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
- The Prosperous Years, 1850-1890 by Andrew L. Leath, page 3-14
- Omen Portfolio – Photographs and drawings of the Omen area and its citizens, page 15-23. 73-76
- Justices of the Peace by Linda Cross
- Facsimile of “The Rustler” Omen, Texas, March 1, 1889, page 25-28
- Facsimile of “The Omen Omelet” Omen, Texas, December 7, 1901, page 29-32
- W. Orr’s Summer Hill Select School by Allyne Burton, page 33-48
- “Twentieth Century Omen,” Interviews by Linda Brown Cross, page 49-56
- “The Canton Beat 1860,” [U. S. census of 1860], page 57-62
- Omen Cemeteries – Smith, Shiloh & Elkins by James & Dora Wilkins, page 59-63
- From the Records – Probate items of Canton citizens; Lindsey & Engledow, Susanna Overton and Daniel Gillis by Howard O. Pollan, page 63-69
- The Last Syrup Mill at Omen by Linda Brown Cross, page 70-72
- Notes on the Omen Post Office, page 77
- Canton Lodge No. 98, page 78-80
- The Methodist Church by A. C. Gentry, Jr.. page 81
- Omen: 1977, map by Andrew L. Leath – back cover
To view an index of people, places, subjects, etc. to all issues of the Chronicles of Smith County, Texas that has been published, please click here.