Stonewall County Links

Links of Historical, Genealogical, or Cultural Interest

Research center at the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, WTAMU, Canyon

The Southwest Collection, a historical research center and archive at Texas Tech University, Lubbock.

Search The New Handbook of Texas Online

Anglo-American Beginnings; the history of Anglo settlement in west TX.

The Eugene C. Barker Texas History Collections, and the George W. Littlefield Southern History Collections in the Center For American History, at the University of Texas (Austin). Be sure and look at the page listing all of the Center's collections.

The Archives and Genealogy collections at the Texas State Library in Austin. The Archives houses all of Texas' historic documents, records, and artifacts. The Genealogy collection has an extensive collection of material in print (state collections, family histories) and microform (including the complete 1790 - 1910 United States census, the 1920 Texas census, county tax rolls, CSA, and Texas Ranger muster rolls).

 The Texas General Land Office

Lone Star Junction: An on-line almanac of Texas

The American Memory Project Home Page. A priceless collection of still and full-motion images, sounds, documents, manuscripts, etc. from our past, including the Life Histories Manscripts, from the Folklore Project, part of the WPA Federal Writer's Project, 1936-1940. You may also search only the Texas Life Histories.

Index to the Republic of Texas Muster Rolls

The Documenting the American South collection at UNC Chapel Hill.

The horse is an integral part of the history of Texas, especially to the ranching industry. Selective breeding of the pedigreed stock brought in by settlers from the east, and perhaps a bit of Mustang blood, brought about the tremendously versatile American Quarter horse.

On-line exhibits at the International Museum of the Horse:
The Cowboy
The Quarter Horse

Read more about Steel Dust, one of the legendary foundation sires of the Quarter Horse breed.

Daughters of the Republic of Texas (DRT) Library Home Page

The Ranching Heritage Center at The Museum of Texas Tech University, Lubbock

The Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum the official repository of Texas Ranger memorabilia.

Texas History and Social Studies from the Armadillo WWW server at Rice University.

The Texas Historical Commission, responsible for preservation of Texas' architectural and cultural heritage.

Regional newspapers: the Abilene Reporter News, the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, and the Wichita Falls Times-Record.

The Bureau of Vital Statistics, at the Texas Dept. of Health

The cemeteries of Stonewall county. (This is a link to the listing of cemteries shown by the USGS. In addition to these, the following cemeteries are listed in _Stonewall County: Between the Forks of the Brazos_ (Stonewall Cty. Hist. Comm.): Center View, Double Mt., Golden Pond, Goodrum Family, Hale Family, Lee Family, Moore Ranch, and Old Rayner.

The story of Rath City an 1870s trading post in Stonewall county run by entrepreneur Charles Rath.

The American West, a presentation of its history and development.

Fort Griffin: State Park at the site of one of the forts established on the Texas frontier after the War Between the States.

More information about Adobe Walls

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