A 220 Mile Walk Down Every Street in Athens, Texas Ronald Mcclure

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Published: November 28th 2012

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A 220 Mile Walk Down Every Street in Athens, Texas  by  Ronald Mcclure

A 220 Mile Walk Down Every Street in Athens, Texas by Ronald Mcclure
November 28th 2012 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | | ISBN: | 5.59 Mb

Share the author’s experience as he walks down every street in Athens, Texas, meeting hometown folks along the way.Ronald spent hours upon hours in the reference rooms of county libraries researching written accounts on the beginnings of Athens andMoreShare the author’s experience as he walks down every street in Athens, Texas, meeting hometown folks along the way.Ronald spent hours upon hours in the reference rooms of county libraries researching written accounts on the beginnings of Athens and Henderson County, and his findings have been intertwined into his story in such a way that the history of Athens and Henderson County unfolds as he walks down street after street.The author includes along with his walk- interesting local folklore, the making of the first dirt roads in Athens, the making of the railroads in Henderson County, the last known Indian battle in Henderson County, a history of the first churches in Athens, local people of interest, a story of five tunnels under the city of Athens, Koon Kreek Klub, a 1920 bank robbery at Athens National Bank, a story about the 1929 and 1930 Athens Hornet National Championship Basketball Team and some more recent events- such as the Nativity Scene on the Athens square and a story of the war on Christmas.A present-day walk and a walk in times past are put together in a literary sense so that the reader will find the material informative and enjoyable.



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