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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Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge was First in Texas

Note: This is a story I wrote that was published in the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal Caprock Chronicles, April 28, 2018.  Link to the online story: http://www.lubbockonline.com/news/20180428/caprock-chroniclesmuleshoe-national-wildlife-refuge-was-states-first-refuge Imagine being able to see the Llano Estacado as it once was before farming and development started. Even imagine being in a wagon crossing the vast Llano grassland and seeing…

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The Downfall of Galveston’s May Walker Burleson – My Review

  THE DOWNFALL OF GALVESTON’S MAY WALKER BURLESON Texas Society Marriage & Carolina Murder Scandal by T. Felder Dorn Genre: True Crime Publisher: Arcadia Publishing / The History Press Facebook     Twitter    Instagram   Date of Publication: April 2, 2018 Number of Pages: 192 pages, 30 b&w images   Jennie May Walker Burleson was envied for having…

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The Writing and Titling of the Hunt Book

Sooooo – I’ve been writing and research the true crime story of the Hunt murders for seven years. I thought I was done in the fall of 2016, but feedback on the manuscript suggested I was not before it goes off to another publishing house. While the edits were minor they improved the flow of…

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