Remarkable History of Two Historical Markers in a Small Texas Town

    It’s hard to believe that it was four years ago when I was working on two Texas historical marker applications for the small Texas German town known as Nazareth. Time really does fly. With any historical marker application, extensive research must be conducted to prove the history of the subject, the building, or…

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How Mortality Records Can Provide a Historical Picture of a German Community

Imagine just this moment in time you’re dying of consumption in the High Plains of Texas. It’s August 1906, when the air is at its height of being hot, dry and stale. There might be an occasional breeze, but it does nothing to cool you. You’re coughing up blood mixed with phlegm because your lungs…

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