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Hillingdon Ranch : four seasons, six generations

Author: David K Langford; Lorie Woodward Cantu
Publisher: College Station, Tex. : Texas A & M University Press, 2013.
Series: Conservation leadership series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In 1885, San Antonio architect Alfred Giles began buying the land that would become Hillingdon Ranch, eventually accumulating 13,000 acres near the town of Comfort in Kendall County. As the property passed to succeeding generations, the holdings got smaller, and more family members shared a stake in the ranch. Today, dozens of Giles descendants own pieces of it, ranging in size from ten to several hundred acres. Yet  Read more...
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Langford, David K., 1942-
Hillingdon Ranch.
College Station, Tex. : Texas A & M University Press, 2013
(DLC) 2013009035
(OCoLC)830682988
Named Person: Giles family.; Giles family.
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David K Langford; Lorie Woodward Cantu
ISBN: 9781623490249 1623490243 9781461939207 1461939208 1299805493 9781299805491
OCLC Number: 856929719
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Photographer's note --
Prologue: Drought --
Introduction --
Spring --
Summer --
Autumn --
Winter --
Epilogue.
Series Title: Conservation leadership series.
Responsibility: David K. Langford and Lorie Woodward Cantu.

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Chronicles how one family has worked together over many years to keep their ranch intact. It is also a beautifully photographed portrait of a ranching family and their life in the Texas Hill Country,  Read more...

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