Texas Far & Wide

  • The History Press (ORIM)
  • 2020
  • 0
  • English
  • Udgave er ikke defineret
  • 9781439663059

Fascinating informationlittle-known facts about remarkable Texans and events across the state.'North Dallas Gazette Texas is renowned for its legendary and colorful historybut even the state's famous storytellers don't know it all. Ever hear about the escaped ape in the Big Thicket? Or the Interplanetary Capital of the Universe that sat on the Gulf Coast? Does the cowboy hat that warmed U.S.-China relations ring a bell? From the Staked Plain Quakers to the Kaiser Burnout, E.R. Bills delves into some of the most fascinating chapters of overlooked Texas lore. Includes photos