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.
3 original copies have been found in the store back-stock, first come first served!!!
Table of Contents
- The Cain House, 306 South Fannin photo by Jack Gray, page front cover
- A Backward Glance (Smith County Agriculture, 1880-1930) by Ben M. Browning, page 1-2
- Rose Growing & How It All Began by Dr. E.W. Lyle, page 3-5
- “Gone To Texas,” 1932 newspaper article by W. S. Adair about Starrville, page 6-7
- The Starrville Area in 1860, Starrville Heads of Households from the 1860 census, page 8-9
- Review of Camp Ford, C.S.A. and The Wire That Fenced The West, page 10-12
- Thomas Jefferson Hays, Smith County Surveyor by Carlos Val Smith, page 13-17
- Facsimile, 1879 history of Smith County from the “American Sketch Book”, page 18-26
- The Beall House & Its Builder by Alex Beall, page 27-28
- Winners of Historic Buildings Photo Contest, page inside back cover
- The W. L. T. Burns Home photos by Mrs. Delton Wade, page back cover
Only 3 Original Copies Are available sold as is–
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.