Big Bend History

Books and maps of the culture, history and people of Texas' Big Bend region.



For All Seasons: A Big Bend Journal

For All Seasons: A Big Bend Journal

By Wauer, Roland H.
Price: $19.95


Something about Big Bend National Park draws visitors again and again. Maybe it's the spare beauty of the mountains and desert, the dawn chorus of...more info

Fun and Games Through Depression and War

Fun and Games Through Depression and War

By Baker, Betty Ray Ogle; Ogle, Clarice
Price: $19.95


Part family history, part tale of growing up in the Big Bend in the 1930's and 40's, this locally produced book is energetic and entertaining. 2008...more info

I'll Gather My Geese

I'll Gather My Geese

By Stillwell, Hallie
Price: $19.95


The New York Times identified Hallie Stillwell (1897?1997) as a "rancher and a Texas legend." As readers of her autobiography know, she became a...more info

Letters from the Big Bend: Legacy of a Pioneer

Letters from the Big Bend: Legacy of a Pioneer

By Garner, Diane
Price: $19.95


March 4, 1911: ". . . and even at night when I cross the turbulent waters of the Rio Grande and listen to the music her waters make in their mad rush...more info

Lost Mines and Buried Treasures of the Big Bend

Lost Mines and Buried Treasures of the Big Bend

By Jameson, W.C.
Price: $19.95


The Big Bend of Texas is at once compelling and mysterious. It has been described as a rich and varied land of history, myth and legend, danger,...more info

My Goose is Cooked

My Goose is Cooked

By Stillwell, Hallie Crawford
Price: $19.95


When Hallie Crawford Stillwell died on August 18, 1997, she was two months and two days short of her 100th birthday. Hallie had published the first...more info

Quicksilver

Quicksilver

By Ragsdale, Kenneth
Price: $19.95


Before Terlingua achieved some notoriety as the site of the annual World Championship Chili Cookoff, the ghost town was the bustling center of the...more info

Story of Big Bend National Park

Story of Big Bend National Park

By Jameson, John
Price: $19.95


A breathtaking country of rugged mountain peaks, uninhabited desert, and spectacular river canyons, Big Bend is one of the United States' most remote...more info

The Sanderson Flood of 1965: Crisis in a Rural Texas Community

The Sanderson Flood of 1965: Crisis in a Rural Texas Community

By Scogin, Russell Ashton
Price: $19.95


On June 11, 1965 at 7:00 a.m. a wall of water rushed through the town of Sanderson, killing twenty-six people and leaving hundreds homeless. Intense...more info

Lizards on the Mantel, Burros at the Door

Lizards on the Mantel, Burros at the Door

By Koch, Etta; Price, June Cooper
Price: $21.95


A woman who went West with her husband in the 1840s must have expected hardships and privation, but during the 1940s, when Etta Koch stopped off in...more info


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