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History of Abilene

History of Abilene

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Published by McMurry College in [Abilene, Tex.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Abilene (Tex.)
    • Subjects:
    • Abilene (Tex.) -- Statistics -- History.,
    • Abilene (Tex.) -- History -- Bibliography.,
    • Abilene (Tex.) -- History -- Sources -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Paul D. Lack ... [et al.].
      ContributionsLack, Paul D.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHA730.A63 H55
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 101 p. :
      Number of Pages101
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3864894M
      LC Control Number81186360

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        The oldest existing business institution in the city of Abilene, the Abilene Reporter-News was founded by Charles Edwin Gilbert from Navasota, and printed its first edition at the Abilene . Texas Library Journal Spring Volume 73 Number 1. By Dorothy Davidson and Barbara Vick. Interest and enthusiasm generated by the Texas Bluebonnet Award caused learning resource specialists and teachers in the Abilene school district to wish for a reading program for our younger students. So, LRC specialists met in to compile a list of titles suitable for reading aloud to children in .

      Abilene is a song written by Bob Gibson, Lester Brown and John D. Loudermilk, and recorded by American country music artist George Hamilton song reached number one on the U.S. country music chart for four weeks, and peaked at number 15 on the pop music charts. George Hamilton IV performed "Abilene" in the movie Hootenanny Hoot. Abilene Hotels > Book Hotel Here Windsor Hotel - Cypress, Abilene The original Windsor Hotel was built in and is the oldest commercial building in Abilene.


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A collection of fascinating and colorful stories spanning the history of Abilene, Texas. Although Abilene has long lived in the shadows of the literary limelight, it has not been for a lack of good writing, good writers, and interesting stories/5(5). Abilene History in Plain Sight is a guide to the people, places, and events that define : Hardcover.

Jay Moore is a native Abilenian and teaches history at Abilene High School. He is the author of Abilene History in Plain Sight. Inhe was selected as Outstanding Teacher of the Humanities for the State of Texas.

ISBN: Pages: An Illustrated History. DOWNLOAD NOW» History of Abilene book Tracy Shilcutt,David Coffey,Donald S. Frazier. Publisher: HPN Books ISBN: Category: History Page: View: An illustrated history of Abilene, Texas paired with histories of the local companies.

An Illustrated History. Author: Tracy Shilcutt,David Coffey,Donald S. Frazier; Publisher: HPN Books ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» An illustrated history of Abilene, Texas paired with histories of the local companies. Many of those old buildings, plus a few still standing, are featured in Jack North’s latest pictorial book of Abilene history titled, “Lost Abilene.”.

This is North’s second book published by Arcadia Publishing, which produces local history photo books. His first book was titled, “Early Abilene.”.

The Future Great City of West Texas: Abilene, – (Abilene: Richardson, ). Katharyn Duff, Abilene On Catclaw Creek: A Profile of a West Texas Town (Abilene, Texas: Reporter Publishing, ).

Katharyn Duff and Betty Kay Seibt, Catclaw Country: An Informal History of Abilene in West Texas (Burnet, Texas: Eakin Press, History.

The Abilene Photograph Collection began in with grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Texas Committee for the Humanities, Moody Foundation, Abilene Cultural Affairs Council, and Hardin-Simmons University.

The collection started as a copy collection of locally held photographs of regional significance. History, Heritage and Culture. It was about when settlers began to arrive in any appreciable numbers in what is now Taylor County.

InTaylor County was formed from the Bexar and Travis land districts, with Buffalo Gap, Texas being named the county seat. With the railroad completed, a town lot auction was held on Maand ABILENE was "born.".

San Angelo made an attractive offer of two sections of land and $50, for building, to which the Abilene Chamber of Commerce responded by raising $75, to help keep the college from moving. With this contribution, the trustees decided to purchase acres on a hill one mile northeast of Abilene that was part of the historic Hashknife Ranch.

Abilene is a series of western novels written under the house name of Justin Ladd. The series follows Marshal Luke Travis, Deputy Cody Fisher and the homesteaders who call Abilene, Kansas their home. Justin Ladd began the Abilene series in with the novel Peacemaker.

The series lasted 16 novels, concluding in with The Deputy. The book tells the history of Abilene, Texas, by focusing on reminders of our past that we see every day, yet pass by without knowing the real story. Whether it be a street, building, park or stone wall, Jay's book gives us a glimpse into our rich history by taking us.

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Dickinson County History Bibliography. Abilene Commercial Club. Abilene, Kansas.N.p.: (K//-D56/ Pam.v.1/no. Abilene Real Estate Co. Abilene, A Gem, The. Abilene History in Plain Sight is a guide to the people, places, and events that define Abilene.

It provides the high vantage point from which you come to know the lives behind the names--Cooper High School, Shotwell Stadium, and Maxwell Golf Course--and to meet those who are honored by the naming of a park or street (such as Egbert Kirby, Nelson Wilson, Vera Minter, and Pages: Frontier Texas.

brings together cutting-edge technology and history and lets visitors experience life on the early Texas frontier. Frontier Texas. is a history museum, gift shop and the official visitor center for Abilene and the Texas Forts Trail Region.

Now showing the exhibition “Blood &. An illustrated history of Abilene, Texas paired with histories of the local companies on which he has been invited to speak at the Texas Book Festival, and contributions to reference works on the Vietnam War and the U.S.-Mexican War.

Coffey is currently the managing editor of the McWhiney Foundation Press in Abilene. History of Abilene. by Jim Gray. The Kansas Cowboy (Official Publication of the C.O.W.B.O.Y. Society) Abilene began as a small prairie village along the Smoky Hill Trail. It was platted at the east side of the crossing of Armistead Creek in Following the entrance into the Civil War the name of the creek was changed to Mud because its.

Abilene (/ ˈ æ b ɪ l iː n / AB-i-leen) is a city in Taylor and Jones counties in Texas, United population wasat the census, making it the 27th-most populous city in the state of is the principal city of the Abilene Metropolitan Statistical Area, which had a estimated population ofIt is the county seat of Taylor County.

A Brief History of Abilene. Texas, and Its Public Schools Abilene, Texas, was founded on Maby a group of optimistic cattlemen and railroad officials who proclaimed the settlement to be "The Future Great City of West Texas" (Downs, ).

Abilene did not disappoint her founding fathers. What began as a tent city of charter. History The ACU yearbook, The Prickly Pear, was published from to Featured in its pages are notable alumni, including Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Jack Pope, Olympic sprinter Bobby Morrow, Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer David Leeson, and inspirational author Max Lucado.

Each volume is edited by a different student.Fast Facts: The United Telephone Company, which is now Sprint, was formed in Abilene by C. L. Brown. InBrown required Dwight David Eisenhower, 34 President of the United States, spent his childhood in Abilene, Kansas and is buried on the Abilene played a key role in the transport of.A Brief History of the Library On Decemthe Ladies Literary clubs of Abilene held a meeting at the home of Mrs.

Thomas Kirby for the purpose of organizing a Library Association.