Texas History

Posted By ScottNishimura2 on 2017 Dec 13 - 9:16am

The evite went out quietly to some of Fort Worth’s most prominent West Siders: come to a private book signing Wednesday night by the virtually unknown Fort Worth novelist Landon Wallace, just releasing his second book, "The Election,"  a romance set against a Texas political...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Feb 25 - 3:35pm

Texas History for Kids: Lone Star Lives and Legends encourages children to explore the state’s vibrant culture from past to present.

Author Karen Bush Gibson explores the stories and personalities of Texas, starting with details from the Cretaceous era. She covers the Native American history and the impact of European explorers and Spanish missions. Young readers will also learn about the first oil gusher at Spindletop, the...

Posted By Anonymous on 2012 Oct 29 - 1:13pm

Quanah and Cynthia Ann Parker and Texas History

Some say it is one of the most fascinating stories in Texas history. Some say it is nothing more than a legend about the life of a notorious Comanche warrior. Most of all, it is a story of sadness, love and triumph that characterizes the heritage of our state and that of Fort Worth. The story is...