Why Stop?: A Guide to Texas Roadside Historical Markers

Why Stop?: A Guide to Texas Roadside Historical Markers

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by Betty Dooley Awbrey
     
 

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This guide to more than 2,500 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-date records available, this sixth edition includes more than 100 new historical roadside markers with the

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This guide to more than 2,500 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-date records available, this sixth edition includes more than 100 new historical roadside markers with the actual inscriptions. Handy and simple to use, it lists alphabetically the hundreds of cities and towns nearest the markers and pinpoints each marker with specific highway and mileage information. With this book, travelers relive the tragedies and triumphs of Lone Star history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589797901
Publisher:
Taylor Trade Publishing
Publication date:
02/22/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
544
Sales rank:
683,365
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Betty Awbrey is a retired educator from San Antonio, Texas, and has been involved in educating gifted and bilingual children for 30 years. She continues her commitment to educating children through her volunteer work. She updates and expands each new edition since the death of her father, Claude Dooley, who compiled the original in 1978. He was a retired businessman and entrepreneur from Odessa, Texas. Stuart Awbrey is retired from USAA and now enjoys traveling and gardening. He is an avid reader of Texas and American history. Betty and Stuart enjoy traveling and reside near Boerne, Texas.

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