Chronicles of Smith County, Texas has been published by the Smith County Historical Society since 1962. The articles are always informative about the county’s history and often include photographs, maps and tables.
All issues have been published in an 8.5 inch X 11 inch, soft cover format. With the large number of topics already covered since its beginning, past issues of Chronicles are important resources for any person researching our history!
Indexes, each covering a 10-year span of Chronicles, are also available and provide the invaluable keys to this saved history.
Table of Contents
- Front Cover: Camp Ford marker and cover cartoon by Herc Ficklen
- Bentinck & His Little Red Market by Catherine Ann Bentinck
- “Grade School Journal,” facsimile of newspaper published in 1886 by students of Tyler High School
- Photograph-“Lipstate’s Store, Fall 1904 (interior)”
- Catalog of East Texas Conservatory of Music, Tyler (12 pages facsimile)
- The Confederate Letters of John Simmons (Pvt. Co. I, 22nd Texas Infantry) edited by Jon Harrison
- The Rushing House by Andy Leath
- The Dean House by Andy Leath
- The Ford House by Andy Leath –all three illustrated by A. C. Gentry, Jr.
- Photograph-“Lanes Chapel School Class 1906-1907”
- Historical Markers in Smith County
- Agricultural Potpourri – Smith County
- The Ford House at Pine Springs