Historic Houston Streets: The Stories Behind the Names Marks Hinton

ISBN: 9781936474493

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Historic Houston Streets: The Stories Behind the Names  by  Marks Hinton

Historic Houston Streets: The Stories Behind the Names by Marks Hinton
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Houston has grown quite a bit since the Allen Brothers landed on the banks of the Buffalo Bayou, and every bit of that expansion required streets. Just how did those highways and byways get their intriguing names? Now Marks Hinton has expanded andMoreHouston has grown quite a bit since the Allen Brothers landed on the banks of the Buffalo Bayou, and every bit of that expansion required streets. Just how did those highways and byways get their intriguing names? Now Marks Hinton has expanded and updated his popular Historic Houston Streets (previous edition published by Archival Press of Texas, ISBN 0-97406-039-9) to include all Houston s surrounding counties.

Learn who made the area great, who had a sense of history and who had a sense of humor. Interesting stories about the people who walked these paths before us emerge from the names they gave our roads. Historic Houston Streets is a definitive tale about Houston s people, politics and power, courage and sacrifice, heroes and scoundrels, humor and tragedy, myths and legends. And all this intriguing history is woven into the tangled web of streets we drive on every day.

Next time you go for a ride in Houston, you ll know just who was who and what was what where you are.



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