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Off the beaten trail, William Edward Syers

Label
Off the beaten trail
Title
Off the beaten trail
Statement of responsibility
William Edward Syers
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Culmination of the author's research to explore Texas by covering virtually every road in the state in search of the story behind Texas heritage
Cataloging source
TAP
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Off the beaten trail, William Edward Syers
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Old Bolivar lighthouse : Jane Long's vigil -- Keene prays Saturday : works Sunday -- Secluded Castell's strange, proud past -- Ney Cave's tiny bombers -- Toughest town on earth--Helena -- Chappel--yesterday waits for tomorrow -- Port of Waco? Ask Bob Holt -- Camino Real's ancient town at Christine -- Massacred mission : dateline--Paint Rock -- Headless horseman really rode Texas -- The Devil's Hole -- Six shooter Junction--Kenedy version -- Bastrop's Drug Store Museum -- Gone with the Wends -- New Indian Creek cave--worker -- Bandit or Robin Hood -- Two Indian forts and their women -- Most beautiful 27 acres in U.S. -- The Grand Caverns of Saline -- Camp it down a river -- Father Muldoon--forgotten man of Texas -- Aquarena backstage--underwater world -- Honest monument of Charlie M--horse -- Intended Houston--ghost town of Texana -- The great wall of Texas -- Amateur notes on big league waters -- Vast, impenetrable Big Thicket -- San Antonio's forgotten battlefields -- Horse marines : Cavalry nabs Navy -- The Alabama-Coushatta Village -- Embattled Ciudad Mier fascinates -- The two Philip Nolans -- Jim Bowie's mine on the Llano -- Ft. Richardson's war crimes trial -- Comanche's two guns -- La Reunion--Dallas ghost town -- Hidden mission La Lometa--oldest? -- Mt. Dolores--lady and the lamp -- Old Spanish fort--Ancient, mis-named -- The Mormons of Fredericksburg -- Jim Bonham's forgotten rides -- Bandera's mysterious sheepherder -- Navy muscle at Orange -- Ghost town Thurber's strange mausoleum -- Home for Christmas on Hobo Ranch -- Boquillas--a river to yesterday -- Forget the devil; Arriba Presidio -- A real Old West beauty -- Auto log tour for Camino -- Real story of Camp Verde's camels -- The moment of truth at Reynosa -- A mountaintop view cuts you to size -- Billy Dixon made history's greatest shot -- Who's watching at Prairie Dog town -- The lord's supper -- Magnificent Padre--Corpus to cut -- Padre--south to Valley's tip -- Scuba dive for treasure -- Fort Teran's lost treasure -- This house watched Texas march by -- Once great Indianola -- Texas--U.S. cavern capital -- The buried him west of Del Rio -- El Paso's aerial tramway -- Vengeance of the white ghost buffalo -- Old Tascosa--seven from Boot Hill -- Jefferson ladies beat Jay Gould's curse -- Old press missed the big story -- All Hallows Eve for Pyote ghost planes -- Big Bend hides forgotten history -- The light brigade's charge across Texas
Control code
14139880
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
v.
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Vol. 1. Gift of Dickie Heaberlin, 1989 (SW Writers Access. No. 89-136). Postcard, magazine photos and text, pasted in.
  • Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Vol. 1. Gift of William Pool, 1996.
Label
Off the beaten trail, William Edward Syers
Publication
Contents
Old Bolivar lighthouse : Jane Long's vigil -- Keene prays Saturday : works Sunday -- Secluded Castell's strange, proud past -- Ney Cave's tiny bombers -- Toughest town on earth--Helena -- Chappel--yesterday waits for tomorrow -- Port of Waco? Ask Bob Holt -- Camino Real's ancient town at Christine -- Massacred mission : dateline--Paint Rock -- Headless horseman really rode Texas -- The Devil's Hole -- Six shooter Junction--Kenedy version -- Bastrop's Drug Store Museum -- Gone with the Wends -- New Indian Creek cave--worker -- Bandit or Robin Hood -- Two Indian forts and their women -- Most beautiful 27 acres in U.S. -- The Grand Caverns of Saline -- Camp it down a river -- Father Muldoon--forgotten man of Texas -- Aquarena backstage--underwater world -- Honest monument of Charlie M--horse -- Intended Houston--ghost town of Texana -- The great wall of Texas -- Amateur notes on big league waters -- Vast, impenetrable Big Thicket -- San Antonio's forgotten battlefields -- Horse marines : Cavalry nabs Navy -- The Alabama-Coushatta Village -- Embattled Ciudad Mier fascinates -- The two Philip Nolans -- Jim Bowie's mine on the Llano -- Ft. Richardson's war crimes trial -- Comanche's two guns -- La Reunion--Dallas ghost town -- Hidden mission La Lometa--oldest? -- Mt. Dolores--lady and the lamp -- Old Spanish fort--Ancient, mis-named -- The Mormons of Fredericksburg -- Jim Bonham's forgotten rides -- Bandera's mysterious sheepherder -- Navy muscle at Orange -- Ghost town Thurber's strange mausoleum -- Home for Christmas on Hobo Ranch -- Boquillas--a river to yesterday -- Forget the devil; Arriba Presidio -- A real Old West beauty -- Auto log tour for Camino -- Real story of Camp Verde's camels -- The moment of truth at Reynosa -- A mountaintop view cuts you to size -- Billy Dixon made history's greatest shot -- Who's watching at Prairie Dog town -- The lord's supper -- Magnificent Padre--Corpus to cut -- Padre--south to Valley's tip -- Scuba dive for treasure -- Fort Teran's lost treasure -- This house watched Texas march by -- Once great Indianola -- Texas--U.S. cavern capital -- The buried him west of Del Rio -- El Paso's aerial tramway -- Vengeance of the white ghost buffalo -- Old Tascosa--seven from Boot Hill -- Jefferson ladies beat Jay Gould's curse -- Old press missed the big story -- All Hallows Eve for Pyote ghost planes -- Big Bend hides forgotten history -- The light brigade's charge across Texas
Control code
14139880
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
v.
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Vol. 1. Gift of Dickie Heaberlin, 1989 (SW Writers Access. No. 89-136). Postcard, magazine photos and text, pasted in.
  • Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Vol. 1. Gift of William Pool, 1996.

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