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Texas Gulf Coast stories

Author: C Herndon Williams
Publisher: Charleston, SC : History Press, 2010.
Series: American chronicles (Series)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The middle Texas coast, known locally as the Coastal Bend, is an area filled with fascinating stories. From as early as the days of Cabeza de Vaca and La Salle, the Coastal Bend has been a site of early exploration, bloody conflicts, legendary shipwrecks and even a buried treasure or two. However, much of the true history has remained unknown, misunderstood and even hidden. Join Williams as he explores the days of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
History
Local history
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C Herndon Williams
ISBN: 9781609490324 1609490320
OCLC Number: 664519681
Description: 125 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Karankawa and other Indians --
pt. 2. Early explorers and immigrants --
pt. 3. Early missions, ports, and towns --
pt. 4. The War for Texas Independence --
pt. 5. Shipwrecks, treasures, sculpture and dominos --
Timeline.
Series Title: American chronicles (Series)
Responsibility: C. Herndon Williams.
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The middle Texas coast, known locally as the Coastal Bend, is an area filled with fascinating stories. From as early as the days of Cabeza de Vaca and La Salle, the Coastal Bend has been a site of early exploration, bloody conflicts, legendary shipwrecks and even a buried treasure or two. However, much of the true history has remained unknown, misunderstood and even hidden. Join Williams as he explores the days of early settlement and European contact, Karankawa and Tonkawa legends and the Coastal Bend's tallest of tall tales.

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