Publications (Printed and Electronic) For Sale
Montague County, Texas

NOTES:

1) Most publications listed below are available from the Montague County Historical Commission (MCHC).  If an item below is marked with *MCHC,  then  PRESS HERE FOR ORDERING DETAILS 

2) Printed publications are listed here first and electronic publications follow - HERE

PRINTED PUBLICATIONS

"A Description of Bowie, Texas"
Describes stores in business at the time as well as information on schools, and distances to surrounding communities. Originally printed in 1883, one year after Bowieís incorporation. Reprinted in 1958 and again in 1990. 16 pages, pamphlet
Contact:  *MCHC
Price: $4.50 + shipping of $1.50

"History Of Montague County, Texas"
by Mrs. W. R. Potter, 1912
This 184 page book was first printed in 1912 and in 1958, 1975, 1993, and 1995. It contains many stories about Indian raids and other early history of Montague County and it's residents.
Price: $22.49 including shipping, handling, and tax.
Contact: Saint Jo Tribune, P.O. Box 160, Saint Jo TX 76265
(940) 995-2586

"History of Montague County Rural Schools"
Written by: Henry W. Johnson & Hily Roberts
A comprehensive listing of Montague County Schools and teachers.  The book includes the names of 186 schools and 107 school districts which operated in the county through 1958. Compiled to commemorate the rural schools of Montague County during the centennial year. Printed in 1958 and reprinted in 1994.
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Price: $10.00 + shipping of $4.00

"History of Ringgold"
By Roy Hamilton and Clara Davis
Excellent insight into history of Ringgold. Due to the untimely death of Roy Hamilton the history from the early 1900s to 1958 was finished by Clara Davis with no loss of continuity. The story is written so the reader can picture events as they unfold. Originally printed in 1958 and reprinted in 1996. 14 pages, soft cover.
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Price: $5.00 + shipping of $1.00

"Illinois Bend Remembers"
Compiled by B. Dowd, 1995
This book contains 176 pages and contains town and family history information about Illinois Bend.
Price: $26.95 including shipping and handling
Make checks payable: Norene Dowd
Contact: Norene Dowd, P.O. Box 40, Saint Jo TX 76265

"Levi Perryman, Pioneer Indian Fighter"
Written by: Levi Perryman
A prosperous land owner, Levi Perryman recounts the details of the Indian raids in Montague and Cooke Counties, the hanging of Charlie Harris, and the courthouses and his role in these stories. Printed in 1987. 29 pages, soft cover
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Price: $7.00 + shipping of $1.50

"Montague Memorial Memories"
Compiled by Virginia Melson Vann and Martha Duncan Romine, 1985.
This is a book of 178 pages containing historical information about Montague County and Town, the school district, and several family stories. It has 3 or 4 dozen pictures and a comprehensive listing of the Montague cemetery.
Please contact for information on remaining books.
Contact: Martha Romine, P.O.Box 211, Montague TX 76251

"One Hundred Years In Montague County"
Printed in 1958 for the county centennial celebration. An interesting and informative history of all areas of the county. The book describes the trails crisscrossing the county, Indian depredations, cattle drives, history of towns, the era of outlaws and cattle drives, and much, much more. 98 pages, soft cover
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Price: $22.00 + shipping of $4.00

"Pioneer Sketches"
Written by: G.W. Cox
Recollections of G. W. Cox of events in Montague County. He recalls pioneer lawyers, Indian raids and massacres, a hanging, the beginning of the Civil War, and much, much more. Original printing 1911. Reprinted in 1958 and again in 1991. 43 pages, soft cover
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Price: $7.00 + shipping of $1.50

"Story of Montague County, Texas - Its Past and Present"
Written by: Montague County Historical Commission Editor: Melvin E. Fenoglio Copyright: Montague County Historical Commission and Curtis Media Corporation - 1989.   This is a huge book of 952 pages, approximately 1200 family stories, a surname index of approximately 4300, stories of towns and communities, a history of the county, county lore, hundreds of pictures, and much more.
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Price: $150.00 + shipping of $12.00

"The History of Education in Montague County"
Written by: Dan L. Martin
Written as a masterís thesis in 1937, the purpose of the book is to give information pertaining to the development of the educational system of Montague County. While much information was collected for the general history of the county, educational history had been neglected. The book gives educational information from the 1890s to 1937. Published 1937 and reprinted in 1996. 175 pages, hard cover
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Price: $10.00 + shipping of $4.00

"The History of Montague County, Texas"
"This Soil Will Grow Grapes"
Written by: Melvin Fenoglio
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Price: $25.00 + shipping of $4.00

"Our Yesterdays"
Written by: Melvin Fenoglio
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Price: $20.00 + shipping of $4.00

"Pictures of The Past, Montague County"
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Price: $49.95 + shipping of $4.00

"Indian Raids"
Written by: Marvin London
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Price: $25.00 + shipping of $4.00

"Famous Court Trials"
Written by: Marvin London
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Price: $25.00 + shipping of $4.00

"County Officials of Montague County".... ***** PRESENTLY OUT OF PRINT******
Written by: by Marvin London
 

 

ELECTRONIC PUBLICATIONS (CDs or DVDs)

DVD "Montague County 150 Years 2008"
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Price: $20.00 + shipping of $1.50

CD  "Montague County, Its Past and Present"
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Price: $25.00 + shipping $1.50

CD  "History of Early Settlers of Montague County"
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Price: $15.00 + shipping $1.50

CD  "History of Spanish Fort - Plus"
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Price: $15.00 + shipping $1.50

CD   Marriage Book G 1899 to 1903
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Price: $15.00 + shipping $1.50

CD   Marriage Book H  1903 to 1906
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Price: $15.00 + shipping $1.50

CD  B.B. Paddock History of North & West Texas Vol. I 1906
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Price: $15.00 + shipping $1.50

CD  B.B. Paddock History of North & West Texas Vol. II 1906
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Price: $15.00 + shipping $1.50

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* For MCHC orders:   Please make checks payable to  Montague County Historical Commission,  P.O. Box 161,  Montague TX  76251 .  Be sure to include shipping fee listed above!  Also, for combined shipping fee or other questions on your MCHC order contact them via the following email address ....