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
- “Country Store at Joy” drawing by Galon Dingler
- CCC Co. 896 by Dale Bidwell
- “A case of society equal to any,” an 1878 letter
- The Phillips-Umberger House by L. L. Medford III and Melba Medford
- In Pursuit of a Dream (The Relocation and Restoration of the Phillips House) by Arthur L. & Jewel Umberger
- Book Review, Betts’ Smith County, Texas in the Civil War by Alwyn Barr
- Joy: Microcosm of Rural America, by John W. Wilkins
- Elected County Officials, 1846-76 by Andrew L. Leath
- “W. Z.’s Last Hack,” a picture from our Past, Lucille Mardock
- The Tipton House, Troup by Andrew L. Leath
- “I found the country greatly excited,” a Civil War letter by E. E. Lott, introduction by Vicki Betts