historic Streets Houston: The Stories Behind the Names. The book tells tales of Houston politics and power, courage and sacrifice, heroes and scoundrels, humor and tragedy, myths and legends-all commemorated by the streets you drive on every day. This extensively researched collection provides an overview of the area's rich history that will make you a fascinating conversationalist or perhaps even inspire you to delve more deeply into the stories behind the signs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933979885
Publisher:
Bright Sky Press
Publication date:
11/01/2010
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Marks Hinton obtained a BA from Southern Methodist University and has spent 35 years in the investment business as a stock broker, institutional salesman, securities analyst, research director, mutual fund manager, managing director, firm founder and a senior partner, in addition to owning a winery. The previous edition of this book was nominated for the Friends of the Texas Room / Julia Ideson Award for the Best History Book of 2008.

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