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:
- Cotton Belt Depot Cover drawing by A. C. Gentry.
- Company K: A Composite Portrait of Smith County Boys in the Civil War by Douglas Hale.
- Tennessee to Texas by W. Howard Bramlette.
- “The Cotton Belt Depot,” drawings by A. C. Gentry.
- “Our Southern Trip – A Trip to Texas 1919,” The Diary of Dovie Baker edited by Virginia Pinkerton Buchanan.
- Newspaper Notes, 1860-1875, “Agriculture and Religion” by Vicki Betts.
- A Reconstruction Tragedy in Texas, The Murder of Hut Murray by Andrew L. Leath.
- Photographs, Cotton Belt Baseball Team, Smith County Courthouse, Old Hickory Wagon.
- “History of Tyler and Smith County” (facsimile from the 1915 Alcalde) by Margaret Smith.
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.