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 1916 Jail on South Spring Street, front cover.
- The Jails of Smith County by Randal B. Gilbert, page 1-9.
- Book Review, East Texas Genealogical Society’s Cemetery Records, Smith County, Texas by Andrew L. Leath, page 10.
- ETNA, A Smith County Ghost Town by Morris. S. Burton, page 11-18.
- Interview, Hazel Apperson Owens by Jack White, page 19-23.
- First Baptist Church, Whitehouse by Andrew L. Leath, page 24-25.
- Registered Voters 1872 by Janet Burks, page 26-32.
- Pictures From Our Past, Tyler Hardware Co., East Texas Fair Parade, page 33-34.
- Newspaper Notes, a continuation, 860-1875, “Crime & Punishment” by Vicki Betts, page 35-53.
- “Bring A Rose For Your Love,” facsimile of sheet music cover by Helen Wadel, 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.