Abshire, Richard

2009 Garland: A Contemporary History. Published by the Garland Chamber of Commerce.

Baker, T. Lindsay

2000 Building the Lone Star: An Illustrated Guide to Historic Sites. Texas A&M University Press.

Blackburn, Ed, Jr.

2006 Wanted: County Jails of Texas. Texas A&M University Press, College Station.

Bradshaw, Mike

2009 Texas Game Warden Chronicles. Mesquite Bean Press, Carrizo Springs.

Castro Colonies Heritage Association

1983 History of Medina County, Texas (Volume I). Privately printed by the Castro Colonies Heritage Association of Castroville, Texas.

DeArment, R. K.

2012 The Sheriff who took the Apache Kid. Wild West: The American Frontier 25(4):48.

Dickson, J.N.

n.d. Portable Jail for Road Gangs: Pioneer Relic. Published by the Grayson County Frontier Village.

Grapeland Community Council.

1969 Crossroads to Progress II: “Grapeland” – Queen City of the Sand Flats 1872-1987. Privately published by the Grapeland Community Council.

Grayson County Frontier Village.

1981 The History of Grayson County, Texas Volume II: Family Histories. Heritage Publishing Company, Tulsa.

Hall, Joan Upton

2007 Just Visitin’: Old Texas Jails. State House Press, McMurry University, Abilene.

Mitchell, K. A.

1989 “Cremation in Sight for Unsightly City Calaboose Over River.” Article from the Orange Leader published on June 10, 1908 and published in A History of Orange County Jails and Sheriffs: 1852-1989 in Las Sabinas: The Official Publication of the Orange County Historical Society, Volume XV, Page 15, Book 2.

Tauch, Martha

n.d. Flatonia’s Calaboose. Unpublished article on file at the Arnim Museum in Flatonia, Texas.


 LaGrange Journal, April 22, 1886

LaGrange Journal, February 13, 1890

LaGrange Journal, February 27, 1890

3 thoughts on “References


    I am trying to find and purchase a copy of book ,published by the
    Grapeland Community Council Called: Crossroads To
    Progress II “Grapeland” Queen City of the Sand Flats 1872-1987
    I would like to know where to find a copy of. I am a descendant of
    the John Ilai Bean Family there. I am looking for more history on them. I hope you can help me. Thank you so very much,
    Sandra Bean Wyrick 26710 Bayou Tesch Dr. Magnolia, Texas 77354. hm. 281-356-3252 fax: 281-259-0117…e-mail
    Sun pm. Sept 27,2015


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