Medina Lake, Texas (Images of America Series)

Medina Lake, Texas (Images of America Series)

by Rebecca Huffstutler Norton, Karen Downing Ripley


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738585475
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 05/07/2012
Series: Images of America Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 1,199,499
Product dimensions: 6.58(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.34(d)

About the Author

Authors Rebecca Huffstutler Norton and Karen Downing Ripley begin their history in the canyon where the Medina River flowed before the dam to the communities that developed around the lake. The authors have used images generously loaned by the families, organizations, and businesses that have brought life to Medina Lake.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Introduction 7

1 Life Before the Dam 9

2 A Dream is Born 17

3 A Dam is Built 23

4 A Lake Comes to Life 37

5 A Community Grows 57

6 Wet and Dry, Nature's Wrath 85

7 Whiskey is for Drinking, Water is for Fighting 99

8 Tall Tales, Happy Trails 119

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