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Life in Oldham County Texas 1850 - 1950
Tascosa Texas Courthouse Election Day 1911

Tascosa Courthouse Election Day 1911

On election day in 1911 a photographer caught local residents waiting to enter the Tascosa Courthouse. The Tascosa Courthouse served 12 counties in the Texas Panhandle. It was the site of trials for killings that had filled Boothill Cemetery until 1915 when Tascosa had a courthouse and almost no residents; the county seat was moved to Vega, Texas that year.

 

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Texas History in the 19th Century (Amazon)

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Davick Services History Page (Facebook)

Early Life in Texas County by County

Books about Texas People County by County

Life in Oldham County 1850 -1950

Life in Oldham County Texas 1850 -1950Life in Oldham County 1850 -1950

Books about Oldham County People and Places

Books about Oldham County TexasBooks about Oldham County Texas People

 

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