Uncovered Texas



PICKWICK, TEXAS . Pickwick was in northern Palo Pinto County. The area was settled as early as 1856, but Indian attacks prevented a permanent community from forming until after the Civil War . A post office operated there from 1903 to 1946. Residents first chose the name Westerville, but another pos....

Ghosttown - Pickwick.


SABINE RIVER AUTHORITY . The Sabine River Authority of Texas, an official agency of the state, was established by the legislature in 1949, with jurisdiction over all of the Sabine River watershed in Texas, including all or part of twenty-one counties. It was given broad powers over the conservation,....

Ghosttown - Sabine.

Browse thousands of old postcards from around the Lone Star State. See how tourist and local folks shared their Texas story.

Explore the many missions, forts and presidios that explorers and soldiers constucted to settle the lands now called Texas.

Tour the history of Texas through the text of the thousands of historical markers found all across the Lone State State.

Discover the deserted, forgotten and abandoned towns of Texas. Some vanished over night while others slowly slipped away.