Want to learn more about True Texas Tales of the people, places and events of Hill County?
Numerous books and articles have been written about the area. Some deal with specific subjects, like Cotton or Bond’s Alley. Others are more general and cover the entire history of the county over a certain time period. Still others have been written about individual cities within the county. A sample of books is included in the bibliography, but many more can be found at the local libraries within the county.
There are also numerous organizations whose primary purpose is related to preserving the heritage of Hill County. Many of these are associated with national or state organizations, and each has their own particular focus.
This website is produced by the Fort Graham Chapter of the Texas Society Daughters of the American Revolution. It is funded through the generosity of the George G. and Alva Hudson Smith Foundation, whose purpose is to enrich the lives of citizens of Hill County, Texas.
The information contained on this website is believed to be accurate. Personal accounts of events have been verified by written documents. But even published books sometimes do not agree with each other, for example, on details like dates. Publications were at one time based on interviews with individuals, and one person’s memory does not always match another person’s.