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By Tammy Burrow Schrecengost

ISBN-10: 0738520594

ISBN-13: 9780738520599

ISBN-10: 1531614086

ISBN-13: 9781531614089

whereas local american citizens were traveling the oasis on the pass roads of the Comanche struggle path for centuries, Captain Randolph Marcy was once the 1st White guy to "discover" the springs on October three, 1849. Settlers moved their households to the realm, and the quarter quick built right into a ranching and farming neighborhood. Captured right here in over 2 hundred classic photos are the pains and triumphs of settlers and citizens to construct a lifestyles in giant Spring and the cities of Howard County.

As the 1st settlers all started developing stakes within the zone, a tent urban used to be outfitted on the springs whereas waiting for the coming of a railway. as soon as the educate was once in provider, immense Spring started to enhance extra everlasting dwellings; faculties, church buildings, and a newspaper have been verified, quick via the development of inns and banks and the formation of a neighborhood govt. Featured listed here are over one hundred fifty years of the region's citizens, houses, and social occasions, masking the numerous cities and groups of the County reminiscent of Forsan, Coahoma, Lomax, Elbow, backyard urban, Knott, Vealmoor, Ackerly, and Vincent.

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