La Grange

La Grange La Grange voted the capital of the Republic of Texas in is as colorful and audacious as the state itself Its citizens were instrumental in winning the republic s freedom and have always been wi

  • Title: La Grange
  • Author: Marie W. Watts
  • ISBN: La Grange (Images of America: Texas)
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  • Page: 343
  • Format: Paperback
  • La Grange, voted the capital of the Republic of Texas in 1838, is as colorful and audacious as the state itself Its citizens were instrumental in winning the republic s freedom and have always been willing to fight for their beliefs Many defend La Grange as the true capital of Texas, unfairly stripped of its title The town flourished during the 19th century and witnesse La Grange, voted the capital of the Republic of Texas in 1838, is as colorful and audacious as the state itself Its citizens were instrumental in winning the republic s freedom and have always been willing to fight for their beliefs Many defend La Grange as the true capital of Texas, unfairly stripped of its title The town flourished during the 19th century and witnessed the birth of a rough and tumble society, where arguments were commonly settled with fists, knives, and guns In later years, immigrants flocked to the area and built a strong agricultural economy The 20th century might have passed quietly into history if not for a Houston television reporter who publicized the demise of one of Texas s best known brothels, the Chicken Ranch, located just outside of La Grange The extensive publicity surrounding the closing of the Best Little Whorehouse in Texas resulted in a musical and movie of the same name, as well as a song by ZZ Top Get A Copy Kindle Store Online StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Paperback, 127 pages Published August 4th 2008 by Arcadia Publishing SC first published July 30th 2008 More Details Original Title La Grange Images of America Texas ISBN 073855636X ISBN13 9780738556369 Edition Language English Series Images of America Texas Other Editions 2 All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail edit details Friend Reviews To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up Reader QA To ask other readers questions about La Grange, please sign up

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