Why Stop?: A Guide to Texas Historical Roadside Markers

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Taylor Trade Publications, Oct 25, 2005 - History - 568 pages
This guide to more than 2,500 Texas roadside markers features historical events; famous and infamous Texans; origins of towns, churches, and organizations; battles, skirmishes, and gunfights; and settlers, pioneers, Indians, and outlaws. This fifth edition includes more than 100 new historical roadside markers with the actual inscriptions. With this book, travelers relive the tragedies and triumphs of Lone Star history.

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Betty Dooley Awbrey is a retired educator from San Antonio, Texas, and has been involved in educating gifted and bilingual children for almost 30 years. She updates and expands each new edition since the death of her father, Claude Dooley, who compiled the original more than 25 years ago. He was a retired businessman and entrepreneur from Odessa, Texas.

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