Texas Gulf Coast Stories

Texas Gulf Coast Stories

by C. Herndon Williams
     
 

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The middle Texas coast, known locally as the Coast Bend, is an area filled with fascinating stories. From as early as the days of de Vaca and LaSalle, the Coastal Bend has been a site of early exploration, bloody conflicts, legendary shipwrecks and even a buried treasure or two. However, much of the true history has remained unknown, misunderstood and even hidden. For… See more details below

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The middle Texas coast, known locally as the Coast Bend, is an area filled with fascinating stories. From as early as the days of de Vaca and LaSalle, the Coastal Bend has been a site of early exploration, bloody conflicts, legendary shipwrecks and even a buried treasure or two. However, much of the true history has remained unknown, misunderstood and even hidden. For years, local historian C. Herndon Williams has shared his fascinating discoveries of the area’s early stories through his weekly column, The Coastal Bend Chronicle. Now, he has selected some of his favorites in Texas Gulf Coast Stories. Join Williams as he explores the days of early settlement and European contact, Karankawa and Tonkawa legends, and the Coastal Bend’s tallest of tall tales.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781609490324
Publisher:
History Press, The
Publication date:
12/07/2010
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
645,295
Product dimensions:
6.07(w) x 8.97(h) x 0.34(d)

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