Learn More about Hill County History

  Teacher's Resources


Want to learn more today about the people, places and events of Hill County's yesterdays? Below are some resources you might want to explore. Most of these are available in local libraries.

From the Dust of Wagon Wheels

100% Cotton
by Jack & Jane Pruitt, 1993.

A History of Hill County, Texas 1838 - 1965 by Ellis Bailey, 1966.

A Salute to Hill County by Jack Smith & Judith Swearingen, 1987.

A Sketch of Bond's Alley by Jane Pruitt, 1985.

Early Settlers' Life in Texas and the Organization of Hill County by A. Y. Kirkpatrick, 1963.

From the Dust of Wagon Wheels by Theryl Sensing Penney, 1974, updated 2002.

Hill County Texas Trilogy

Goodbye to a River
by John Graves, 1959.

Going Home to Hill County by Minnie Potter Corbin, 1975.

History of Hill County Texas 1853-1980 by Hill County Historical Commission, 1980.

Hill County (Texas) Trilogy by Colonel Harold B. Simpson, 1986.

Images of Hillsboro by Hillsboro Historic Preservation Commission, late 2013.

Turning Point

Tales with a Texas Twist
by Donna Ingham, 2005.

The Heritage of Hill County, Texas by The Hill County Heritage Book Committee, 2006.

The Heritage of Hill County, Texas Volume II by The Hill County Heritage Book Committee, 2010.

Turning Point: The Bucher Murder Was the Turning Point for Clyde Barrow, Bonnie Parker and Raymond Hamilton by Dick McMahan, 2007.

Where Dreams Die Hard: A Small American Town and Its Six-Man Football Team by Carlton Stowers

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send an email to the Fort Graham Chapter of the Texas DAR.

True Texas Tales of the People, Places, and Events of Hill County, Texas