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Lake Travis, Colorado River
  • Photo of Bluebonnet Fishing Camp, undated
Lake Victor Story     
  1. Newspaper article dated January 20, 1972 by Greg Olds titled “ ‘Lake Victor Story’ Recalls Olden Days” including picture of Trinity Professor Dr. M.G. Bowden and Maurice C. Shelby author of “The Lake Victor Story”.  Both men are natives of Lake Victor.
  2. Typed paragraph about Lake Victor
  3. Picayune, 22 July 2009, "News Accounts Paint Colorful Picture of Old Lake Victor" by Rachel Bryson.
  4. See also "The Lake Victor Story" by Maurice C. Shelby, published 1971; 208 pages, not indexed; many photographs, family histories, info of schools, churches, businesses; cemetery listings, newspaper articles, and much more.  On the shelf in HBFL's Dobie Room. 
  5. Index of Photos and News Stories from "The Lake Victor Story" by Maurice C. Shelby; 10 typed pages.
  6. The Picayune, 5 Aug 2009, "Lake Victor Celebrates 106 years Saturday"
  7. Burnet Bulletin, 26 July 1993, "Shelby Recalls Lake Victor's Heyday" with photo of M. G. Shelby
  8. The Picayune, 8 Aug 2007, "Lake Victor Hosting Annual Homecoming", by Daniel Clifton
  9. The Picayune, 22 July 2009, "News Accounts Paint Colorful Picture of Old Lake Victor" by Rachel Bryson
  10. Burnet Bulletin 12 Dec 2014; "Masons honored at Lake Victor Lodge"
  11. Hill Country Magazine, Winter 2005; two pictures taken of Lake Victor area.
  12. "Lake Victor, Don't Bring Your Boat", by Billie Warner Buck.  Nine pages, 4 pages of pictures; report presented to Edwards Plateau Historical Association annual meeting, October 2015; compiled from old letters, deeds, wills, church history and memories of friends and family. 

See Also "The Lake Victory Story" by Maurice Shelby -- lists the names of thousands of Lake Victor citizens.  It contains lists of church members, Masonic Lodge Members, school personnel and many others,

  1. Brochure about Lampasas,
  2. Texas Newspaper clipping from The American-Statesman titled “Treaty Oak Perfect Specimen of Its Kind” by Clare Ogden Davis
  3. Texas Heritage Workshop Agenda  List of sources for doing a program or contest on “Cattle Brands and Ranch Histories” (2 copies)
  4. Three page typed history of Lampasas
  5. Copy of  newspaper article from Lampasas Record by Alfred E. Menn  titled “The Lampasas Story”
  6. Copy of newspaper article from Lampasas Record by Mr. W.R. Young titled “The Town of Lampasas Was Started Before The War Between The States” includes picture of Parks Hotel
  7. Copy of newspaper article from Lampasas Record titled “Some Early Historical Facts and Dates And Other Information of Lampasas County” includes picture of D.C. Thomas, district judge; Martin (last name not copied), county judge;  Col. J.E. Morgan, County clerk;  F. Lewis, County Atty; W.B Abney; Zivley,constable;  E.N. “L” Wolf, deputy sheriff and W.B. McGee, Baptist minister
  8. Copy of newspaper article taken from Lampasas Record September 10, 1936 issue by Mrs. Kate Longfield titled “Some of the Happenings from As Far Back As I Can Remember” Description of Historical Marker at the west door of the Lampasas County Court House (2 copies)
  9. Booklet titled “Stories of Lampasas” by Mrs. W.H. Moses
  10. Booklet by Tad Moses titled “Lampasas Texas Historical Brief” (52 pages)
  11. Newspaper clipping, Temple, Texas, 6 Feb 1977, “Lampasas Blaze Destroys Landmark School Building”, with photo of 1895 Lampasas Middle School after burn.
  12. Typed notes from 1913 Lampasas Leader newspaper concerning Burnet events or citizens.
  13. Newspaper clipping, date and source unknown, “L. M. Stephens Writes Interesting History of Chadwick’s Mill.” [Copy of this article filed in "Mill, Chadwick"
  14. Highland Lakes Weekly 16 Jan 2015; "Civilizing the Wild West." About DeWitt Clinton Thomas.

Land Heritage Awards - see Texas Land Heritage Awards

LBJ Ranch   
  1. Page from The Highlander, 1 Nov 1973.  Article and pictures about the LBJ ranch.  “Ranch of LBJ’s Grandfather Restored With Old Fashioned Care.”
  2. Undated newspaper article about tour entitled A Wagon Ride into History.
  3. Newspaper copy of artilce about Congressman Lyndon B. Johnson from the Burnet Bulletin, 30 June 1938.
  4. Newspaper picture of Johnsons observing the change of Granite Shoals Lake to Lake LBJ from the Marble Falls Highlander dated 2 April 1970.
  5. Several pages of copy from the Record Courier, Johnson City, dated 28 June 1973, about reopening of LBJ home .
  6. Article from Burnet Bulletin, 1974, about LBJ Statue to be Dedicated in Park Ceremonies Saturday, August 24
  7. Unnamed newspaper article dated 29 04 1976 written by Sam Johnson
Ledger From Burnet County Store, 1898-99   
Small notebook itemizing names and goods purchased, along with date and prices.  About 50 pages, written on both sides.  Sample below:
April 27 1898  Westfall Barton, 2 Cultivator bolts, .15
W. P. Hunt, Bro
March 27       1 pr shoes          1.30
Apr 24           1 pants                 .80
May 3             bal on sugar        .75
May 4            1 pr slippers          .90
May 4             1 sk flour           1.10
Legion, Auxilary   
  1. Newspaper clipping, Austin American Statesman, 25 Nov 1948, with photo 
  2. Three copies of program, “10th District Convention of the American Legion” 6 June 1948

Letters, Confederate   
  1. Newspaper clipping, San Antonio Express News, 27 Feb 1977, “Kin of Writers Sought”; about 100 letters from confederate soldiers and families in the state comptroller’s warehouse.
  2. Typed list with three columns, Widow/Pensioner, Veteran, Other; arranged by county.  This may be a list of the letters mentioned in item 1 above.
Letters/Field Family  (This folder is in the Surname file under Feild, Family Letters) 
This file contains letters written during and a couple of years after the Civil War
1) 7 Feb 1861 – R. S. Feild to his mother.
2) 5 Apr 1861 – Thomas A. Feild to his mother, followed by a letter from H. L. Feild to his mother.
3) 30 June 1861 – H. L. Feild to his mother.
4) 27 Nov 1861 – Letter from J. Y Shipman, regarding Mrs. L. M. Feild paper.
5) 4 Jan 1862 – Letter from Annie to Ma & Mrs. Harriet Yoe.
6) 25 Aug 1862 – H. L. Feild to his mother.
7) 12 Mar 1863 – H. L. Feild to his mother.
8) 18 Apr 1863 – H. L. Feild to his mother.
9) 3 Aug 1863 – Jennie (Mrs. H. L.) Feild to her mother-in-law.
10) 6 Aug 1863 – Harry L. Feild to his mother.
11) 4 Oct 1863 – H. L. Feild to his mother.
12) 1 Dec 1863 – Letter from Martha T. Green to Mrs. Feild telling of the death of Harry Feild. Harry was killed on 3 Nov 1863.
13) 3 Feb 1864 – Jennie Feild to her mother-in-law.
14) 31 Mar 1864 – Jennie Feild to her mother-in-law.
15) 5 July 1864 – Jennie Feild to her mother-in-law.
16) 6 Aug 1864 – Jennie Feild to her mother-in-law.
17) 25 Nov 1864 – Jennie Feild to
18) 18 Oct 1866 – Letter from Annie Feild to her mother-in-law telling of the death of her husband.
19) 19 Dec 1866 – Letter from Annie Feild to her mother-in-law.
20) 11 Apr 1867 – Annie Feild to her mother-in-law Lucy Feild.
21) 2 Sep 1867 – Annie Feild to her mother-in-law.
22) 26 Feb 1893? – Letter from A. H. Feild.
23) Copy of picture of Dr. M. A. Feild.
24) Copy of pictures of Harry Lee Feild and Dr. Feild in Tenn & wife.
25) Letter April 23 (no year) from M. A. Feild.
26) Copies of envelopes
27) Copies of 2 pages that are unreadable.
Liberty Hill     
1.  Three pages of poor images of The Williamson County Sun, 28 Aug 1969; “Liberty Hill Once Was Atop a Hill Became Silent Grove, Town Moved East”.  With pictures.
2.  Newspaper page, The Williamson County Sun, 20 March 1975; “Liberty Hill combines the Old and the New”, with pictures
3.  Newspaper clipping, date and source unknown.  “The Austin Story.  Highway Marker Near Georgetown Marks Battle Site.”   Photo of marker  commemorating a battle fought between Texas Rangers and Indians (Manuel Flores on May 18, 1839.
4.  Newspaper  clipping, The Williamson County Sun, 12 Nov 1970, “Liberty Hill Cemetery Dates Back to 1875, with photo of large tombstone.
5.  Copies of #4; poor quality.
6.  Newspaper page, The Libertarian, 2 Sept 1975, about Liberty Hill highschool football and volleyball teams.
7.  Note card from Helen Chesley to Mrs. Price, dated June 15, [no year], thanking her for her help.
8.  Newspaper pages, The Libertarian, April 1975, full issue, 12 pages.
Libraries (Burnet County)
Bertram Library

1. "Bertram Library unveiled" Burnet Bulletin, 1 March 20062. "An important plea from Bertram's Historical Committee"  Bertram Enterprise 2 Nov 2005; Donation items from Garrett Wilkinson Museum3. "Library donation" Burnet Bulletin 19 Apr 2006; 4 books on gardening donated by Master Gardeners4. picture of Friends of the Bertram Library with plans for the new library, 1 Mar 2006, unknown newspaper5. Burnet Bulletin 11 Mar 2009; "Bertram gets $2M for 'green' library"6. Burnet Bulletin 8 Dec 2010; "Library staff begins move into new building

7. The Picayune 6 Nov 2013; "Secret's out: Bertram Library Thrift Store celebrates 30 years of unique items and dedicated volunteers"
Burnet County Library Open House - 1963
  1. Texas Library Journal, TLA Conference, 1975, Dallas
  2. Picture of two women, unidentified, undated.
  3. Sign-in Sheets for Open House, Nat’l Library Week, April 23, 1963
  4. Sign-in Sheets for 10 April 1963
  5. Guest Register, Nov 18, 1962 and stapled together with Guests for Open House at 13th Birthday, Jan 9, 1963
  6. Sign-in Sheets for Nat’l Lib Week Family Night, April 10, 1962
Burnet County Library System
  1. Library Survey Data, 1995
  2. Burnet Bulletin, 2 Aug 1995, Library Requests $130,000 for automation, by Sara Wartes
  3. The River Cities Daily Tribune, 22 Mar 2006; "Burnet County libraries preparing for future" by Daniel Clifton; Burnet and Bertram sites getting facelifts.
  4. Burnet Bulletin 16 Aug 2006; Lending a hand to the lending library" by Chris Crews
  5. The Picayune 7 Sep 2011; "Check out happenings at Burnet County libraries"
  6. The River Cities Tribune 13 Feb 2011; "Dark chapter for Burnet County libraries?" - state funding cuts could have impact in Burnet County - by Nicole Lessin
Burnet - Herman Brown Free Library
  1. Newspaper section, Burnet County Bulletin, 16 Feb 1978, “New Library Dedication is Sunday.”   Notes on the Building of the Herman Brown Free Library.  Pictures of main reading room; Library Board Chairman, Mrs Alvin Nored; Present Librarian Mrs. Price.
  2. Newspaper page, Burnet County Bulletin, 16 Feb 1978, page A5, “Library Dedication Ceremony Sunday”
  3. The Highlander Dec 1981; "Burnet commissioners ponder library problem"
  4. Burnet Bulletin 10 Jan 2007; "Polar Express", cookie wallace, director of Herman Brown Free library, accepts check for most popular Christmas Tree decorating contest
  5. The Picayune 23 May 2007; "Herman Brown Free Library will be getting a new roof soon"
  6. Burnet Bulletin 8 Aug 2007; "A farewell letter to Burnet"; Library Director Cookie Wallace leaving after about 22 years of service
  7. River Cities DailyTribune, 24 April 2008; "Burnet Library's Expansion Beginning"; library supporters plan to raise $3 million in grants for public library, by Raymond V. Whelan.
  8. Burnet Bulletin 30 Apr 2008; "Herman Brown Free Library expansion kicked off"
  9. Burnet Bulletin 9 July 2008; "Need to Expand/Artistic talent, fun stuff for children planned" 60th anniversary
  10. Burnet Bulletin 38 May 2008; "Burnet library celebrates 60th"
  11. Burnet Bulletin 10 Sep 2008; "Commissioners peruse library plans"
  12. Burnet Library Expansion Project September 2008 update newsletter.
  13. The Picayune, 1 April 2009; "Vanished Exhibition Reveals Plight", about a traveling exhibition  by the nonprofit TRACES Center for History and Culture.  The exhibit reveals how thousands of German-Americans during WWII were labeled unfairly as "potentially dangerous enemy aliens" at the time  and put in camps.
  14. Burnet Bulletin, 22 April 2009; "Grant to help young readers' parents"; a grant through CTLS that provides training for library staff to work with parents of young children.
  15. Unknown newspaper and date:  photo of Lucille O'Donnell, Burnet County Librarian.
  16. Burnet Bulletin 7 Oct 2009 "Friends: Gear up for new building"
  17. Burnet Bulliten, 30 Dec 2009, article about new public library in the works. 
  18. Burnet Bulletin, 28 Jan 2009, Burnet library switches site.
  19. unknown paper, 21 July 1977, article "Burnet Commissioners Accept library building with picture of Janet Crain moving books.
  20. DailyTribune, 29 Nov 2011, "Feds Deny Funds for New Burnet Library" by Raymond V. Whelan
  21. Burnet Bulletin 25 Dec 2002; "Craft group begins" for children ages 6-11.
  22. The Picayune 30 Nov 2011; "New chapter is ahead for library,, newspaper" by Raymond V. Whelan
  23. The Picayune 11 Feb 2015; Picture of James & Marie Herbort, JoAnn Myers, Betsy Engelbrecht and Leonard Smith, + article about the Friends purchasing Herbort's office for library expansion.
Marble Falls Library   
  1. Pictures and  newspaper article from The Highlander about antique Stetson hat display case including letter from Thelma Malloy, Display Director of Neiman-Marcus dated December 14, 1967 to Mrs. Dan Purvis
  2. Handwritten copy of the Marble Falls Library Board Meeting for Dec. 10, 1957 about insuring books
  3. Newspaper article from The Highlander by Pauline M. Edwards dated January 9, 1975 titled “Saturday Named Mary Griffin Day as Marble Falls Library Officially Opens” including pictures of Mary Griffin and Lois Anderson, founding mother of MFL
  4. Newspaper photo of opening ceremonies of MFL including Mary Griffin, State Senator John Traeger, Marble Falls Mayor Chafee, Agnes Hefner and Thomas Shefelman
  5. Newspaper photos of inside and outside views of new MFL
  6. Newspaper  photos from The Highlander dated January 16, 1975 including Mary Griffin, Mayor Dean Chafee, House of Representatives member Dave Allred, Senator John Traeger and House of Representatives member Camm Lary, Jr.
  7. River Cities Tribune August 20, 2004 “Marble Falls Public Library Fair---What’s in it for you?”
  8. Llano News, 3 Jan 2007, Photo and caption of Clyde Smith, President of the Blubonnet Chapter, SAR, and Betsy Engelbrecht of Marble Falls Library.
  9. 2 handwritten cards about beginning of Marble Falls Library and picture of Old Burnet Jail.
Oakalla Library
 no information collected as of 2012
Libraries (Llano County)
Lakeshore Library
  1. Daily Tribune, 30 Jan 2009, "Texas Authors to Speak at the Lakeshore Library Book Festival."  Article abut the festival and photos of authors Lisa Wingate and Mike Cox.
Llano County Library
  1. Picayune, 19 Oct 2005 - Newspaper article about library getting back to normal after 2nd LLano County Book Festival.
  2. Llano Buzz, 26 April 2006, 'Dian Ray celebrates 25th anniversary. 
  3. Lake Country Life insert Burnet Bulletin, 14 Oct 2009, "Buildings for books bear history"
 Live Oak     
  1. Brief paragraph about Live Oak
  2. Note about Live Oak School including names of V. Bertram and wife I. and J.W. Stewart, J.R. Williams, J.T. Stewart and A.C. Perry
  3. Typed page report of Live Oak Community including names of Ross, Haven, Baker, Bertram, Berry, Brizendine, Dunn, Hutto, Kruhl, McAndrew, Ottinger, Peterson, Pitts, Perry, Smith, Spradling, Stewart, White, Whitley, Cochran, and Ray

Llano County  Information

The ABC's Why Llano County Is Unique - A series of articles in The Llano News by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Dates of articles: 2015, March 25, April 1, April 8, April 15, April 22, April 29. Names mentioned:
  1. Mar 25 - Fisher Miller Grant, Sam Houston, Henry Fisher, Burchard Miller, Chief Buffalo Hump, Baron John O. Meusebach, Rev. Jonas Dancer, Mitilda Jones Friend, Francis Marion and Susan Cooper Whitlock, Martin W. King, Johnny Ringo.
  2. Apr 1 - Francis R. Malone, John Peters Ringo, Joseph G. Olney (alias Joe Hill), Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday.
  3. Apr 8 - Matilda Jones Friend, Francis M. Whitlock & son Willie, Susan Cooper Whitlock, Malinda Candel, Amanda Townsend, Lee Temple Friend.
  4. Apr 15 - Wash Wolfe, Annie Victoria McDonald, Banta-McDonald, Levi V. Arnold, Johnny Lemenweber.
  5. Apr 22 - David Cowan, Capt. R. W. Riley, Capt. James S. Bourland, Capt. Franklin Breazeale, Capt. C. W. Dorsey, John H. Barringer, Mr. Wills.Apr 29 - Gladys
  6. Apr 29 - Mrs. Gladys McQueen, Evelyn Chamberlain.
Black History
  1. The Llano News 23 Feb 2011; "Black History Month...in Llano County" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes picture of the remains of Doolittle Chapel, Llano's only black school.
  2. The Llano News 13 Nov 2013; "Queen Bee Continued...Chapter 4 Part 2. First of 2 articles about Britt Johnson, a freed slave. Partnered with David White to go into the Indian reservations in search of family members who were captured.
  3. The Llano News 20 Nov 2013; "Queen Bee continued..." Chapter 4 Part 3 & Chapter 5, Part 1. Further information on Britt Johnson.
  4. The Llano News 14 Jan 2015; "Ignored...In Plain Sight" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Article about the role of African Americans in the earliest days of Llano County.
  5. The Llano News 21 Jan 2015; "Part Two: Ignored...In Plain Sight" by Karylon Hallmark Russell
Cemeteries - 
Cemeteries - General Information
  1. Picayune; 29 April 2009 - "Tiny Cemetery tells story of some of region's earliest pioneers" by Connie Swinney, Joyce Ricketson, W. M. H. Chapman, Francis M. Bradford, Bill Stewart, Muriel Jackson Barnett, Mr. & Mrs. Leon Bell, Damron, Moss and Duncan Family
  2. Highlander 27 May 1993; "Historical marker at Babyhead Cemetery"
  3. Lake Country Life 9-15 Sep 2009; "The mysterious Six-Mile Light" by Dale Fry; regarding Six-Mile Cemetery.
  4. The Llano News 6 Oct 2010; "Almost Forgotten: The Story of the Oldest Person Buried in Llano County" by Karylon Hallmark Russell
  5. Lake Country Life 8-14 Aug 2012; "Valley Spring"
  6. Lake Country Life 30 May-5 June 2012; "Veterans life here" by Dale Fry. About Historical Board Branch Cemetery
  7. Lake Country Life 9 Sep 2008; "History buried in Burnet, Llano cemeteries" by Dale Fry
  8. Lake Country Life 9-15 Sep 2009; "The mysterious Six-Mile Light" by Dale Fry
  9. Lake Country Life, Vol 5, No. 50;  13 April 2011, Burnet Bulletin.  "Grave Decision"  by Dale Fry about gravesites moved by LCRA.
  10. Llano County Historical Markers compliments of Llano County Historical Commission
  11. The Picayune 14 Oct 2015; "Six Mile legend shines light on faded rural community" by Daniel Clifton.
Cemeteries - Specific Cemetery Information

Cemeteries - Board Branch
  1. Lake Country Life 30 May 2012; "Veterans lie here" by Dale Fry. Includes picture of Dr. Cyrus Reeves tombstone

Cemeteries - Bluffton Cemetery
  1. Llano News,  26 Sept 2012; "81st Annual Meeting of the Bluffton Cem. Assoc," with info about graves and dedication of the "Monument to the Unknowns."
  2. Llano News, 26 Sept 2012; "Quite the Undertaking!" by Karylon Hallmark Russell about history of the area and Bluffton Cemetery.
  3. The Highlander 28 Sep 2012; "Bluffton Cemetery group meeting set"
  4. Lake Country Life 13 April 2011; "Grave decision" by Dale Fry (about relocation graves from Old Bluffton Cemetery to New Bluffton Cemetery)
  5. Picayune 2 Oct 2013, "Bluffton Cemetery silently tells its history" by Daniel Clifton
  6. Bluffton Cemetery Association Newsletter October, 2015; gives history of cemetery.
  7. The Llano News, 21 Oct 2015; "How to Get Away with Murder" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Names mentioned: Mary Duff, Allen A. Atkison, Caleb A. Davis, Allen Smith, Wade Hampton Blevins, Dan Smith, Hammons Family.
                                                Cemeteries - Llano City
            1. Llano Buzz 8 Nov 2006; "Llano cemetery gets historical marker" by Dale Fry
            2. Llano County Journal; "Cemetery Tour a tale of history, leaders" - Visitors to Historical Llano City Cemetery Tour learn of the beginnings of Llano's Boom Era. Lives featured were Frank Malone, Flavius Josephus and Nora Belle Owen Johnson, Frederick and Ella Douglas Opp, Harry Edward and Adre Hedeman, John Hiram and Minnie Button McLeaning, Clint and Pensylvania Holton Breazeale, and the painted ladies of the evening.
            3. Highland Lakes Weekly 16 Oct 2015; picture of Jerry and Cheryl Crabtree playing Confederate veteran Sohn Simpson and wife Elizabeth at the Llano Library's Cemetery Stroll in 2013.

                                            Cemeteries - Putman

            1. Llano Journal 3 Sep 2014; "Llano County Cemetery receives DRT Medallions" - DRT Citizen Medallion Markers dedicated for Madison DeKalb Putman and Olivia Davidson Putman.                                                                                                            

                                            Cemeteries - Tow

  1. List of Confederate States of America and/or Texas Rangers buried in the Tow Cemeteries. List includes two who fought in Mexican War and/or the Texas Revolution.
  2. List of Confederate Veterans buried in the cemetery, with birth and death dates
Blue Lake Estates - Highland Lakes Weekly, 29 May 2015;"Highland Lakes Hideaway" by John Hallowell. Houston developer William C. Canfield purchased a large ranch on the south side of Lake Granite Shoals owned by Fritz and Annalies (Matern Wenmohs.
  1. The Llano News 31 Aug 2011; "Old Bluffton: Out of the Depths" by Karylon Hallmark Russell
  2. The Llano News 28 Dec 2011; "No Turning Back - Just Visiting" by Karylon Hallmark Russell
  3. 2nd Bluffton Sketch by D Prikryl 5 Jan 2007; site map of Old Bluffton along with photographs
  4. Lake map of Old Bluffton - with locations and photos attached.
  5. Lake Country Life 20-26 Jan 2010; ""Glimpse vanished hamlet on the Colorado"
  6. Lake Country Life magazine section of Burnet Bulletin 7 Mar 2007; "Old Bluffton re-emerges"
  7. Lake Country Life magazine section of Burnet Bulletin 7 Mar 2007; "Lake Buchanan reveals it secrets" 
  8. Newspaper article from unknown newspaper & undated; "A town covered by Waters of Buchanan Lake"
  9. The Highlander 7 Sep 1972; "Bluffton-A City Destroyed by Water and Fire" by Jan Ward
  10. The Highlander 7 Mar 1974; "Early Days in Bluffton and In Llano County" by Oliver Maxwell
  11. The Highlander 5 Aug 1976; "A Corn-y Tale - This Miller grinds Exceeding Fine"- about A. E. Croft and wife Dovie Smith. He was proprietor of store in Bluffton 
  12. The Highlander 28 July 1977; "Bluffton,, Texas native Johanson traces roots of Lakeside town to Arkansas.
  13. The Highlander 22 Oct 1987; "Dam construction scatters families" by Moore Johanson.
  14. Highland Lakes Weekly 29 Aug 2014; picture of old town of Bluffton appearing because of low lake levels.

Carter-Coggin Feud
  1. Llano Buzz 8 Mar 2006; "1882: A wild shootout in downtown Llano" by Dale Fry - about the feud between the Coggins and the Carters
  2. The Llano News 1 Feb 2012; "The Carter-Coggin Feud-Part Three"
  3. The Llano News 8 Feb 2012; "The Carter-Coggin Feud-Part Four"
  4. The Llano News 15 Feb 2012; "The Carter-Coggin Gunfight/Llano, Texas, June, 1882"
  5. The Llano News 22 Feb 2012; "The Carter Coggin Feud/Concluding Thoughts"
  6. The Llano News 29 Feb 2012; "The Carter-coggin Feud/Documented Epilogue"
  1. Llano News March 2, 2005 “Castell Community celebrates historical marker” article names  people who are descendents of the people who settled the Castell community
  2. Llano News, 11/23/2005 Castell dedicates veterans memorial
  3. Llano Buzz, 11/08/2006 Castell General Store is 108 and still going strong
  4. Llano Buzz, 1/10/07 “Methodists have met in Castell since 1852”
  5. Llano Buzz,  27 Dec 2006, “Runaway  Mules Drag Castell Woman”, by Dale Fry.  With photo.
  6. Unknown newspaper, 1969, "Discovery of 1919 Program recalls Early-Day Teaching", with photo of pioneer Llano County teacher, Will P. Miller.  Program for closing exercises, Lehmberg School, Castell, Texas, 1919, Will P. Miller, teacher.
  7. The Llano News, 11 May 2006, "The German Pioneers of Castell" by Patty Schneider Pfister, about history of Castell, established 1847 was the first settlement in Llano County and is the only settlement of the Fisher and Miller Land Grant that survived; also has a list of Texas Historical Markers dedicated in the community of Castell.
  8. "German nobleman made peace by living with Indians" Llano Buzz 7 Jun 2006
  9. "A Castell Church"; Lake Country Life magazine section of The Burnet Bulletin Vol 6 No 32: St. John Lutheran Church
  10. The Picayune 19 June 2013; "Fish fry and auction to benefit old Castell School restoration" by Jared Fields. Includes picture of school.
  11. Hill Country Magazine Summer 2006; "Chow in the Hills"  by Tom Shires. Includes picture of Castell General Store, and historical marker for the Castell School Haus

    Grace Episcopal Church
  1. Newspaper article about the Grace Episcopal Church including pictures (Highlander, August 9, 1973)
  2. Llano Buzz, 12/27/2005 Picture of Grace Episcopal Church building
    First Baptist Church, Llano
  • Llano Buzz May 10, 2005 “First Baptist erects building with help from the community”
    Bethel Primitive (Lone Grove)
  • Brief historical note about Primitive Church

    Tow Baptist  

  1. Llano News, 13 Oct 2004, “Tow Baptist celebrates 1854-2004”
  2. Citizens Gazette 13 oct 2004 "Tow church to celebrate 150 years
  3. Church bulletin for December 2004
  4. Llano News 6 July 2005, "FB Church of Tow welcomes new pastor" - Includes picture of James Wilcox and wife Kathy
  5. The Picayune Oct 5, 1994; "Tow celebrates heritage through church anniversary" by M. E. Wright. First Baptist Church of Tow Celebrates 140 Anniversary. Early Families and Preachers named.


  1. The Llano News May 18, 2005 “First Presbyterian Church of Llano will celebrate 124th anniversary on Sunday” with picture of church building
  2. The Llano News May 25, 2005 “Christ Lutheran Church set to celebrate 100 years” at Cherry Springs including names of past pastors
  3. The Llano News, September 14, 2005 “Walnut United Methodist Church celebrates 150 year anniversary” located at 1153 CR 3347 about 9 miles from Round Mountain
  4. Llano News, 11-16-2005 Valley Springs United Methodist Church
  5. Woman’s Culture Club of Llano brochure pages (Home Tours of 2005) Valley Spring United Methodist Church and Valley Spring Church of Christ
  6. Llano News, 13 May 2009; "First Presbyterian celebrating 128 years of ministry", with picture of church building and short narrative history.
  7. Highland Lakes Weekly 15 Mar 2013; 2 photos of Highland Lakes Church of Christ of Kingsland
  8. Highland Lakes Newspapers - "Landmarks" -Dale Fry - Castell Trinity Methodist Church since 1852
  9. 1850 Frontier Times January 1930; "The Old Macedonia Baptist Church in Llano County" by Miss Clarinda Loveworth Latham. Early names mentioned are: John Gibson, James Gibson, Ambrose Stone, Reuben Stone, John Robertson, James robertson, Mary Gibson, Margaret Gibson, Sidney Stone, Celia Stone, Mary Davidson, Olivia Catherine Robertson, and Abigail Robertson.
  10. Llano County Journal 17 June 2009; "Llano's oldest church has new times" - about United Methodist Church in Castell
  11. Llano News 21 Sep 2005; "Gospel music singing set for Castell's Trinity United Methodist Church"
  12. Llano Country Life 25 May 2011; "Founding a church" by Dale Fry. About Llano Presbyterian Church
  13. Llano News 17 Aug 2011; "Old Time Outdoor Gospel Meetings" by Karylon Hallmark Russell.
  14. Llano News 11 Nov 2009; Getting Ready to Celebrate" by John Hallowell. Llano County celebrated its 100-year anniversary in 1956. Article gives information on what was happening that year. Includes picture of First christian Church and Lone Grove School.
  15. Llano Journal 2 Jan 2008; "Old church had many masters" by Dale Fry. About old Oatman Creek Baptist Church.
  16. Llano News 15 May 2013; "First Presbyterian Church Llano Celebrates 132 Years. Church was established 22 May 1881. Charter members were FF & Lizzie J. Brown and their children, Joseph F. Brown, Joseph T. McInnis, Mrs. Nannie W. Haynes, Mrs. L. M. Duglas, Mrs. S. Keese, Mrs. Ida F. Johnson.
  17. Llano News 20 Nov 2013; "New Stop on Home Tour: First Christian Church in Llano. Includes picture of old and new churches.
  1. "The Laying of the Cornerstone, Llano County Courthouse, October 13, 1892. Picture of the Mason Brass Band + Odd Fellows and Knights of Honor who particiated in ceremony. From unknown and undated newspaper.
  2. "The Llano County Courthouse: Steeped in History" by Dale Fry of Highland Lakes Newspaper. Undated , with picture of courthouse.
  3. The Highlander 7 Mar 1974; Page 2 of "History Feature" which includes picture of barbershop on south side of square.
  4. 1907 photo of east side of courthouse
  5. The Picayune 5 June 2002; "Llano courthouse is a work of art" by Linda Ware.
  6. San Antonio Express 10 Oct 2004; "Llano County festival." Includes picture of courthouse.
  7. Llano Buzz 23 Aug 2005; "Workers with Stoddard Construction began restoration of Llano Courty courthouse cupola"
  8. Llano Buzz 20 Sep 2005; "Llano Square says goodbye to cupola" with pictures.
  9. Llano News 26 July 2006; "Copper clad cupola...Courthouse project remains on schedule" by Glynis Crawford Smith
  10. Lake Country Life 2 Oct 2013; "True grit" by Lance Reaves. About World War I and World War II markers on square.
  11. Llano News 26 Nov 2014; "So The Courthouse Burned!" by Karylon Hallmark Russell.
  12. The Llano County Journal 21 Oct 2015; "Flying high over Llano" - Installation of "Six Flags Over Llano" on Llano County Courthouse Square.
  13. The Llano News 9 Dec 2015; "In Recognition of Our Courthouse Square" by Karylon Hallmark Russell.
  1. Llano Buzz 15 Nov 2006; "1929: Man slain on street in downtown Llano." L. C. Callaway was murdered on sideway in front of the old Granite City Hotel by D. K. Ellison.
  2. Llano News 20 Oct 2010; "Lingering Llano Spirits, Part one" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Names mentioned: Ben F. Beeson, Matthew Roberts, Ben Ligon, James B. O'Bannon.
  3. Llano News 27 Oct 2010; "Llano's Lingering Spirits, Part 2" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes picture of the John r. and Polly Ann Null Coggin family. Names mentioned: Robert H. Moseley, Clyde Yoe, Polk Adams, Jeffries brothers, Jack herridge, Ben and Parish Carter, Wyatt and William Perry. Samuel Hatley.
  4. Llano News 2 Nov 2011; "Mob rule in Llano County in the 1870's" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes picture of Clinton Breazeale.
  1. "Eagles re-visited" by Jess and Peggy Thompson
  2. Lake Country Life 18-24 Feb 2009; "Our Gathering of Eagles" by George Hart. Includes pictures
  3. Highland Lakes Weekly 3 Feb 2012: Pictures of the bald eages as a tourist attraction near Hwy 29.
  4. Highland Lakes Weekly 29 Aug 2014; Photo by Jim Baines of eagles nest on Hwy 29.
  5. Burnet Bulletin 10 Sep 2014; "Llano eagles will be rebuilding fallen nest" by Emily Hilley-Sierzchula.
  6. "The Highlander" 16 Sep 2014; "Eagle Pair will need to rebuild home" 
Early Days in Llano County by Miles Barler - Index to book. Original Book is filed in Library Work Room
Families & Persons
  1. Unknown, undated newspaper picture entitled "Famous Early Texas Pioneers" Includes Grandma Winn, grandmother of John Winn of Llano. Photo from University of Oklahoma Collection.
  2. Unknown, undated newspaper article entitled "Harvey (Turkey) Johnson Outsmarts Old Friend David Crockett Walters." Includes picture of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Wimberley
  3. Burnet Bulletin 10 Mar 1904; under "Naruna Notes" mentins that Mrs. Dr. Mabry of Pontatoc was buried at Naruna. She was the daughter of J. N. James.
  4. Unknown newspaper, unknown 1920 date; "Local Men Killed in Rail Collision"  Man named Bauman from Llano was killed.
  5. Marble Falls Messenger 8 Dec 1932; "W. W. Burton Dies at Llano" - Burton was a civil war vet.
  6. Marble Falls Messenger 15 June 1933; "Another Letter from Miss Rin Latham." Talks about Mrs. Harriet Gibson Duncan who was married to Hiram T. Duncan of Honey Creek,  
  7. Austin Dispatch 9 Feb 1937; obituary for Ben L. Smith. Burial in State Cemetery.
  8. Austin American 23 Apr 1938; "E. H. Alexander, Last Confederate Veteran in Llano County, is Buried."
  9. Frontier Times May 1941;"Heroines of the Hills/Llano County" by T. U. Taylor. Names mentioned: Mrs. Will Moss, Susan Tate Phillips, Matilda Friend
  10. The Picayune 17 Mar 1999; "Picayune Letters/Thanks for the memories." Letter to the Editor from Lillie Faye Hershaw Kelly of Naples, Florida. She is the granddaughter of James Taylor and Minnie (Oden) Maxwell of Old Bluffton.
  11. Kingsland Current 10  Nov 2004. two separate articles; 1) "Ranger memorial crosses didicated to Tow's three Morgan brothers" who were Joseph Morgan, Hiram Morgan, and Evan Morgan who all served in Capt. Frank Breazeal's Company of Texas Frontier Troops; 2) Many descendants of early Llanoites still live around county."
  12. The Llano Buzz 16 Nov 2004; "Theo and Janice Crenwelge to oberve 50th."
  13. The Llano News 18 May 2005; "Moore receives promotion to Abilene Assistant Chief of Police." Includes picture of Moore Family...Jerald, Mark, Monte, Barry, and Sandra.
  14. The Llano Buzz 31 May 2005; "Johnny Ringo: 'Deadly gunfighter, gentleman outlaw' by Dale Fry. Did this outlaw really become a Llano County constable, as some historians claim?
  15. The Llano Buzz 23 Aug 2005; "1933: The Wylie Burton mystery" by  Dale Fry
  16. The Llano News 7 Dec 2005; "Wrap up a little bit of Llano for christmas/Fain's Honey a tasty tradition" by Glynis Crawford Smith. Keith Fain, a 3rd generation Llano County honey producer. Keith's father Dewey Fain was son of company founder, Horace Edgar Fain.
  17. The Llano Buzz 22 Feb 2006; Obituary for Richard Earl Durst plus article entitled  "Durst remembered for airport, charity."
  18. The Llano Buzz 29 Mar 2006; "A British wedding done Texas style" by cindy Richerson. About the wedding of Barry Everett and Bex Marshall held in the backyard of the Dabb's Hotel.
  19. The Picayune 16 Aug 2006; "Sisters share tales of days gone by" by Lyn Odom. About Pat Smith and Imogene Gray who lived in Tow Valley.
  20. The Llano News 15 Nov 2006; "Texas Ranger Roberts honored Oct. 29"  - Texas Ranger Lt. Alexander Buck Roberts honored at the Roberts-Harden Cemetery.
  21. The Llano News 17 June 2009; Article and obit for Lella Lilliam Smith Fowler. Also includes article entitled "Local Leader Found Dead" about Bill Miller.
  22. The Llano News 17 Mar 2010; "Llano's greatest athlete" by John Hallowell. About polo legend Cecil Smith. Includes picture of Smith family.
  23. The Llano News 12 May 2010; "A Century of Ranching" by John Hallowell. The Holloway family's Black Valley Ranch receives Family Land heritage award. Lists Llano County ranches who have been so honored.
  24. Llano C unty Journal 2 June 2010; "Family honors its ancestor's service to Republic of Texas" by Dale Fry. David James Hill, a veteran of the Battle of San Jacinto is honored at ceremony in the Bluffton Cemetery.
  25. The Llano News 16 Jun 2010; "History" by John Hallowell. Article about Darrell Staedtler. Includes Llano happennings in 1983.
  26. The Llano News 9 Feb 2011; "Valentine Tribute to Llano Marriages" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Some names mentioned: William A. Freeman, Minnie L. Tow, Merrill Simpson Garrett, Margaret Helen Cowan, Ruben Miller, Elizabeth Lockhart, Samuel Lockhart, Franklin Holden, Luckey A. Oatman, Martha Holden, Frederick Conway, Thomas Haynnie, Elizabeth Redick, Wilburn Oatman, Sr., Benjamin F. Davis, Catherine Johnston, Ike Maxwell, Margaret Davis, William K. Davis, Mary Lucinda Arnold, George W. Morgan, Wilson Tow, Hiram Douglas, Mary Shuman, Evan Morgan, Nancy F. Tow.
  27. The Llano News 9 Mar 2011; "Leading up the the Republic of Texas" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Llano County families whose heritages can be traced to the earliest days of Texas include Crownover, Rabb, Castleman, and Phillips. Early members of the Austin's Colony include Benjamin Beeson and the Whites. Other names mentioned were Michael Sessom,  Isaac Casner, George Washington Click, the Wills family, the Moss family, and James Johnson.
  28. The Llano News 16 Mar 2011; "The Republic of Texas" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Names of some men in llano county who fought in the Texas Revolution include Dillard Cooper, Matthew Moss, Machael Sessom, Benjamin Phillips, Arter Crownover,George W. Click, David Hill, Charles Haynes, Abraham Andrew Masters, John Calvin Avery, Arnold Atkison, Joseph Henry Walker, James Finley Barnett, Samuel and james Beeman.
  29. The Llano News 7 Sep 2011; "Llano County Connections to Arizona History" by Karylon Hallmark. About Martin Blevins, Arnold Atkison
  30. The Llano News 28 Sep 2011; "Blessed Be The Ties That Bind" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Names mentioned were the families of Cowan, Morgan, Tow, Marr, Watson, Parks, Cornelius, Jackson, Barker, Garrett, Miller, Maxwell.
  31. The Llano News 26 Jun 2013; "Overcoming Adversity" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Names mentioned: J.H.L. Behrns, Samantha Johnson, John S. Friend, Tennessee Jane Dancer, Ike Maxwell, Rozetta Chadwick.
  32. The Llano News 7 Mar 2012; "Barringer Hill" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. John H. Barringer took title to a small chunk of land in payment for a $50 debt. Inside a mound on the land was some valuable deposits of rare minerals.
  33. The Llano News 3 Oct 2012; "Jewish Families in Llano County" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Families named are: Isidore Pessell, J. A. goldstein, Louis Fichtenbaum, Moses Lauterstein
  34. The Llano News 10 Oct 2012; "In Search of Greener Pastures" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Names mentioned include: Lemons, Hammons, Parks, Conaway, Holden, Cowan, Williams, Hunter, Arnold, Carter, Mawell, Coffee.
  35. The Llano News 22 Aug 2012; "The Best New Neighbors are Old Neighbors" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes picture of David and Elizabeth Thorp Cowan, the Arnold family, William Hudspeth, Charles Garrett, Joseph Shults, John Behrns, Billy Davis family.
  36. The Llano News 19 Sep 2012; "The Village Blacksmith...In Llano County" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Names of blacksmith's were Thomas Gooch, William Sterling Cox, Peter Lorenz, Peter Bader, Gustave Bogusch, Carl Lehmberg, Card Tompkins, James Lawrence, Andrew McNutt, W. K. Arnold, William H. New, William Crisp, John Martin, Joseph Alsup, Isaac Chapman, Alonzo Cone, John Paschal, Allen Kuykendall, Emil Pehl.
  37. Highland Lakes Weekly 8 Feb 2013; "From the North Pole to Llano" by John Hallowell. About Retired Rear Admiral Albert Kelin.
  38. The Llano News 20 Feb 2013; "Marriage and Remarriage" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes picture of Carrie Beveridge and Ben Behrns. Other names mentioned are Melcenia Viola Davis, William W. Saxon, Emma Letha Ake Wills, John Henry Leonard Behrns, Nancy Shumen, Margaret Arnold, Arthur atkison, Thomas Denton, John Ferguson Morgan, Martha Kelsay Shuman, George and William Wolfe, Tow family.
  39. The Llano News 8 May 2013; "Mother of Thirteen Children" by Karylon Hallmark Russell.  Includes picture of William and Mary Jane Kelsay Town who raised 13 children.
  40. The Llano News 19 June 2013; "Am I My Brother's Keeper?" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes picture of cemetery marker for Colonel Sam Stoudenmier and wife Anna Brown, and a picture of Dallas Stoudenmire, famous gunfighter.
  41. The Llano News 7 Aug 2013; "Let Me Know When Older is Better" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Article is about life expectancy and diseases. Includes picture of Clara Holland Maxwell.
  42. The Llano News 28 Aug 2013; "More Than A Name" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes picture of James Lafayette Maxwell and his brother William Isaac Maxwell.  Article is about naming patterns of Llano residents, and nicknames.
  43. The Llano News 26 Mar 2014; "Last Days of the Republic of Texas" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Names mentioned: Jack Hallmark, W. K. Arnold, James Knox Polk Box, Richard Hallmark, John Ferguson, Minerva Clymen Morgan, Martha Kelsay Shuman, David Franklin Owen, William Rainbolt.
  44. The Llano News 30 Apr 2014; "Remembering County Officials" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes picture of Thomas Henry Davis, who was the son of Billy Davis and brother of Caleb and Ned.
  45. The Llano News 25 June 2014; "Remembering Men Around Town" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes picture of Clinton Breazeale, along with information on the Breazeale's family.
  46. The Llano News 6 Aug 2014; "Whatever Happened to Old Time Reunions?" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Names mentioned: Hallmark and Davis families, Clendennen family, Templeton family, Allan R. Townsend.
  47. Llano County Journal 17 Sep 2014; "2014--Llano high School Hall of Fame inductees." John D Moran, Linda Oestreich Black, Michael Orien Rogers, Judy Winkel Brooks. Article is incomplete.
  48. The Llano News 2 Oct 2014; "Two More Roberts Rangers" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Rangers were Charles C. Roberts and Alexander Roberts.
  49. Highland Lakes Weekly 3 Oct 2014; "Making History in Llano" by John Hallowell. About Zonia Key (Mrs. Charles Bauman). Includes a picture of Mrs. Bauman and her children.
  50. The Llano News 31 Dec 2014; obituary and other information on the passing of Llano Barber Lee Duncan.
  51. The Llano News 25 Feb 2015; "Brothers-in-Law That Impacted Llano Town" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes a picture of Miles Barler who marrrrried Jane Buttery. Other families mentioned: Holden, Conaway, Cowan, Billingsley, Wright, Oatman, Wright.
  52. The Llano News 4 Mar 2015; "More Llano County Brothers-in-Law" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Names mentioned: Garrett, Morgan, Bennet, Tow Davis, Cowan, Riley, Dancer, R=Bedford, Jones, Friend, Slator, Riley, Ricketson, Moss, Ragsdale, Click, Walker.
  53. The Llano News 11 Mar 2015; "Brothers-in-Law From Northwestern Llano County" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes a picture of Milton B. Dabbs the original owner of the Dabbs Hotel. Names of other families include: Bourland, Overstreet, Templeton, Wright, Morgan, Davis, Cowan, Seth Mabry, Osbourn, Rainbolt, Choat.
  54. The Llano News 17 June 2015; "A Proper Tribute For the Month of June" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes a picture of John S. Friend. Other names mentioned include: Rev. Jonas Dancer, Jones.
  55. The Llano News 1 July 2015; "Now is the Time to Show Honor" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes wedding photo of Bettye Louise Burnett and Eugene Russell.
  56. The Llano News 2 Sep 2015; "More Questionable Assumptions" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes picture of Isaac Byler Maxwell and Edward Davis, Other names mentioned include: David Cowan, Edwin T. Edwards, Maggie Davis, Benjamin Davis, Missouri Catherine Johnston, Billy Davis, Davis family, Nelson Family.
  57. Newspaper article from unknown newspaper, unknown date entitled "Reminiscence." In August, 1878, the young men from Sandy Mountain, Walnut and Pecan met for a horse race. Men entering contest were G. W. Gibson, Lewis Gibson, Thomps Gibson, Ralph Haynes, Geo. Haynes, John W. Johnson, J. V. Latham, Mart Phillips and Harry Walker, Pierce Smith, Wm. Dunman, . L. Tate, R. L. Tate, J. W. Tate. After the race there was lunch and dancing.
  58. One page of Llano County ranchers from unknown book. Includes: William Young Fowler, Jr; Raymond Roberts, and Clif Hewgley.
  59. Hill County Magazine Winter 2009; (1)"The man who started the Play." About Llano native Leroy Fenstemaker. (2) "Living the good life in Llano" by John Hallowell. About Kenneth D. Cline.
  60. Article from unknown newspaper/unknown date; "Austin Girl's Husband is Moved to Florida." John Rabb of Llano transferred to Boca Ratan, Florida.
  61. Obituary for Reeves Jungkind who died 8 Oct 1913
  62. Obituary for Donald Murchison who died 26 Nov 2015
  63. Lake Country Life 3-9 June 2015; "Former court bailiff led interesting life" by Frank L. Graham. About Luther Rogers.
  64. The Llano County Journal 14 Oct 2015; "Marker honors immigrant's impact on granite industry in Llano County" by Erin Green. About Vicenzo Fantozzi Patrick.
  1. Unknown, undated newspaper; "Rolling the Granite Block from the Six Mile Quarry to the railroad at Llano in 1906 to be shipped on to Austin to become the base of the Terry Ranger monument..." People in picture in article include Fay Seiter, Earl McRay, George Grantham, Lee Free, Sid Daniels.
  2. Austin American 9 May 1952; "Llano Shoe Repair Shop Owner Discovers Real Hobby in Study of Central Texas Mineral Rocks" by Kathleen Maxwell. About A. C. Brantley.
  3. The Highlander 6 Apr 1967; "Modern Equipment Used by Raesener Granite Works" - Includes picture of Monroe Raesener and Harry Marshall.
  4. The Highlander 13 May 1976; "Llano County  Granite: Winning Studen Essay." Includes a picture of Llano's largest block of granite ever quarried.
  5. Llano Buzz 16 Aug 2006; "Rare stone found only in Llano County" by Dale Fry. About Llanite.
  6. Lake Country Life 14 May 2008; "Mountain Puzzle: Dog or lookout" by Dale Fry. About hill located on the Ranch in southwest Llano County called Watch Mountain.
  7. Lake Country Life 24 Sep 2008; "Lost mines, buried treasures in the Hill Country" by W. C. Jameson.
  8. Texas Co-op Power Nov 2010; "All that Glitters is Sometimes Yttrium" by Clay Coppedge.
  9. The Llano News 6 Apr 2011; "Up a Creek" by Karylon Hallmark Russell.
  10. Highland Lakes Weekly 6 Apr 2012; "Minerals helped shape Highland Lakes history" by John Hallowell. Includes picture of prospectors Kevin Green, Ron Carroll and Earl Theiss while searching the area around a mine in the Riley Mounty area.
  11. The Llano News 20 Jun 2012; "The Hills are Alive....With Granite" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Names mentioned include:  David Stewart, Z. A. Blodgett, T. W. Norton, F. M. Cassaday, J. K. Finley, Frank Teich.
  12. Lake Country Life 4 July 2012; "Llano Uplift is backbone of Highland Lakes" by Dale Fry.
  13. The Llano News 28 Nov 2012; "Landmarks in Southern Llano County" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Sites mentioned: Packsaddle Mountain, Riley Mountain, Dancer Peak, Enchanted Rock, House Peak, Putman Mountain.
  14. The Llano News 5 Dec 2012; "Landmarks North of the Llano River" by Karylon Hallmark Russell.
  15. Highland Lakes Weekly 4 Oct 2013; "Who ya gonna call?" Picture of Kenny Hare posing in front of Joe's Bar.
  16. Texas Co-op Power Sep 2014; "Mining Los Almagres" by Clay Coppedge.
  17. The Picayune 7 Oct 2015; "Marker honors immigrant who broke ground on granite industry" by Daniel Clifton About Texas historical merker at the roadside park at Texas 261 and Texas 29.
  18. The Picayune 14 Jan 2015; "Highland Lakes is a hot bed for gem, mineral enthusiasts" by Daniel Clifton.
  1. Kingsland Current 22 Dec 2004; "Rare 1855 map of Central Texas donated to GLO." The map, printed in Germany, shows all the surveyed land in Fisher and Miller's Colony as of July 1855.
  2. The Llano News 14 Nov 2012; "Early German Notables at Bettina" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes picture of Gustav Schleicher.
  3. Llano County Journal 15 July 2015; "Utopia failed to take root on frontier" by Bartee Haile.
Heritage Day (now Wild West Weekend)
  1. The Llano News 10 Oct 1991; "Heritage Day action-packed"
  2. The Llano News  17 Oct 1991; Editorial/Opinion column entitled "Special Saturday"
  3. Llano Heritage Day - Oct 19 Schedule of Events
  4. The Llano News 24 Oct 1991; "Heritage Day: 'A Country Fair'" - includes many pictures
  5. Llano County Journal 14 Oct 2015; "Wild in Llano" by Erin Green. Llano's Wild West Weekend (formerly known as Heritage Days" to be held Oct 16-18.
  6. Llano County Journal 21 Oct 2015; "Llano gets Wild Over the weekend" by Erin Green. Includes pictures of the event.

Historic Buildings, Homes, and Businesses
  1. Lake Country Life (Vol 4 #17, pg 10) "Dry goods store back to roots" by Dale Fry. About the building housing the Ruby Cowgirl business.
  2. "Llano building well-preserved" by Dale Fry. About the Acme Building.
  3. Picture from Hill Country magazine" Fall 2004, of the Old Southern Hotel, now Buttery's.
  4. "Second Home on Holiday Home Tour" from unknown, undated newspaper. About home owned by Ashley and Peggy Cunningham, originally owned by Mrs. S. V. Oatman.
  5. "Woman's Culture Club Announces Annual Home Tour" from unknown, undated newspaper. Includes picture of home located at 908 Elm Street. Home was built in 1908 by The Tribble Family.
  6. Lake Country Life (Vol 3 No. 29, pg 14); "103-year-old Victorian house once held concerts" by Dale Fry. Home located at 504 W. Ellis in North Llano. It is also known as the Kothmann House.
  7. Brochure for The Badu House
  8. Lake Country Life (Vol 3 No. 33, pg 6); "A library, first" by Dale Fry. picture of rock building on southwest corner of the courthouse square, now housing the offices of the Llalno Country Clerk".
  9. Lake Country Life (Vol 4 No. 42, pg 10); "Local lore claims home was 'kit' house" by Dale Fry. About historical home located at 807 Wright Street.
  10. The Highlander Magazine 23 Sep 1982; "Llano 'college' given new look" by Chris Kosewick. Also includes article named "Similarities noted in two old schools". Includes pictures.; "Hotel at Llano
  11. Unnamed newspaper dated Llano, Texas, February 13, 1969; "Hotel at Llano" picture taken about 1916, of hotel varioously known as the Algona, Franklin, and Don Carlos Hotel.
  12. The Highlander 28 Sep 1972; "A House with A Past - Llano's Norton Mansion" by Jan Ward. Includes two pictures of the house.
  13. The Llano News 24 Nov 2004; "Tour to include Robinson House" - built by israel and Nannie Ratliff Robinson in 1913.
  14. The Llano Buzz 26 Jan 2005; "Dabbs Hotel"
  15. The Llano Buzz 1 Mar 2005; "The Little Guest House" located on 604 E. Sandstone
  16. The Llano Buzz 26 Apr 2005; "Breathing New Life into 100-Year-Old Relic" by Dale Fry. Tere Huton and daughter Heather Lehmberg restoring building known as the Watkins Building.
  17. The Llano Buzz 11 Jan 2005; "Llaneaux Seafood House" by Mark Atwood.
  18. The Llano Buzz  24 May 2005; "Lantex Theater opens to overflow crowd in 1927" by Dale Fry. Includes photo of building.
  19. The Llano Buzz 2 Aug 2005; "Restoring a celebrated historic Llano landmark" by Dale Fry. About the Badu House.
  20. The Llano Buzz 13 Sep 2005; "This old house on Cedar Mountain: A sturdy bit of history" - stone building built by John Martin.
  21. The Llano News 16 Nov 2005; picture of article on the home of Tim and Teresa Bauman.
  22. The Llano Buzz 25 Jan 2006; "Lantex Theater is personal project for the Griffiths in Llano.
  23. The Llano News 14 Jun 14 2006; "Badu House: Lone Star Elegance" by Glynis Crawford Smith
  24. The Llano Buzz 5 July 2006; "The Badu: Down-home elegance in the Hill Country" by Cindy Richerson
  25. Burnet Bulletin 4-11 Apr 2007; "Llano's first historic structure" by Dale Fry. The building is known today as Grace episcopal Church. The building was originally constructed as an academy of learning.
  26. Llano Journal 9 Jan 2008; "Old theater hosts Country Oprys" by Dale Fry.
  27. Lake Country Life 13-19 Aug 2008; "Unused stack looms over Llano" - Smokestack built in 1918 in connection with the city's waterworks system.
  28. Llano Country Life 15 Oct 2008; "Spanish-style architecture in Llano" by Dale Fry. Building located at 501 Bessemer, was built by T. Y. Hill to house the office of his wholesale granite company.
  29. Lake Country Life 3 Dec 2008; "122-year-old bildng has housed many drug stores" by Dale Fry. About Llano's Corner Drug Store
  30. Lake Country Life 4 Mar 2009; "A wildcat fracas" by Dale Fry. Building at 608 Public Square in North Llano was the site of an event involving a young man under the influence of alcohol and a caged wildcat.
  31. Lake Country Life 27 May 2009; "The unusual case of rattling windows" by Dale Fry. Home located at 401 E. Main. Its windows rattled only when the nearby river reached a certain height when it was flooding.
  32. Lake Country Life 16 Feb 2011; "Early-day mall" by Dale Fry. About Haynie Building.
  33. The Llano News 30 Nov 2011; "Women's Culture Club 2011 Holiday Home Tour This Weekend" by Patty Schneider Pfister. Includes photo of Castell School, St. John Lutheran Church, Vasterling, Trinity United Methodist Church.
  34. Lake Country Life 28 Dec 2011; "If these walls could talk" by Dale Fry. Home located at the corner of Ford and Green Streets, built by August Zincke.
  35. Lake Country Life 22 Feb 2012; "Built with red Llano County granite" by Dale Fry. Business building built by E. D. Hasse.
  36. The Llano News 11 Apr 2012; "Remembering The Algona Hotel" by Karylon Hallmark Russell.
  37. Lake Country Life 20-26 June 2012; "Historical Llano jewel turns 130" by Dale Fry. Home built by R. A. McInnis
  38. Lake Country Life 26 J"Whune 2012; "Still smoking at Inman's" Includes picture of Myrtle and Horace Oestreich.
  39. The Llano News 29 Aug 2012; "Upstairs Around Town" by Karylon Hallmark Russell.
  40. Highland Lakes Weekly 2 Nov 2012; "Sandstone Street B&B" by  John Hallowell. About home at 508 East Sandstone.
  41. The Llano News 12 Dec 2012; "Historic Homes: Here today, But How Long?" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes picture of The Granite cliff ranch house, and the home of Robert F. Rowntree near Prairie Mountain. Other names mentioned include: Robert Mosley, P.F.P. Franklin, John Henry Leonard Behrns, Lehmbert/Hasse, Dancer, O.C.J. Phillips, John B. Duncan, William B. Moss, E.D. Harrington, C.S. Smith.
  42. Lake Country Life 18-24 Dec 2013; "rock on" by Lance Reaves. About the old Southern hotel.
  43. Highland lakes Weekly 8 Nov 2013; picture of drum-and-bagpipe band honoring the Presbyterian church's Celtic traditions.
  44. Lake Country Life 31 Jul 2013; "Old building reveals hidden treasure" by Lance Reaves. Lot cabin located behind the Llano Museum
  45. Highland Lakes Weekly 24 Jan 2014; "The Juan Burrito" by John Hallowell. Patrick and Becky Clark own business.
  46. The Llano News 18 June 2014;  "Only a Few Remnants of the Past" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Names mentioned: Byfield, John Henry Leonard Behrns, Dr. C. C. Smith, F. J. Smith, J. K. Findlay, Bogusch family.
  47. Highland Lakes Weekly 12 Dec 2014; picture of the Farris home.
  48. Llano County Journal 31 Dec 2014; Lantex Renovations
  49. The Llano News 18 Nov 2015; "Restoration of the Rowntree Home" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes before and after picture of home built by Robert F. Rowntree.
  50. Highland Lakes Weekly 11 Dec 2015; Holiday Home Tour pictures 1) Etheridge's College Street home; 2) Todd and Dana Wright's storefront on For Street, originally Watkins Hardware.
    History - The Highlander Newspaper Articles
  1. "White Civilization Takes Root in Llano As Indians Driven Out" by Mrs. Tillie Badu Moss Fry dated 3 May 1973
  2. "Development of Llano Gets Into High Gear" by Mrs. Tillie Badu Moss Fry dated 10 May 1973
  3. "Germans Led Immigration Movement in Llano County" by Mrs. Tillie Badu Moss Fry dated 26 April 1973
  4. "More on Llano County's Heritage of Ranching" by Mrs. Tilllie Badu Moss Fry dated 31 May 1973. Includes picture" of Jim Moss Home and Matthew Moss
  5. "Early Days In Bluffton and In Llano County" by Oliver Maxwell dated 7 Mar 1974.
  6. "General Johnson In Llano County" by Mrs. Ella Woodward dated 30 Mar 1972. General Johnson lived on Honey Creek. Includes pictures of homes.
  7. "Old Timer Recalls Life on Colorado Before Buchanan Dam Was Built" by Moore Johanson, dated 12 April 1973. Includes picture of Mr. and mrs. John Johanson, and Moore Johnson with his grandchildren, Lyndon Boyd Johanson and Lesle Johanson.
  8. "A House with a Past - Llano's Norton Mansion" by Jan Ward dated 28 Sep 1972. Includes pictures of the house.
  9. "Gold or Silver at Baby Head?" by Jan Ward dated 6 July 1972
  10. "81-Year-Old Llano County Courthouse Outlasts Fires" by Mrs. Orville Buttery dated 21 Mar 1974.
  11. "Llano's Badu House" by Nanette Eventide unknown date.
  12. "Ranching Long has Been The Top Llano County Industry" by Mrs. Tillie Badu Moss Fry dated 24 May 1973
  13. "Mining Industry of Llano County" by Mrs. Tillie Badu Moss Fry dated 7 June 1973
  14. "Diamonds, Iron and Stone Dug From Llano Mines" by Mrs. Tillie Badu Moss Fry dated 14 June 1973
  15. "Social Development in Llano County" by Mrs. Tillie Badu Moss Fry dated 28 Jun3 1973, article #?. Includes picture of the Gainesville School, and the Confederate Monument.
  16. "Social Development in Llano County" by mrs. Tillie Badu Moss Fry dated 21 June 21 1973, article #8.
  17. "Packsaddle Mountain Indian Fight Happened 100 Years Ago" by Mrs. Orville Buttery dated 2 Aug 1973. Includes picture of Will Moss, dedication of memorial, and Dun Ranch house.
  18. "Grace Episcopal Church Longtime Llano Landmark by Greg Olds dated 9 Aug 1973
  19. "Llano May Lose A Historical Treasure" by Greg Olds dated 16 Aug 1973. About the old Southern Hotel. (2 pgs)
  20. Pictures of Grace Episcopal Church dated 9 Aug 1973
  21. "Geo. W. Click and the Indians" by Frank C. Rigler dated 30 Aug 1973. Includes picture of Malachi Click and Mrs. and Mrs. George W. Click.
  22. "Malachi and Martha Click Raided - Honey Creek Indian Fight of 1868 Also Reported" by Frank C.  Rigler dated 6 Sep 1973
  23. "Joe Walker Killed Near Enchanted Rock in 1860" "Bride, Sarah Annie, Was With Him and Tells the Tragic Story" by Frank C. Rigler dated 13 Sep 1973.
  24. "Henry Morgan Smith and Family" by Frank C. Rigler dated 20 Sep 1973.
  25. "Llano's Southern hotel Facing A Bleak Future" by Greg Olds dated 14 Mar 1974
  26. "A cedarchopper remembers Lone Grove" by C. W. Wimberley dated 25 Jan 1979
  27. "Frank Teich, Sculptor of the Hill Country" by Joyce Taylor dated 11 Oct 1973. Includes picture of Frank Teich, Mrs. Linden Foster, the Lasalle Monument
  1. Brochure on Llano County Historical Markers
  2. Llano County Map from "Llano Area Real Estate Digest"
  3. Reconstruction Appointed Officials in Llano County
  4. Llano News 28 Mar 1996; "History Lives in Small Towns"
  5. "Llano Remains Land of Legend and Lure" by Mrs. Fred Foster from unknown, undated newspaper.
  6. Picture of Dr. and Mrs. D. Livingston riding in Llano's first car titled "Heading for the Llano Homecoming." From unknown, undated newspaper.
  7. The Austin 22May 1952; "Frontier Trappings Plentiful as Llano Prepares for Its Annual Homecoming Event Next Week" by Kathleen Maxwell.
  8. Letter from Joe B. Frantz, Director, The Texas State Historical Association dated 12 Oct 1966. Enclosures include 1) Guide for Writers, 2) Pg 69 & 70 from Volume II of the Handbook as examples of topics Llano, Texas, Llano County, Llano River
  9. The Highlander 7 Mar 1974; "Early Days in Bluffton and In Llano county" by Oliver Maxwell.
  10. The Highlander 19 April 1979; "Hill Country history remembered" by C. W. Wimberly. Includes picture of Dollie Scott and Clara Scott, the Scott tribe, Llano Public School class of 1900.
  11. Special edition to The Llano News; "Llano County Heritage Day, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2006; "Llano County Heritage Day"
  12. The Llano Buzz 21 June 2006; "Llano county celebrates its 150th birthday. Photos of the event.
  13. Hill Country Magazine Fall 2006; "Hill Countr Traditions" by John Hallowell. About Cooper's Barbeque.
  14. Hill Country Magazine Fall 2008; "Adventures in Llano" from "Pittsburgh of the West to Deer Capital of Texas" by John Hallowell
  15. Lake Country Life 15 Aug 2008: "Unused Stack looms over Llano" by Dale Fry
  16. The Llano News 18 Nov 2009; "Celebrating Llano's Centennial" by John Hallowell.
  17. Unknown newspaper dated 3 Nov 2010; "Hunting in Early Llano County". Names mentioned include: Jim Meador, Will Maxwell, Ross Holland, Clyde Maxwell, Ern Maxwell, Mary Elzira Davis Maxwell.
  18. The Llano News 17 Nov 2010; "Census Taking time for Llano County" by Karylon Hallmark Russell.
  19. The Llano News 16 Feb 2011; "Hail to the Chiefs" by Karylon Hallmark Russell
  20. The Llano News 23 Mar 2011; "Last Days of the Republic of Texas" by Karylon Hallmark Russell.  Families mentioned include: Hallmark, Box , Riley, Putman, Morgan, Rainbolt, Chew, Schneider, Cowan, Tow, Dalrymple
  21. Texas Hill Country Magazine Spring 2011; "A Look at Llano History" by Sheryl Smith-Rogers
  22. The Llano News 13 April 2011; "Early Vocations in Llano County" by Karylon Hallmark Russell
  23. The Llano News 27 April 2011; "In the Shadow of the Civil Ark" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Names mentioned include: James Henry Miller, William Hudspeth, Matilda Morgan Miller, Jesse Austin Moore, Agrippa Atkison, T. M. Ward, J. M. Smith, Samuel Richards, J. H. Brantly, W. A. Hadly, S. Backus, T. J. Bedford, Sam Cox, James Tate, L. A. Moore, Frank Breazeale, James S. Bourland, John M. Smith, C. Haynes, W. W. Dorsey, J. W. Johnson, R. S. Coon, Dr. Hardin Oatman.
  24. The Llano News 18 May 2011; "Llano County Rise of Communities" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Communities mentioned include: Bluffton, Tow Valley, Castell, The Cove, Sandy Mountain, San Fernando, House Mountain  and the Town of Llano.
  25. The Llano News 10 July 2011; "One Dip or Two?" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes picture of Llano's first ice factory
  26. The Llano News 31 Oct 2012; "Time for Decisions" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes picture  of Clement Oaatman. Other names mentioned include: John Oatman, Cowan, Edwards, Tate, Lockhart, Murchison, Morgan, Hail, Riley, Holden
  27. The Llano News 1 Aug 2012; "Earliest Llano County Commissioners  Continued" by Karylon Hallmark Russell, Names mentioned include: Isaac Sampson Haile, Richard Franklin Holden, John F. Morgan, James C. Riley, Sarah Garner, Francis Marion Whitlock, Calvin & Sarah Cooper, Jacob Long, L. S. Hageler.
  28. The Llano News 8 Aug 2012; "Place your Bets!" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. About horse racing in Llano County.
  29. The Llano News 9 Jan 2013; "Beginning of a New Era" by Karylon Hallmark Russell.
  30. The Llano News 30 Jan 2013; "Rounding Out the Tumultuous Years" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes picture of Texas Ranger Major John B. Jones. About the Civil War era and the Outlaw Era.
  31. The Llano News 20 Mar 2013; "Packsaddle Mountain: The Proud Sentinel. Includes picture of Joseph Porter Turner and wife Jemima Williams Turner.
  32. The Llano News 4 Sep 2013; "Bon Appetite in Old Llano" by Karylon Hallmark Russell.
  33. Highland Lakes Weekly 6 Sep 2013; "Old news from Llano" by John Hallowell. Names mentioned: M.M. Hargis, W. S. Maxwell, J. R. Decker, W. T. Moore, W. S. Chesser
  34. 2015 Lake Country Newcomers' Guide; "Llano County" Quick Facts
  35. The Llano News 11 Sep 2013; "Dining Out in Early Twentieth Century" by Karylon Hallmark Russell 
  36. The Llano News 13 Aug 2014; "Top Ranked and World Class" by Karylon Hallmark Russell.
  37. The Llano News 17 Sep 2014; "Things I Miss In Llano.......County" by Karylon Hallmark Russell.
  38. The Llano News 8 Oct 2014; "Impact of Christopher Columbus" by Karylon Hallmark Russell.
  39. The Llano News 29 Oct 2014; "Forgotten Spirits Refound"  by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Names mentioned: Delila Shults Blevins, Samuel Blevins, Commodore Pery Owens, Armstead Blevins, Arnold Atkison.
  40. The Llano News 5 Nov 2014; "Let's Go Hunting" by Karylon Hall Mark Russell
  41. The Llano News3 Dec 2014; "Researching Your Llano County Ancestors" by Karylon Hallmark Russell
  42. "Welcome to Llano from The Llano News April 2015
  43. Highland Lakes Weekly 19 June 2015; "Mpact 2015" by John Hallowell. About MPACT Missions
  44. The Llano News 26 Aug 2015; "Questionable Assumptions" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Names mentioned; Alex E. Croft, William Earl Holland, David Cowan, Margaret Thorp, Alvis D. Hamlin, Rev. Jonas Dancer.
  45. The Llano News 13 Jan 2016; "2016: 18 Decades of Llano County History (Part 1)" by Karylon Hallmark Russell
  46. The Llano News 20 Jan 2016; "2016: 18 Decades of Llano County History (Part 2)" by Karylon Hallmark Russell
  47. Unknown, undated newspaper; "Old building reveals hidden treasure " by Lance Reaves of Highland Lakes Newspaper. About log cabine located behind the Llano Museum.
  48. Highland Lakes Weekly 10 Mar 2016; "Llano county in 1985" by John Hallowell.
  49. Map showing location of old Tow bridge, Bluffton bridge and Council Creek Cemetery.
  50. The Llano News 4 Nov 2015; "Hogging The Pasture" by Karylon Hallmark Russell.
  51. The Llano News 2 Dec 2015; "Living High on the Hog" by Karylon Hallmark Russell.
  52. The Llano News 27 Jan 2016; "2016: 18 Decades of Llano County History Part 3" by Karylon Hallmark Russell
  53. The Llano News 10 Feb 2016; "2016; 18 Decades of Llano County History: Part 4" by Karylon Hallmark Russell.
  1. List of men killed at the last indian fight at Packsaddle Mountain
  2. San Angelo Standard-Times 24 May 1970; "Story of Last Llano County Indian Fight" by Janice Clayton. Includes picture of William B. Moss and wife Charlotte.
  3. Frontier Times July 1926; "Days of Peril on the Frontier" p. 396
  4. Frontier Times Boys Fight Indians in Llano County" by Mary Malisa Haynes, San Antonio. Includes picture of "Gum" Phillips
  5. Front page of Indian Depredation No. 6608, Miles Barler and Comanche Indians.
  6. Unknown, undated newspaper; "Indian Fighters' Likenesses Preserved" - Includes picture of reunion of indian fighters: J. E. Masters, Riley Gregg, J. C. Leverett, Gabe Choat, Shults, Lewis Sullivan, Carter Miller, Wiley Longbottom, John Walker, J. T. Simpson, J. M. Moss, J. C. Coggins, William Clendennen.
  7. True West magazine dated February 1962. on Page 38 article entitled "Death Wore Buckskin and Braids" by Dick Balmos and David Nevin. Names mentioned: John Friend, Matilda Dancer, Jonas Dancer, Lee Temple Friend, Mrs. Samantha Johnson, Mrs. Rebecca Johnson.
  8. Llano Buzz 15 Feb 2005; "The worst Indian atrocity in Llano County's history" - includes a picture of Malinda Caudel.. Names mentioned include: John Friend, Frank & Boyd Johnson, Matilda Jane Friend, Lee Temple Friend, Rebecca Johnson, Amanda Townsend
  9. The Llano News 13 Oct 2010; "Serving the Comanche Moon: Settlers Prepare for Indian Raids. Includes picture of Ike Maxwell family in front of their Bluffton home.
  10. The Llano News 24 Nov 2010; "The Spirit of Thankgiving in Early Central Texas" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes picture of David Cowan and John F. Morgan.
  11. The Llano News 26 Oct 2011; "Spirits Crying Out in the Wilderness" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes picture of marked grave of Lee Temple Friend, and another of John S. Friend.
  12. The Llano News 23 Nov 2011; "The Kindness of Strangers" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. About the Indians in Llano County. Includes picture of Herman Lehmann of Loyal Valley, and picture of the front of the book by Scott Zesch titled "The Captured". Other names mentioned include Malinda Caudel, Amanda Townsend, Washington Wolfe, L.V. Arnold, Annie Victoria McDonald.
  13. The Llano News 10 Oct 2012; "In Search of Greener Pastures" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes picture of Hiram Casner and another of Jesse and Kellus Carter, Lone Grove-Baby Head ranchers. Names mentioned: Henry Parks and wife Nancy Ann, John H. Parks, John Williams, Wiley Conaway, Adolph Reichenau, George Washington & Melissa Holden, Gideon P. Cowan, Richard Coffey, Solomon G. Maxwell,Daniel Arnold, Napoleon hammons, Rich Coffey, W. A. Beddoe, Buck Johnson, Levi Arnols Scott Johes, Charlie Cox. Tom Gamel.
  14. The Llano News 23 Jan 2013; "A Closer Look at the Indian Era" by Karylon Hallmark Russell.
  15. The Llano News 6 Feb 2013; "Getting Acquainted With the Comanche Indians" by Karylon Hallmark.
  16. The Llano News 28 Oct 2015; Chronology of Violence" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes picture of State Historical Marker acknowledging the last major Indian encounter in Llano County.
  17. The Picayune 6 Jan 2016; "Battle of Packsaddle Mountain" by Daniel Clifton. Names mentioned include: Bill Moss, Steve Moss, Jim Moss, E.D. Harrington, Arch Martin, Eli Loyd, Robert Brown, Pink Aires.
    Iron Boom
  1. Austin American-Statesman 18 Sep 1976; "Llano iron brought boom, then fizzle" . Names mentioned: F. P. Malone, T. W. Norton, Frank Teich.
  2. Lake Country Life Vol 3 No. 32, pg 13; "Close your eyes, picture 1894 Llano" by Dale Fry.
  3. The Llano News 3 Feb 2010; "The Algona: Llano's magnificent hotel" by John Hallowell. Names mentioned: w. C. Wallace, C.E. Schultz, Charles and Sandra Slocum, Earnest Marshall, T. J. Moore.
  1. The Highlander 10 Aug 1972; "Llano Jail-Rich in History, Poor in Practicality" by Jan Ward
  2. The Highlander 20 May 1976; "Jumpin' at the Llano Jail" by John Moore.
  3. Unknown, undated newspaper; "Red Top Jail has lots of stories" by Dale Fry of Highland Lakes Newspapers
  4. The Llano News 24 Jun 2009; "Red Top shines again" b y John Hallowell
  5. The Picayune 10 Feb 2010; "Residents working to save the 'Red Top'" by Daniel Clifton
  6. The Llano News 10 Feb 2010; 'History" by Wanda Blackburn. About Red Top Jail.
  7. Hill Country Magazine Winter 2006; "Oldest Bed & Breakfast in Llano" by Wanda Blackburn
  8. The Llano News 5 May 2010; "Growing up in the Llano Jail" by Charles Baldwin. Includes picture of Charles Baldwin, his mother Lois Baldwin, and his grandfather, Sid Smith.
  9. Llano County Journal 9 Apr 2014; "Read oral history about historic jail"
  10. The Picayune 1 May 2013; "capturing the Past" by Connie Swinney. About the Red Top Jail. Includes picture of Janie Prew.
  11. Llano County Journal 16 Apr 2014; "Show nets $1,500 for Red Top Jail" by Lance Reaves. Includes picture of Cheryl Crabtree
  12. Highland Lakes Weekly 20 Jun 2014; "Things are loking up for Llano's historic Red top Jail"
  13. Llano Journal 25 June 2014; "New life for old Llano County building" by Erin Green
  14. Llano County Journal 23 July 2014; "Friends of the Red Top Jail annual meeting set" by Erin Green
  15. Llano County Journal 8 Oct 2014; "Townsfolk invited to join in during Red Top Jail benefit" by Erin Green
  16. Llano County Journal 31 Dec 2014; "Pier'ing at the Red Top Jail's future" by Erin Green
  17. Highland Lakes Weekly 2 Jan 2015; Picture of Llano's old Red Top Jail.
  18. The Picayune 22 July 2015; "Red Top Jail Stabilized but more work needed" by Jennifer Fierro
  19. The Highlander 24 Nov 2015; "Visitation resumes at Red Top Jail" by Jennifer Fierro
  20. The Llano News 25 Nov 2015; "Red Top Jail Open Doors for Birthday Celebration" + "Red Top to celebrate birthday with reopening"
  21. The Picayune 2 Dec 2015; "Visitation resumes at Red Top Jail"
  22. Highland Lakes Weekly 11 Dec 2015; "The Red Top Jail turns 120!" - includes pictures of jail.
  23. Highland Lakes Weekly 8 July 2016; 2 picture of jail.
  1. The Llano News 13 July 2011; "Early Llano County Judges" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes picture of David Calvin Cowan and wife Elizabeth Thorp. Early judges were: Clement Oaatman, David Calvin Cowan, Abner Luce, DeLafayette Luce, Peyton R. Smith, Seth Mabry, David Owen, James Spears Bourland, A. W. Morrow.
    Kingsland - Community
  1. The Highlander 12 Mar 1981; Kingsland natural place to live - Lake formation gave second life to town" by Fred Taylor and Kay Craig.
  2. The Picayune 1 Oct 1991; "Early Kingsland History/How Kingsland was settled" by Muriel Jackson
  3. The Picayune 8 Oct 1991; "Early Kingsland History/1st Kingsland Post Office" by Muriel Jackson. Includes picture of John Banks whittling on the front porch of the post office.
  4. The Picayune 22 Oct 1991; "Early Kingsland History/The Colorado River Dams" by Muriel Jackson
  5. The Picayune 12 Jan 1994; "Happy 100th Kingsland" by Mike Beuershausen
  6. Kingsland, Texas! 2013 issue
  7. "Welcome to Kingsland Texas" brochure
  8. Unknown, undated newspaper, 2 pictures: "LBJ Bridge Nearing completion" and "Old and New" (about ferry)
  9. Unknown, undated newspaper; "Where rivers meet" by Dale Fry. Names mentioned include: Martin D. King and J M TrussellHighland Lakes Weekly 9 Sep 2011; "The Kingsland/Lake LBJ Chamber News/Leeper addresses Chamber Luncheon"
  10. Highland Lakes Weekly 30 Dec 2011; Lake town with a past" by John Hallowell. Includes picture of tombstone of Martin Daniel King.
  11. Highland Lakes Weekly "Memories of Kingsland before the dam" by John Hallowell.
  12. Highland Lakes Weekly 3 Feb 2012; "KIngsland in the 1950s" by John Hallowell. Includes picture of Bill and Dolphia Bransford fishing camp
  13. Highland Lakes Weekly 10 Feb 2012; "Kingsland in the 1960s and 1970s" 
  14. Highland Lakes Weekly 24 Feb 2012; "Kingsland in the Early '60s"
  15. Highland Lakes Weekly 2 Mar 2012; "Books and a whole lot more for Kingsland" by John Hallowell. Includes a picture of a group of "Friends of the Kingsland Library" posed with members of the library staff.
  16. Highland Lakes Weekly 7 Sep 2012; "Highland Lakes heroes" by John Hallowell. About Bill and Willie Reynolds
  17. Highland Lakes Weekly 16 Nov 2012; "The way Kingsland  used to be" by John Hallowell. Names mentioned include: Malcolm Long, Jim Long
  18. Highland Lakes Weekly 4 Jan 2013; "The beginnings of Kingsland's Aqua Boom" by John Hallowell.
  19. Highland Lakes Weekly 25 Jan 2013; picture taken by Bill Bransford  shows railroad bridge back when it had the overhead steel structure.
  20. Highland Lakes Weekly 15 Feb 2013; "Aqua Boom in the 1970s" by John Hallowell. Includes a picture of the Land Parade at Aqua Boom in 1972, picture includes Aubrey Hester and Cliff Leek.
  21. Highland Lakes Weekly 22 Feb 2013; "Back in the Day" - pictures of (1) Randy Taylor won 2st prize in the Walkers division, (2) Randy Taylor 40 years later, 3) Grand Opening of new Highland Lakes Senior Center in Lions Park, (4) A group of 28 residents meet to form a steering committee for new community center, (5) Sign proclaiming status of property (pictured Marie Carlsson, Sarah Belle Parker, Laura Murray, Del Fuhrman, Judy Berry, and Thelma Gorke.
  22. Highland Lakes Weekly 8 Mar 2013: "Aqua Boom and Kingsland in the 1980s" by John Hallowell. Names mentioned include: Milton Davis, Dave Enloe, Melissa Merkel, R. P. Scripps, L.A. Robertson.
  23. Highland Lakes Weekly 28 Mar 2014; "Kingsland in 1963 - Part 2" by John Hallowell
  24. Highland Lakes Weekly 24 May 2013; "A Blast from Kingsland's Past" - 2 pictures, one of some of Kingsland's most influential citizens in the spring of 19963, and one of H. A. Barnett and Robin Sindorf
  25. Highland Lakes Weekly 31 May 2013; "Growing up in Kingsland" by John Hallowell. Includes picture of Robin Sindorf, Robin and husband, Gerald Kaspar, and a 3rd picture of Gene Bilberry and Gede Sindorf. Gina Sindorf, Woody and Sylvia McCasland, Dennis Kaspar, Ray and Mimi Smith, Kathy Smith
  26. Highland Lakes Weekly 8 Nov 2013; "The Banks family in Kingsland" by John Hallowell. Includes picture of Donald Banks
  27. Highland Lakes Weekly 10 Jan 2014; "The Early 1960s in Kingsland" by John Hallowell. Names mentioned include: Tex Wright, Mildred Overstreet, G. R. Waldrope, Claude Whitehead, Ada & Mayo Tanner, Royce O. Smith Bill and Dolphia Bransford, Leslie Bedford, Bill Wilson, Ben Owens, Don Bridges, Malcolm Long
  28. Highland Lakes Weekly 17 Jan 2014; "Kingsland in 1961" by John Hallowell. Names mentioned include: Neal Wood, Shirley Williams, Mac Drace, James Childs, Roscoe Sides, Ed Hoover, Gene Bilberry, Dr. Mason E. Brock, Tex Wright, Odie Ainsworth.
  29.  Highland Lakes Weekly 31 Jan 2014; "Kingsland heroes" by John Hallowell. Includes a picture of Shirley Williams as a rancher and county commissioner, another of Shirley and Ellen Williams, and a 3rd picture of Shirley Williams and his siblings.
  30. Highland Lakes Weekly 21 Feb 2014; picture taken from the old one-lane bridge across the Colorado in the late 1950s.
  31. Highland Lakes Weekly 28 Feb 2014; "Kingsland in 1962" by John Hallowell
  32. Highland Lakes Weekly 4 Apr 2014; "Kingsland in 1963 - Part 3" by John Hallowell
  33. Highland Lakes Weekly 6 Jun 2014; Kingsland in 1964--Part 2" by John Hallowell. Names mentioned: Bill McGee, Shirley Williams, Minna Bel Oland, Tex Wright, Martin Daniel King,  Lester Inman, M. L. Liles,  Kit Carson, Jeadeanne Ross, Mildred McLean, Edward Polvado, Gede Sindorf, Roscoe Newton.
  34. Highland Lakes Weekly 27 June 2014; "Kingsland in 1965 - Part 1" by John Hallowell. 
  35. Highland Lakes Weekly 4 July 2014; "Enloe's Outlaws" by John Hallowell, 
  36. Highland Lakes Weekly 18 July 2014; "Kingsland in 1965 - Part 2" by John Hallowell.
  37. Highland Lakes Weekly 25 July 2014; "The same building?" - two artist drawings of buildings.
  38. Highland Lakes Weekly 1 Aug 2014; "Kingsland in 1966" by John Hallowell
  39. Highland Lakes Weekly 15 Aug 2014; "Filling in come blanks" by John Hallowell
  40. Highland Lakes Weekly 15 Aug 2014; "Scatterthought" by John Hallowell. Includes information and a picture of the massive central fireplace at the home of Dr. Mason Brock. It reportedly was built from stones salvaged from the historic Dancer home in Honey Creek Cove.
  41. Highland Lakes Weekly 22 Aug 2014; "Filling in Blanks - Part 2" by John Hallowell
  42. Highland Lakes Weekly 22 Aug 2014; Front page picture of Kingsland area taken from "Air Cam" airplane
  43. Highland Lakes Weekly 29 Aug 2014; "Kingsland in 1967 - Part  1" by John Hallowell
  44. Highland Lakes Weekly 5 Sep 2014;  "Kingsland history - back to 1961 by John Hallowell
  45. Highland Lakes Weekly 26 Sep 2014; "Kingsland in 1961 - revisited" by John Hallowell
  46. Highland Lakes Weekly 10 Oct 2014; "More history from 1962" by John Hallowell
  47. Highland Lakes Weekly 7 Nov 2014; "Browing up in Kingsland" by John Hallowell.  Includes picture of Sheree Kaspar speaking to the Kinsland Community Church Men's Breakfast, and a picture Speck Smith showing off his cathch in front of the Lake Side Cafe.
  48. Highland Lakes Weekly 12 Dec 2014; "Fall 1962 in Kingsland" by John Hallowell
  49. Highland Lakes Weekly , undated, "Kingsland in 1963 - Part 1" by John Hallowell
  50. Highland Lakes Weekly 9 Jan 2015; "Highland Lakes transformation" by John Hallowell
  51. Highland Lakes Weekly 2 Jan 2015; "Kingsland history - back to 1963" by John Hallowell
  52. Highland Lakes Weekly 6 Feb 2015; "1964 Boomtown" by John Hallowell
  53. Highland Lakes Weekly 20 Feb 2015; "Back to 1964 in Kingsland" by John Hallowell. Includes a picture of the new bridge across the Colorado River.
  54. Highland Lakes Weekly 6 Mar 2015; "Fifty years ago in Kingsland" by John Hallowell
  55. Highland Lakes Weekly13 Mar 2015; "Back to 1964 (again) in Kingsland" by John Hallowell.  
  56. Highland Lakes Weekly 20 Mar 2015; "Floormaster's 50 Anniversary" by John Hallowell. About John and Lynda Davis.
  57. Highland Lakes Weekly  27 Mar 2015; "Presidential playground" by John Hallowell. About the changing of the name of Lake Granite Shoals to Lake LBJ.
  58. Highland Lakes Weekly 3 Apr 2015; "50 years ago - Part 3" by John Hallowell. Names mentioned include: Bruce and Jean Dines,  Joe and Nona Cozby, Creed Smith, Toby Mendenhall, Frank Weise.
  59. Highland Lakes Weekly 24 Apr 2015; "Kingsland in 1965 (once more) by John Hallowell. 
  60. Highland Lakes Weekly 15 May 2015; "Kingsland in 1966" by John Hallowell
  61. Highland Lakes Weekly 5 June 2015; "Kingsland in 1966 - Part 3" by John Hallowell
  62. Highland Lakes Weekly 12 June 2015; "Kingsland in 1966 - Part 4" by John Hallowell
  63. Highland Lakes Weekly 19 Jun 2015; "Watching Kingsland grow" by John Hallowell. About Barbara Kolb who started work in Kingsland for Dr. Mason E. Brock.
  64. Highland Lakes Weekly 26 Jun 2015; "Back to 1966 in Kingsland" by John Hallowell. 
  65. Highland Lakes Weekly 7 Aug 2015; "Kingsland in 1967 - Part 2" by John Hallowell
  66. Highland Lakes Weekly 14 Aug 2015; "Kingsland Winter 1967-68" by John Hallowell
  67. Highland Lakes Weekly 28 Aug 2015; "Kingsland in 1968" by John Hallowell
  68. Highland Lakes Weekly 30 Oct 2015; "Kingsland in 1970-Part 1" by John Hallowell
  69. Highland Lakes Weekly 11 Sep 2015; "Kingsland's Golden Age" by John Hallowell. "Excerpted from a 1901 brochure published by the Austin & Northwest Rail Road"
  70. Highland Lakes Weekly 18 Sep 2015; "Kingsland in 1969" by John Hallowell
  71. Highland Lakes Weekly 2 Oct 2015; "Kingsland in 1969 -- Part 2" by John Hallowell
  72. Highland Lakes Weekly 9 Oct 2015; "Kingsland in 1969 - Part 3" by John Hallowell
  73. Highland Lakes Weekly 30 Oct 2015; "Kingsland in 1970 - Part 1" by John Hallowell. Names mentioned: Leroy Kasper, Odie & Trudie Ainsworth, J. C. Price, Jimmy Craig, Don Liscum
  74. Highland Lakes Weekly 4 Dec 2015; "Kingsland in 1970 - Part Two" by John Hallowell. Names mentioned: Mike Ainsworth, Sandra Gross, Charlene Sigler, Gale Ligon,  Edalee Handley Weter, W. W. Hitchcock
  75. Highland Lakes Weekly 1 Jan 2016; "Changes come to Kingsland." The old Highland Lakes Bank building to be torn down, Huynh family building a new home for their Elegant Nails
  76. Highland Lakes Weekly 3 Jun 2016; "Picture of the slab covered with water"
  77. Highland Lakes Weekly 15 July 2016; Frontpage picture of Colorado River running through Kingsland.
  78. Highland Lakes Weekly 5 Aug 2016; picture of old Highland Lakes National Bank with mosaic map of area.
  79. Highland Lakes Weekly  12 Aug 2016; "New bank design will preserve wall and map from 1965 building" by John Hallowell. About Prosperity Bank new bank building.
    Kingsland - Antlers Hotel
  1. Unnamed, undated newspaper; "Antlers Hotel receives historical designation"
  2. Unnamed, undated newspaper; "Kingsland's historic resort" by Dale Fry, Highland Lakes Newspapers
  3. Highlander 2 Apr 1970; "LBJ Lakes Makes Kingsland Fast-Growing Trade Center". Includes a picture of The Antlers Hotel. At time of article, hotel was owned by Mrs. Erick Lappe. Article seems to be incomplete.
  4. The Highlander 13 June 1974; "The Antlers at Kingsland--Once A Hotel, Now a Home" by Mrs. Orville Buttery. Includes picture of the hotel. Copy also includes article "Haynes Family to Dedicate Marker" with picture of Charles Haynes, early settler in area. Marker unveiled when the Haynes Family Association gathers at Pecan Cemetery.
  5. The Highlander 5 Oct 1989; "Famous Kingsland landmark for sale/Antlers Hotel - where time stood still" by Dale Fry. Hotel owned by Barrow Family.
  6. The Picayune 30 Nov 1993; "Kingsland's grand old lady begins second hundred years" by Mike Beuershausen.
  7. Lake Country Life 17 May 2008; "Junction House brings variety to Kingsland"
  8. Highland Lakes Weekly 17 Feb 2012; "An oasis of history" by John Hallowell
  9. Highland Lakes Weekly 7 Nov 2014; "The cast and crew of "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre hel a 40-year reunion at Grand Central Cafe"
  10. "Antlers Hotel Historic Markers" by Kingsland Garden Club, 1976.
  11. "Kingsland Old Town Grill = The white house at the Antler."
  12. Highland Lakes Weekly 29 May 2016; 2 picture of old hotel during Kingsland/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce mixer.

    Kingsland - Businesses
  1. Highland Lakes Weekly 21 Oct 2011; Kingsland House of Arts & Crafts (a nonprofit organization)
  2. Highland Lakes Weekly 14 Sep 2012; "Marble Falls Massage Therapy Center opening a second shop in Kingsland"
  3. Highland Lakes Weekly 14 Sep 2012; "Dr. Bill Blose, of Ol'Timers Computers held his monthly "Wannabe Computer Wizards" class"
  4. Highland Lakes Weekly 14 Sep 2012; "Adam Garcia poses with some of his new line of leather crafting supplies"
  5. Highland Lakes Weekly 14 Sep 2012; "Kingsland Entrepreneur" by John Hallowell. About Robert Davis or Cornerstone Builder Supply
  6. Highland Lakes Weekly 16 Nov 2012; Grand Central Cafe
    Kingsland Genealogical Society
  1. River City Tribune 15 Apr 2005; "Kingsland genealogy seminar set for this Saturday at library"
  2. KGS Chronicles, December 2005; copy of newsletter. Includes Gillespie County Land Records Reverse Index.

    Llano River, Dams, Bridges
  1. Hill Country Magazine, Winter 2005 & Summer 2006; picture of the Llano River
  2. Copy of picture of the Llano River & bridge taken in 1958.
  3. Llano Buzz 9 Nov 2004; "The record breaking flood of 1925" by Dale Fry Part 1. Part 2 dated 16 Nov 2004.
  4. The Llano News 24 Nov 2004; "Flash Flood Alley swells once again"
  5. The Llano News 25 May 2005; picture of the Llano Bridge as it appeared in LCRA ad.
  6. Llano Buzz 5 July 2005; "Two dams, water works and power in early Llano" by Dale Fry
  7. Llano News 19 Oct 2005; "Contract awarded for bridge rehab"
  8. Llano Buzz 10 Jan 2006; "Bridge rehabilitation not a popular topic with Llano residents"
  9. The Llano News 11 Jan 2006; "Residents, merchants concerned about bridge rehab project"
  10. Llano Buzz 25 Jan 2006; "TxDot finds 'Bridge over Troubled Llano River': by Chuck LicataH
  11. Llano Journal 13 Jun 2007; "Llano dam nears centennial" by Dale Fry
  12. Lake Country Life Mar 2007; "No water over this bridge" by Dale Fry.
  13. Lake Country Life 13-19 June 2007; "Llano dam nears centennial" by Dale Fry
  14. Lake Country Life 28 Jan 2009; "A name as winding as its course" by Dale Fry
  15. The Llano News 9 Sep 2009; "The flood of 1935". Pictures of flood taken by James Stockham
  16. The Llano News 16 Sep 2009; "Back to the Flood" by John Hallowell
  17. Highland Lakes Weekly 31 Aug 2012; picture of Llano River Dam at Llano
  18. The Llano News 20 Feb 2013. Picture of the Llano River and Bridge taken from 2000 feet up in the air looking west, by Briley Mitchell
  19. Lake Country Life 6-12 Aug 2014; picture of the Llano River bridge taken by Jim Wreyford.
  20. Highland Lakes Weekly 29 May 2015; "The Flood of 2015"
  21. Highland Lakes Weekly 25 Mary 2016; Photo of the Week - photo of Llano River.
  22. The Llano News 29 June 2016; Picture of bridge over Llano River.
    Lone Grove
  1. The Highlander 10 June 1976; "Memories of Lone Grove Include Blacksmithing"
  2. The Highlander 14 July 1977; "A cedar chopper's journal (of sorts)" by C. W. Wimberley
  3. The Llano News 9 June 2010; history article on Lone Grove
  4. Lake Country Life 22-25 Oct 2010; "A century in Llano" by Dale Fry. Includes picture of Lone Grove Schoolhouse
  5. The Llano News 10 June 2015; "Lone Grove Rising" - Names mentioned include: Isaiah Clark, James E. Hughes, John Loving, James Riley McNutt, John R. Coggin, Andrew Jackson Coggin, Margaret Null, Archibald Murray, Elizabeth Pavey, Wyatt and William Perry,  Includes picture of five Templeton brothers.
  6. The Llano News 25 Nov 2015; picture of Overstreet reunion at Lone Grove
    Long Mountain
  1. Highland Lakes Weekly 1 Aug 2014; Long Mountain Views
    Loyal Valley
  1. The Llano News 14 Sep 2011; "Llano County Sister Communities" by Karylon Hallmark Russell
  2. The Llano News "Herr Baron --- Or El Sol Colorado?" by V. H. Torrance
  1. 1999-2000 Llano County Map by Texas Trails
  2. General Land Office Plat Map of Llano County
  3. Map of Lake Buchanan showing location of Tow Bridge, Bluffton Bridge, Council Creek Cemetery
  1. Unknown, undated newspaper; "Llano Schools Promoted Masonry" by Mrs. Orville Buttery
  2. The Llano News 19 May 2010; "Masons celebrate 150 years" by John Hallowell

  1. The Llano News, 2005 Independence Day Special; Include name of military veterans from Llano County, veterans who now live in Llano County. Names mentioned include: Mike Cates, Arden Drake, Lawrence James, Jeff Moore, Larry Jordan, James Clements, John Bauman, Wilbrun Heyen, Victor Thum, William Galayda, Derek Almond, Bradley Belford, Brian D. Harper, Bryan Harrington, Sean Higgs, Bradley Hoy, Cody Inman, Jason J.R. Smith, Jared Staats, Michelle Marie Medrano, Roper A. Mikulenka, Eric Caropeppe, Matthew Strosnider, Tom Bostic, Steven Wiley, Kenneth Wittekiend, Thomas Wiley, William Burns, Garrett Wooten, Leland Kenneth Denning, Chad Amick, George M. Dove, Brian Hackney, Matthew Harden, Jennifer Harris, Stephanie McClintock, Nelson oldham, Richard D. Mosley, Richard Inman, Lyle Gordon, Dustin Isbell, Austin Walker.
  2. Llano Buzz 27 Dec 2005; "Llano vets honored and remembered on Dec. 7" - Includes group picture of World War II veterans Eugen Russell, Emmie Rusche, Clara Thomas, Everette Travis, Edwin Urban, Len Rainwater, Jesse Scott, B. H. Kendrick, Lee Duncan, Bob Cohen, Olvis Osbourn. And separate photo of veterans Vera Honig and Don Ewing.
  3. The Llano News 25 Jan 2006; "Case of the missing bayonette." Include picture of World War I soldier statue with missing Bayonette and picture of bayonette.
  4. Lake Country LIfe 25 May 2007; "Enduring honor" by Dale Fry. About the World War I statue, designed by Frank Teich.
  5. Hill Country magazine Winter 2007; Celebrating Rebel roots. About Confederate Heritage Reunion held at Badu Park.
  6. Lake Country Life 22-28 Aug 2007; "Preserving Confederate heritage" by George Hatt. About Confederate Heritage Reunion. Second article by Nick Talbot entitled "Re-enacting history"
  7. Lake Country Life 21 Jan 2009; "A tribute to their father" by Dale Fry. About the statue of the Confederate soldier gracing the northeast corner of the courthouse square. Sculpter was James K. Finlay and sons.
  8. The Llano News  19 Aug 2009; "Honoring the Fallen in 1930" by John Hallowell. About World War I statue with plaque naming 17 young men from Llano who lost their lives during conflict.
  9. The Llano News 26 Aug 2009; "Llano in 1927" by John Hallowell.
  10. The Llano News 7 Oct 2009; "War comes to Llano" by John Hallowell. About World War II in Llano County. And article entitled "Veteran's Day Tribute to the World War I Doughboy" by Sarah O. Franklin.
  11. The Llano News 14 Oct 2009; "History In January 1942" by John Hallowell. Includes picture of the World War II Memorial on the courthouse lawn.
  12. The Llano News 9 Dec 2009; " History Still in 1916" by John Hallowell. Includes picture of the Confederate Monument which was unveiled on 22 Feb 1916.
  13. Llano County Journal 10 Nov 2010; "Early Llano aimed high in honoring its soldiers" by Dale Fry. About the military monuments on the courthouse square.
  14. The Llano News 25 May 2011; "In Recognition of Memorial Day" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. 
  15. The Llano News 10 Aug 2011; "Llano County's Native Military Hero" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. About four-star General Ira C. Eaker, who was born at Field Creek. 
  16. The Llano News 9 Nov 2011; "A Tribute to Veteran's Day" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes picture of Isaac and Caleb A. Davis. 
  17. The Llano News 30 May 2012; "Memorializing Llano County's Civil War Casualties" by Karylon Hallmark Russell.
  18. The Llano News 10  Apr 2013; "The Civil War: The Good, Bad, and Ugly (Part Two) by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes picture of tombstone of James Taylor Maxwell
  19. The Llano News 15 May 2013; "The Home Front During World War II" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Names mentioned include: Liz Mitchell, Bettye Russell, Verna Osbourn, Gene Russell
  20. The Llano News 22 May 2013; "The Home Front During World War II -- Part II" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Names mentioned include: Gene Russell, Verna Hallmark Osbourn, Liz Mitchell, Olvis Osbourn.
  21. The Llano News 29 May 2013; "The Home Front During World War II -- Part III" by Karylon Hallmark Russell.
  22. The Llano News 28 May 2014; "Those They Left Behind" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes names of Llano men who died in various wars.
  23. The Llano News 18 June 2014: "Durst Graduates with Master's Degree". Captain Dustin Durst has graduated from George Washington University in Washington D.C.
  24. The Llano News 9 July 2014; "Men Around Town: Post World War II" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. 
  25. The Llano News 6 May 2015; "150th Anniversary of Ending of the Civil War (1865-2015) by Karylon Hallmark Russell. 
  26. The Llano News 11 Nov 2015; "Anchors Aweigh" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. About Vice Admiral Heber H. McLean and Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, both growing up in Central Texas.
  27. The Llano News 16 Dec 2015; "Llano County and The Civil War: A Recap" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Names mentioned include: Elzira Davis, Elizabeth Anderson, Thomas Ward, John Martin, O.C.J. Phillips, David Cowan, James K. Finley, Seth Mabry, Franklin Breazeale, R. W. Riley, C. W. Dorsey
  28. The Llano News 17 Feb 2016; "February 22, 1916 to February 22, 2016 -- 100 Years of Pride" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Confederate monument celebrates 100th anniversary. Includes picture of tombstone of John K. Finlay, who was contracted to build monument.
  29. The Llano News 24 Feb 2016; "Almost Forgotten" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. First in a series of articles about young men of Llano County who served in Seth Mabry's Company E, 17th Texas Infantry, Allen's Regiment, McCullouch's Brigade, Walker's Division, Confederate States Army.
  30. The Llano News 2 Mar 2016; "Because It Happened" by Karylon Halmark Russell. Second in series.
  31. The Llano News 9 Mar 2017; "Action at Last" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Third in series.
  32. The Llano News 16 Mar 2016; "Captured -  March 14, 1864" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Fourth in series.
  33. The Llano News 23 Mar 2016; "Who were the men from Company E?" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Fifth in series.
  34. The Llano News 30 Mar 2016; "Company E roll call" by Karylon Hallmark  Russell. Sixth in series.
  35. The Llano News 6 Apr 2016; "Company E Roll Call continued" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Seventh in series. Includes picture of tombstone for Dr. J. M. Young.
  36. The Llano News 20 Apr 2016; "Rounding out the tumultuous years" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Continuation of series.
  37. The Llano News 27 Apr 2016; "17th Texas Infantry, Co. E continued" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Continuation of series.
  38. The Llano News 4 May 2016; "17th Texas Infantry, Co. E, a continuation" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Continuation of series.
  39. The Llano News 11 May 2016; "More on the Llano County men of Co. E" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Continuation of series.
  40. The Llano News 25 May 2016; "Famous, Infamous, and Ordinary Soldiers of Co. E" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Continuation of series. 
  41. The Llano News 15 Jun 2016; "The town of Llano and Company E" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Continuation of series.
  42. The Llano News 22 Jun 2016; "The residents and Company E" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Continuation of series.
  43. The Llano News 29 Jun 2016; "More Company E men from Llano" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Continuation of series.
  44. The Llano News 13 Jul 2016; "Confederate Company E soldiers continued" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Continuation of series.
  45. The Llano News 20 July 2016; "Rounding out a Co. E study" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Continuation of series.
  46. The Llano News 27 July 2016; "Tying up loose ends" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Continuation of series.
  47. The Llano News 3 Aug 2016; "The need for frontier battalions" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Names mentioned: Gideon and David Cowan, Rev. Jonas Dances, Capt. R. W. Riley, Capt. C. W. Dorsey

  1. Llano Buzz 18 Jan 2005; "A most mysterious mine" by Dale Fry
  2. The The Llano News13 Oct 2004; "Llano County: Nature's handiwork" by Dale Fry
  3. Kingsland Current 5 Jan 2005; "The elusive Spanish mines of Packsaddle Mountain" by Dale Fry
  4. The Llano News 28 Mar 2012; "In Search of Riches" by Karylon Hallmark Russell
  5. The Highland Lakes Weekly 6 Apr 2012; "Minerals helped shape Highland Lakes history" by John Hallowell 

    Museum, Llano County Historical
  1. The Highlander 25 Dec 2015; "Llano County Museum to host cowboy exhibit" - museum presents a traveling exhibit entitled The Vaqueros, Origin of the Texas Cowboy.

  1. Burnet Bulletin 7 Mar 2007; "Oxford once a stagecoach watering hole" by Dale Fry. Names mentioned include: A. J. Johnson, C. T. Moxx, Frank and Nancy Byfield, the Gilliland brothers, Drs. Williamson and Booth, Edgar Johnson, John Moss, Bob Wilson, Link Byfield, James Arthur Riley, Etta Ricketson, Lucky Thompson.
  2. Highland Lakes Newspapers 4 Feb 2009; "Tiny structure has big story" by Dale Fry. 
  1. The Llano News 29 Dec 2004; "The history of Llano Memorial Hospital" by Mary Rhodes. 
  2. The Llano News  15 Aug 2012; "Early Known Doctors of Llano County" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes picture of Dr. Hardin Oatman who tended to Matilda Friend following the injuries she received during the Legion Valley Massacre in 1868. Other names mentnioned include: GT.W.P. Bedford, D.B. Anderson, William Miller McCraw, Robert Adams, Martin Schultz, TGhomas J. Bedford.
  3. The Llano News  12 Sep 2012; "Llano County Doctors 1870 to 1885" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Names mentnioned include: William Miller McCraw, Hardin Oatman, D. B. Anderson, Joseph R. Shultz, J. M. Young, Charles Gatliff, Calvin Wells, John Duff Brown, James Miller, C.S. Smith, Ishmael David Owen,  James Miller, C.S. Smith, Valsain Gaylough Latham. Includes a picture of Dr. C.S. Smith.
  Pioneer Women
  1. The Llano News 27 Feb 2013; "Early Llano County Matriarchs" by Karylon Hallmerk Russell. Names mentioned: Mary Duff, Ruth Campbell Cowan, Susan Cooper, Elizabeth Priestly Nard, Elizabeth Margraye Breazeale, Elizabeth Lewis, Pernilla Ward, Elizabeth Turner, Elizabeth W. Anderson.
  2. The Llano News 6 Mar 2013; "The Tragedy of Widowhood" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes a picture of Amanda January Turner and her 2nd husband Constantine Foster. Other names mentioned include: Mary Duff, Elizabeth Hartcher, Maryh Flint, Penelope Wells duncan, Martha Nard, Sarah Jane Tow Miller, Rebecca Walker, Sarah Chastain Lockhart, Elizabeth Reddick Hainey, Meleenia Viola Davis Saxon, Mary Moore.
  3. The Llano News 7 May 2014; Motherhood is What I do" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Names mentioned include: Mary Elzira Davis Maxwell, Mary Kelsey Tow, Abigail C. Garrett, Honerhea Maxwell Hallmark.
  4. The Llano News 16 July 2014; "Women Around Town" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Names mentioned include: Jane Edwards, Penelope Duncan, Mary E. Hensley, Sarah Leyland, Benton Harriet Wyte, Jane Larremore Nelson, Mary E. Reams, Elizabeth Haynie, Louisa E. Hart.
  5. The Llano News 23 July 2014; "Women Around Town: After 1900" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes picture of Esther Dalchau.
  6. The Llano News 30 July 2014; "More About "Around Town" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. 

  1. Hill Country magazine Winter 2005; two pictures of Pontotoc.
  2. The Highlander 22 Mar 1973; "Part of Pontotoc History Reclaimed" by Mrs. Ben Polk. Includes picture of the old Pontotoc Cemetery and of the grave marker of Nellie Dawn Gartman
     Prairie Mountain
  1.  The Llano News 27 Jan 2010; "History" by John Hallowell. Includes picture of first school, and school built in 1924, which is now used as community center. Names mentioned include R. F. Rountree, Ernst Marschall, Stanley Keese, Billy Bob Schneider, Clara Schorlemmer, Martha Ann and E. J. Staedtler, Joe Miller.
  2. Hill Country magazine Fall 2010; "Prairie Mountain School" by John Hallowell.
    Queen Bee
  1. A series of articles on "L. V. Arnold's 1925 Memoir, 'Queen Bee'" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. From the Llano News dated: 9 Oct 2013 (with picure of Francis Marion Shultz), 16 Oct 2013, 23 Oct 2013,30 Oct 2013 (with picture of Richard Coffey), 6 Nov 2013 (with picture of Sul Ross), 27 Nov 2013 (with picture of Grundy Gaines Arnold), 4 Dec 2013, 11 Dec 2013, 18 Dec 2013, 1 Jan 2014, 8 Jan 2014, 15 Jan 2014, 22 Jan 2014 (with picure of William Richard Arnold), 29 Jan 2014 (with picture of Creed Taylor, 5 Feb 2014, 12 Feb 2014, 19 Feb 2014, 26 Feb 2014 (with picture of Lee Arnold), 5 Mar 2014, 12 Mar 2014, 19 Mar 2014 
  2. Index of names mentioned in "Queen Bee"

  1. Unknown, undated newspaper; "Fatal Collision on the Santa Fe" "Four Prominent Stockmen Killed Instantly--Others Injured." Llano resident Harold Harris killed.
  2. The Austin American 20 Sep 1962; "First Railroad Boosted Llano" by Lucile Larremore.
  3. Kingsland Current 2 Feb 2005; "HC Railroaders clear tracks to Scoby" by Brian Shenk
  4. Llano Buzz 6 Dec 2005; "Development of Llano's historical trainyard begins" by Dale Fry. Includes architectural rendering of the Llano Passenger Depot and Museum.
  5. Llano Buzz 10 Jan 2006; "Train depot work progresses."
  6. Llano Buzz 1 Feb 2006; "Llano Rail Yard 'going's-on' by Cindy Richerson. And "Saving a railroad line and building a depot" by Dale Fry
  7. Lake Country Life 18 Feb 2009; "Llano's bustling freight yard" by Dale Fry
    Sandy Mountain
  1. Unknown newspaper, unknown date; "Reminiscence" signed Old Timer. From an article submitted by Mrs. John Thompson. About a tournament with young men from Sandy Mountain, Walnut, and Pecan participating.  Names mentioned include: G. W. Gibson, Lewis Gibson, Thomps Gibson, Ralph Haynes, Geo. Haynes, John W. Johnson, J. V. Latham, Mart Phillips and Harry Walker of Pecan; Pierce Smith, Wm. Dunman from Walnut; H. L. Tate, R. L. Tate, J. W. Tate from Sandy Mt.
  1. The Llano News 4 Oct 2006; "2006 LHS Hall of Fame celebrates induction."  Includes pictures of Mildred Inks-Dalrymple, Darrel A. Davis, Joe Bill Watkins, Dr. Jim Roberson, and Eugene Russell.
  2. Unknown newspaper, unknown date, "Museum Musings" by Lena Schorlemmer. Recalls events of 1901-1902.
  3. The Highlander 11 Mar 1976; "Bicentennial School" About Oatman Creek School building.
  4. Lake Country Life undated; " Schoolhouse shelter" by Dale Fry.  About the one-room building that served as a school for the children who lived on the old Wenmohs ranch (now Horseshoe Bay West.
  5. River Cities Tribune 24 Sep 2004; "Llano Co., school officials develop school lands plan
  6. The Llano News 18 May 2005; "Meador captures gold and silver - Sets new school records. About Leroy Meador.
  7. The Llano Buzz 14 June 2005; "North Llano protests school board discrimination in 1935" by Dale Fry.
  8. The Llano Buzz 11 Oct 2005; "1925: Llano ISD erects imposing new high school"
  9. The Llano News 19 Oct 2005; "Llano High School Class of 1965 celebrates 40th reunion" - Includes picture.
  10. The LlanoNews 2 Nov 2005; "Llano County could be first to harness wind power for school fund.
  11. The Llano Buzz 22 Nov 2005; "1927: LISD comes up with an ingenious plan" by Dale Fry. 
  12. The Llano News/Kingsland Chronicle 23 July 2008; picture of the Llano High School Class of 1953.
  13. The Llano News 1 Oct 2008; "Hill recognized in top five" - LISD Superintendent, Dennis Hill receives honor.
  14. Lake Country Life 18 Feb 2009; "Educators make an impact" 0 about Dennis Hill.
  15. The Llano News 24 Aug 2011; "Up in the Morning and Off to School" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes picture of a typpical rural school in early Llano County and a picture of Miss Lyde Davis, later Mrs. Willial P. Higdon, one of Llano's earliest teachers.
  16. The Llano News 21 Sep 2011; "Football Fifty Years Ago" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes picture of LHS Varsity Football Team 1958-1959
  17. The Llano News 14 May 2014; "A Senior Moment..." by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes a picture of students of early Llano County school at Old Bluffton.
  18. The Llano News 7 Oct 2015; "L.H.S. Forever!" by Karylon Hallmark Russell.

  1.  The Llano News 20 Apr 2011; "Early Sheriffs of Llano County" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Names mentioned: David C. Cowan, Edwin T. Edwards, Samuel W. Tate, K. B. Murchison, James C. Riley, J. F. Morgan, Isaac Haile, Franklin Holden, Peyton R. Smith, G. P. Cowan, J. W. Lockhart, J. B. Murchison, Samuel L. Lockhart, Samuel L Lockhart, Joseph Warren Lockart, Sarah and Mary Chastain, Peter Banta, Thomas Morton Allen, Iva Everett, Ike Maxwell, Melcena Viola and William Johnston.
  2. The Llano News 14 Mar 2012; "Llano County Sheriffs After the Civil War" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes picture of Marshall Sexton and Charrles Pendleton Hoskins, and another of Miles Barler. Other names mentioned include: Samuel Lockhart, William Taylor, Joseph M. Allen, B. F. Davis, Seth Mabry, John M. Smith, Hugh Leverett, William w. Saxon, Alvis D. Hamlin, John Ringo, Scott Cooley, Charles Gatliff, M. B. Clendennen, Alvis D. Hamlin, William W. Saxon.
  3. The Llano News 21 Mar 2012; Llano County Sheriffs 1876-1884" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Names entioned: Jonathan J. Bozarth, George W. Shaw, William P. Hoskins, R. A. McInnis, Ben F. Beeson, Miles Barler, J. J. Strickland, Joe Olney, Samuel Martin, Walter Wadsworth, Bob Rowntree, Dan Trent, Francis Taylor, George W. Gladden, John Ringo, Samuel Stoudenmier.
  4. The Llano News 17 Oct 2012; "Llano County Sheriffs 1884 to 1888" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Names mentioned include Benjamin F. Beason, Matthew Caldwell Roberts, George W. Shaw, Abraham Roberts, J. F. Banks.
  5. The Llano News


    Texas Rangers Connected to Llano County
  1. The Llano News 25 Sep 2013; "The Roberts Rangers" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Among the names mentioned were: Charles C. Roberts, Douglas Ricketson, Joyce Ann Roberts, James S. Bourland, , Jonas Dancer, Riley A. Walker, Daniel E. Moore, Gray Fowler, Abraham Roberts, Alexander Roberts, Matthew Caldwell, Matilda Lockhart.
  2. The Llano News 2 Oct 2013; "Two More Roberts Rangers" by karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes picture of Daniel Webster Roberts, and Alexander Roberts.
  1. Hill Country Magazine Fall 2006; "Memories of O. K. McDonald." Includes picture of O. K. and Zula McDonald. Parts of McDonald's journal of memories.
  2. Tow Community Center Ass'n Newsletter, Dec. 2014. Two Baptist Church celebrates 160 years.
  3. Tow Community Center Ass'n Newsletter, Dec. 2014; "For These Reasons We Salute All" - celebrating Memorial Day with services. Names mentioned include Zaquariah Forrest Holland whose grandfather, Major Don Holland is buried at Tow Cemetery.
  4. Highland Lakes Weekly 26 Dec 2014; "Time Capsule in Tow." Includes picture of Clayton D. Bean, Eddie May, Fred Chappell, H. R. Bingham, Paul and Carole Freeman.
  5. Tow Community Center Ass'n Newsletter (undated); "Bids for Building Being Taken!" Includes picture of Tow Community Center.
  6. American Statesman 23 Feb (unknown year); "Tow Rancher Has Many Descendants." Includes picture of H. S. Hereford, Sr. and son H. S. Jr., S. R. and Billy Hereford.
  7. "Tow -- worth its salt in tranquility" by Viva Scott and Dana Delgado; dated 22 May 2012 from unknown newspaper. About Bluffton-Tow Salt Works.
  8. Copy of picture entitled "Tow Work Group" 14 Feb 1916
  9. Copy of picture entitled "Tow Valley Reunion." Includes partial list of people in photo.
  10. Highland Lakes Weekly 14 Nov 2014; Veterans Day celebration at Tow Community Center.
  11. The Picayune 17 Feb 2016; "Tow Community Center houses history of tiny town" by Daniel Clifton Includes picture of board of directors. "Board and volunteers renovate historic structure to again make it central to community events."
  12. Highland Lakes Weekly 18 Mar 2016; "Saturday in Tow, Texas" - pictures of happenings in Tow
    Town of Llano
  1. Llano brochure
  2. Early picture of the town of Llano from undated, unknown newspaper. From Llano Trades Day.
  3. The Llano News 28 Mar 1996; "Walking tour of Historic Llano"
  4. The Llano Buzz  7 June 2005; "December 1929: The 'Talkies' come to Llano" by Dale Fry
  5. Llano Buzz  11 Jan 2005; "Changes in water system are on tap for City of Llano residential consumers"
  6. Llano Buzz 3 May 2005; "Llano Main Street receives $150k grant" by Sarah O. Franklin. Also includes article entitled "Antique mall to open in old Buttery Hardward building.
  7. Llano Buzz 16 Aug 2005; "1935: Llano plans for a new city hall and fire station" by Dale Fry.
  8. The Llano News 26 Aug 2009; "Llano in 1927" "Veteran's Day Tribute to the World War I Doughboy" by John Hallowell. Bronze plaque on monument includes the names of the 17 Llano boys who lost their lives in the war: Lee Anderson, Otto Click Elmer Lee Crockett, William F. Griggs, Harry Hedeman, Claude Maxwell, Albert Ratliff, Jacob Thompson, William Britton, Oscar Paehler, Jackson Rogers, Walter Watkins, and Boyd McCutcheon Williams.
  9. The Llano News 24 Mar 2010; "Cecil Smith's exploits brightened Llano's Depression" by John Hallowell.
  10. The Llano News 4 Apr 2012; "The Other Llano Townsquare" by Karylon Hallmark Russell.
  11. Highland Lakes Weekly 20 July 2012; bird's-eye view of Llano
  12. The Llano News 24 Oct 2012; "Livery Stables & Wagon Yards. Names mentioned include: Cal Wright, George Schuessler, Sam Stoudenmier R. L. Bourland, Milton B. Dabbs, W. C. Barker, Tom Simpson, Olin Hillman, App Garrett, F. M. Cassaday, J. B. Barker, Jim Long, A. O. Duty.
  13. Lake Country Life 23 Jan 2013; "Buck points way" - about metal signs erected on every highway coming into Llano.
  14. Highland Lakes Weekly 21 Feb 2014; "Signs of the Times in Llano" - pictures of The Country Fryer, Circle Your Wagons B&B, the Phunky Phoenix and Roots, Dixie Lane.
  15. The Llano News 27 Aug 2014; "Things I Miss in Llano" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes picture of soda fountain located inside the original Corner Drug Store.
  16. The Llano News 3 Sep 2014; "Things I Don't Miss in Llano" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. About things that used to be present in Llano in earlier times, but which are no longer a reality today.
  17. The Llano Buzz, unknown date; "Marking 110 years" - Commemorating its 110th year the Main Street Crew promotes Llano's sesquicentennial calendar.
    Valley Springs
  1. The Llano News 2 Apr 1979; "News from Valley Spring" by Mrs. Abbye Sessom.
  2. Highland Lakes Weekly 14 Sep 2012; "Bob Smith of Busy Bee Apiary poses near cloud of buzzing bees." Smith is 4th generation native of Llano County.
  3. The Llano News 22 July 2015; "Prelude to Valley Spring-Field Creek" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Names mentioned: O.C.J. Phillips, James Epperson, William O. Phillips,, David Franklin Owen, Gabriel Choate, Jacob Wykoff, Benjamin F. Davis, Daniel Taylor, James Kindred Hays, Adaline Owens Coulter.
  4. The Llano News 5 Aug 2015; "Valley Spring-Field Creek Rising" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Names mentioned: O.C.J. Phillips, Seth Mabry, Daniel Beveridge, Louisa Ragland, D. B. Anderson, John Adam Coon, Martha Stevens, Allen G. Roberts, Ezkiel Hairston, Parker Presley, Elizabeth Matilda Gray, D. W. Turner, William Rainbolt, Benjamin F. Davis, R. C. Kirkpatrick.
  5. The Llano News 12 Aug 2015; "Valley Spring--Field Creek Risen (Cont)" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Names mentioned: Herman Bauman, James Spears Bourland, Mary Naomi Magill, Milton B. Dabb, James S. Huffman, Martha Larremore, O.C.J. Phillips,  the widow Chaudoin, L. Epperson, Moses Fisher, Addison Faires, John McLoed
  6. Picture from unknown, undated newspaper; "The first house to be built in the Valley Spring area, in the early1850's by O. C. J. Philllips. The home was originally of logs and has since been remodeled and modernized."
  7. The Llano News 27 Apr 2016; "Texas Rangers honor Sessom, Owen in Valley Springs. Michael David Sessom and David Franklin Owen honored with Texas Ranger markers.
Longhorn Caverns 
  1. See also folder: Civilian Conservation Corps
  2. Sherrard's Cave in Burnet County by Mary Johnson Posey (3 copies)
  3. 4 postcards of Longhorn Caverns
  4. Letter from Wayne Gard to Tad Moses regarding Sam Bass and Longhorn Caverns
  5. Application for Historical Marker
  6. Letter from Tad Moses citing 3 errors in the historical marker at Longhorn Caverns
  7. 3 pages of copies of photographs from Jo Hammond Collection
  8. The Geologic Story of Longhorn Cavern, Guidebook
  9. Geologic and Historic Guide to the State Parks of Texas by Ross A. Maxwell
  10. Copy of Dedication of The Civil Conservation Corps in Texas Parks an exhibit featuring the legacy of the CCC
  11. Dedication program for Texas Historical Marker, 13 May 1989
  12. Unknown, undated newspaper article entitled "Two Kinds of History Found In Texas' Longhorn Caverns"
  13. The Houston Chronicle 26 Dec 1937; Longhorn Cavern is Outstanding Place of Natural Beauty"
  14. The Burnet Bulletin May 1938; "News From CCC Co. 854
  15. Unknown newspaper dated 2 My 1957; "Caverns' Age Pegged at Million"
  16. Unknown newspaper dated 21 May 1961; "Longhorn Cavern Has Thrills for Sightseers"
  17. Sunday Express and News 11 Aug 1968; "Longhorn Cavern History Varies"
  18. San Antonio Express-News 15 Aug 2004; "Longhorn Cavern State Park"
  19. Austin American 26 Apr 1969; "Discovering the Lone Star State with Frank Oliver" - Longhorn Cavern
  20. The Highlander 14 Feb 1974; "Was Sam Bass Ever in Burnet County" by Greg Olds
  21. Burnet Bulletin 22 Feb 1979; "Bat Manure Mined in Caverns During Civil War" by Steve Cowey
  22. The Highlander 1 Aug 1985; "CCC exhibit to open at cavern"
  23.  Austin American Statesman 10 Feb 1996; "deep dark secrets of Sam Bass"
  24. Hill Country magazine Fall 2004; "Longhorn Cavern" by Rebekah Hanna
  25. The Picayune 27 July 2005; "Longhorn Cavern--discover and explore the natural wonder in our backyard" by Melanie Siebert
  26. Burnet Bulletin 4 July 2012; "Longhorn Caverns seen in a new light" by Mark Goodson.

Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA)
  1. General Ownership Map, Lower Colorado River Authority, Austin, Texas; Marshall Ford Dam dated 30 Mar 1939
  2. Copy of Western Union Telegram dated March 31, 1939 to President Franklin D. Roosevelt thanking him for the approval of recommendation that congress appropriate funds to construct Marshall Ford Dam.
  3. Invitation to the 50th Anniversary celebration of the construction of Tom Miller Dam.
  4. Burnet Bulletin 28 July 2004; "LCRA unveils Buchanan Regional Water Plan" by Tom Shires
  5. Burnet Bulletin 15 Sep 2004; "LCRA seeks input on marinas
  6. Burnet Bulletin 13 Oct 2004; "LCRA seeks volunteers for advsory panels
  7. River City Tribune 17 June 2005; "Lake Buchanan EMS given grant by LCRA
  8. Burnet Bulletin 3 Aug 2005; "Renovations at Starcke"
  9. The Llano News 28 Sep 2005; "LCRA schedules two open houses"
  10. The Llano News 23 Nov 2005; "LCRA plans to count residential docks on five Highland Lakes this winter"
  11. Kingsland Current 28 Dec 2005; "LCRA septic system program oversees years of Hill Country Growth"
  12. Kingsland Current 11 Jan 2006; "Refurbished LCRA museum highlights history of the Highland Lakes area"
  13. The River Cities Tribune 23 Feb 2006; "LCRA goes after illegal trash dumpers from the air"
  14. Burnet Bulletin 6 Dec 2006; "Cow patty power to light local homes"
  15. Citizen's Gazette 15 Oct 2014; "LCRA investigation concludes --  Copper thieves given jail time"
  16. Citizen's Gazette 17 Feb 2010; "LCRA birth leads to area development -- LCRA celebrates 75th"
 Magill's Grove
  1. Picture of 4 ladies sitting in tree with 2 children on ground. Names not identified.
  2. Copy of Application Form for Official Texas Historrical Marker for Magill Family Cemetery
  1. History of Mt. Horeb Chapter No. 57, R.A.M., From 1857 to 1957, Located at Mahomet, compiled by Edward White
  2. Copy of Deed dated 21 Feb .1874 for five acres of land given for Mahomet
  3. "Mahomet History" by Mrs. Bill Bryson (1 page). Names mentioned include: George Ater, Wm. G Hall, Fielding Smith.
  4. "Mahomet History" by Mrs. Bill Bryson (4 pages)
  5. "I. Borrowed Names - Mahomet" - Community originally named Sycamore
  6. Copy of group picture of Sycamore School; 2nd page identifies some of group
  7. Copy of group picture titled Mahomet Group.
  8. Dallas News 15 May 1967 and 21 Dec 1963; two articles; "Did Camel Driver Become Postman?" and "No Mohammedans Now in Mahomet" both by Frank X. Tolbert.
  9. Undated Dallas Morning News article entitled "History Shows Arabian Held Position Less Than Month" by Frank X. Tolbert
  10. Dallas News 11 July 1971; "Did Camel Drivers Start Mahomet Town?" by Frank X. Tolbert. Office Site Receives State Marker". 
  11. Part of article by B. H. Stewart dated 2 June 1917 regarding Mt. Horeb Lodge
  12. The Picayune 9 July 2008; "Well met in Mahomet" by Rachel Bryson. 
Mahomet - Historical Marker
  1. Application form for Official Texas Historical Marker for "Mahomet-Sycamore Springs Community"

Map, Burnet, City of
  1. Official map of City of Burnet and Suburbs dated January 6, 1963
  2. Sanborn Map of Burnet 1885.
Map - Burnet County Abstract & Map
  1. Burnet County Map, Jan 1924; school districts noted
  2. ITnet County Map from General Land Office
  3. State Abstracts of Burnet County to August 31, 1941
  4. Treated plat map of Burnet County (several copies)
  5. Section of 1936 road map
Map - Early Maps of Texas
  1. Topographical map of Texas in German
  2. Map of Texas with Parts of Adjoining States dated 1837
Map - Granite Shoals - Streets
  1. Street Map - City of Granite Shoals
  2. Information sheet on Sherwood Shores and Granite Shoals
Map- Genealogical Map of Pennsylvania

Maps, Geologic
  1. Geologic Quadrangle Map No. 43 (Geology of the Click Quadrangle, Llano and Blanco Counties)
  2. Geologic Quadrangle Map No. 44 (Geology of the Dunman Mountain Quadrangle, Llano, Burnet, and Blanco Counties)
  3. Geologic Quadrangle Map No. 45 (Geology of the Cap Mountain Quadrangle, Llano County)
  4. Geologic Quadrangle Map No. 46 (Geology of the Howell Mountain Quadrangle, Blanco and Llano Counties)
  5. Geologic Quadrangle Map No. 47 (Geology of the Round Mountain Quadrangle, Blanco, Burnet, and Llano Counties)
  6. Geologic Quadrangle Map No. 48 (Geology of the Marble Falls Quadrangle, Burnet and Llano Counties)
  7. Geologic Quadrangle Map No. 49 (Geology of the Pedernales Falls Quadrangle, Blanco County)
  8. Geologic Quadrangle Map No. 5o (Geology of the Spicewood Quadrangle, Blanco, Burnet, and Travis Counties)
  9. Geologic Atlas of Texas (Llano Sheet)
Map - Hill Country

Map - Misc Burnet County
  1. Burnet County and Llano County including Burnet City, Granite Shoals City, Kingsland City, Llano city, & Marble Falls City
  2. General Highway Map of Burnet County dated 1971
  3. General Highway Map of Burnet County dated 1963
  4. Map of Burnet County, Texas including Burnet, Marble Falls, Bertram, Lake Buchanan,Inks Lake, Lake LBJ, Lake Marble Falls
  5. Soil Interpretative Map of Important Farmlands, Burnet County, dated 1982
  6. Burnet, The City of the Lakes (The Great Recreational Center of Texas
Map - Missionary Map of the World
  1. Unnamed 1968 newspaper article titled "Mahomet P - 
Map - Old Military Road

Map - State of Texas Topographic

Marble Falls

Marble Falls, Misc.
  1. Marble Falls Historical Points of Interests
  2. Map of Marble Falls dated 23 June 1907
  3. Marble Falls Historic Main Street Walking Map
  4. 125th Commemorative Caleleyndar dated 2012.
  5. Copies of City Ordinances, #'s 5, 6, 9, 4
  6. Copy of Bill of Lease for PO Quarters dated 17 Sep 1920
  7. "Early Days in Marble Falls" from the April 1924 Marble Falls Messenger.
  8. San Antonio Light, "Around The Plaza"  Place described is Blue Bonnet Fishing Camp and the old man is Mr. Brown.
  9. Yellow pad of written information on MF Water Central Improvement Dist. 1, June 8, 1961 to Dec. 1966.
  10. Marble Falls Messenger 3 Mar 1927; "A Trip to Marble Falls"
  11. Burnet Bulletin 7 Aug 1930; "Small Cyclone Hits Marble Falls"
  12. Marble Falls Messenger  undated: "Some Early History of Marble Falls" by H. E. Faubion. Some names mentioned: Robert E. Johnson, J. R. Brown, Frank Grindstaff, Otto Ebeling, T. B. Skaggs, Thos. F. Odiorne, Herbert Tate, Dr. I. J. Dawson,, J. H. Chamberlain
  13. Marble Falls Messenger - Rededication Issue; "124 of the Early Settlers of Marble Falls"
  14. Marble Falls Messenger - Rededication Issue  24 May 1962; "Marble Falls Marker to be Rededicated Saturday" with picture of A. R. Johnson standing beside marker.
  15. The American-Statesman 4 Sep 1960; "General's Idea Carried on by Modern Men of Vision" by Glory Posey.
  16. Picture of the Marble Falls Water plant from the Nov. 3, 1960 Marble Falls Messenger
  17. Copy of letter to Thelma, from Margarite Hester, dated 5 June '73
  18. Marble Falls Messenger undated; "Notice of Election"
  19. Marble Falls Messenger 1910; "in the New Post Office"
  20. Marble Falls Messenger 15 Sep 1921; "Floods To Much Damage" "In Two Days 17.55 Inches of Rain Falls in Marble Falls"
  21. Unknown, undated newspaper; "Marble Falls Cut Into Three Islands"
  22. Marble Falls Messenger April 1945; "Some Early History of Marble Falls"
  23. Marble Falls Messenger April 1924; "Early Days in Marble Falls" by S. M. Ussery 3-pg typewritten copy.
  24. Marble Falls Messenger 20 April 1960; "Some Early Facts About Marble Falls"
  25. Marble Falls Messenger 15 Mar 1962; "Found at Last"
  26. Marble Falls Messenger 24 May 1962; Picture of 3 youngsters, Robert Lehnhoff, Mary Alice Full, and Bret Hatfield with Carl Frasier when they found Marble Falls Monument.
  27. The Highlander 26 July 1962; Marble Falls 75th Anniversary Edition. Includes history of Marble Falls College, several floods, many businesses.
  28. Undated picture of City Hall
  29. Copy from unknown book, page titled "1st City Officials of Marble Falll, Tex. Elected June 8, 1907
  30. The Highlander 18 Nov 1971; "1896 Explosion Kills, Maims at Granite Mtn." by Greg Olds. Names mentioned include: G. W. Lacy, W. H. Westfall, N. L. Norton, Lewis Ball, Thomas Darrough, George Darrough, Samuel Peters, Tom Conley, Samuel Peters
  31. The Highlander 29 June 1972; "Looking Back at Burnet County Land" by Frank C. Rigler
  32. The Highlander 10 April 1975; "The Story of Marble Falls, Texas" "A City Laid Out by a Blind Man" by Stella Gipson Polk.
  33. The Highlander 4 Mar 1976; "Marble Falls Named Bicentennial City"
  34. The Highlander 24 June 1976; "When Liveoaks Grew in the Middle of Main Street" "Half a Century in Marble Falls" by Betty MacNabb. Includes picture of Jeannette Jones, and picture of the Marble Falls Mill Company building, the only solid granite school, and Central Christian Church.
  35. The Highlander 24 Mar 1977; "Granite Mountain & Marble Falls Railroad Gazette, Depot Dedication"
  36. The Highlander 8 Sep 1983; "A Little work brings renewal to Main Street" by Maria Kirschner. Includes picture of Dr. Robert and Mary Delaney in front of 1983. 
  37. The Highlander 20 June 1985; "Marble Falls circa 1925" by Betty MacNabb.
  38. Precinct 4 of Marble Falls - handwritten notes from Mrs. Houy
  39. The Highlander 22 Oct 1987; "MF history celebrated"
  40. The Picayune 13 April 1991; "Granite, cotton and other industries in town" by Willie Herbert Miller
  41. The Highlander 2 Dec 1976; "Hill Country Turns Out 1,000 Strong for Bicentennial" by Suzanne Brown
  42. The Picayune 23 Mar 2003; "Remembrances about Main Street Marble Falls" by Willie Herbert Miller.
  43. The Picayune 30 Mar 1993; "Three trees in the middle of the road" by Willie Herbert Miller
  44. The Picayune 6 Apr 1993; "Businesses just off Main Street" by Willie Herbert Miller"
  45. The Highlander 3 Aug 1994; "Old real estate guide worth a grand in gold" by Jim Ogg
  46. Texas Highways July 1998; two articles: 1) "Take It For Granite" by Larry D. Hodge; and 2) Marble Falls: A Lakeside Treasure" by Rosemary Williams.
  47. The Picayune 13 Feb 2002; "The Way It Was/Marble Falls: In the beginning" by Linda Ware.
  48. The Picayune 6 Mar 2002; "The Way It Was/Marble Falls: When cotton was king"
  49. The Picayune 27 Mar 2002; "Early banking in Burnet County" by Linda Ware. 
  50. The Picayune 1 May 2002; "Murder on Main Street" by Linda Ware. Includes picture of Bud Tatum. He hid out with Manley Turner.
  51. The Picayune 17 July 2002; "Marble Falls was last home to Texas Governor O. M. Roberts" by Linda Ware.
  52. The River Cities Tribune 6 Sep 2002; 1) "The Way It Was/Fifty years ago, another disaster happened on 9-11"  "Flood of '52 remembered" by Dale Tucker; 2) "Mother Nature has a mind of her own" by Duane Michel.
  53. The River Cities Tribune 15 Nov 2002; "The Way It Was/Early Marble Falls remembered" - memories of Bill Miller
  54. The River Cities Tribune 2 Feb 2004; "Walgreens coming to Marble Falls
  55. The River Cities Tribune 19 Nov 2004; "Soggy weather brings flooding"
  56. Hill Country magazine, Winter 2004; "Walkway of Lights" by John Hallowell
  57. River Cities Tribune" 15 Apr 2005; "Frank Fickett donates $250,000 for new Texas Tech University campus" by L Odom
  58. The Llano Buzz 27 Sep 2005; "Marble Falls looks into the future, San Antonio-style" by Angela Timmons
  59. The Picayune 23 Nov 2005; "Highland Lakes sculptor molds wonder and splendor by hand" by Daniel Clifton. About Dan Pogue
  60. The River Cities Tribune 9 Dec 2005; "Annexations discussed by City of Marble Falls"
  61. The River Cities Tribune 22 July 2005; "J. M. Huber mines the stuff of life while city looks south" by Shannon Lowry.
  62. Lake Country Life 16 Aug 2006; "A landmark beneath the waters" by Kyle Keller
  63. Lake County Life 9-15 May 2007; "Storytellers/Nona Fox"
  64. The Highlander 3 July 2007; "Marble Falls Begins Recovery"
  65. The Picayune 11 July 2007; "Founder's Day a window on History" by Virginia Beck. 
  66. Undated article from Lake Country Life; "Around a tree" by Angela Timmons; about ancient oak tree in Old Oak Square
  67. Lake Country Life 24 June 2009; "Old electric plant has rocky background" by Dale Fry
  68. The Picayune 13 July 2011; picture of Jane Knapik selling books at annual Founders' Day Celebration.
  69. The Highlander 10 July 2012; picture of new construction of Marble Falls Visitor Center
  70. Lake Country Life; 11-17 July 2012; "Founders Day celebration marks 125 years of community" by Adam Troxtell. Includes pitures of Museum exhibits..
  71. The Highlander 24 July 2012; "Marble Falls' Founders Day 125th festivities a success" - Letter to the Editor from The Falls on the Colorado Museum Board of Directors. Second article
  72. Tle entitled "Limestone king in Marble Falls" by Katie White
  73. The Highlander 4 Dec 2012; "Bridge Awaiting a Plaque" - the pony truss bridge served as one-lane crossing over Double Horn Creek for 73 years before it was moved to Johnson Park.
  74. Highland Lakes Weekly 29 Mar 2013; Front page picture of New Visitor Center in Marble Falls.
  75. 2014 Lake Country Newcomers' Guide - Information on Marble Falls
  76. Highland Lakes Weekly 11 July 2014; "Founders Day July 12 in Marble Falls"
  77. Several undated newspaper articles: 1) "The Way it Was/Marble Falls: When cotton was king" by Linda Ware; 2)A street scene in early Marble Falls; 3) Looking Backward/$25,000 fire in Marble Falls; 4) "Historic Preservation Society sets organizational meeting (Marble Falls Historic Preservation Society)"Marble Falls ice factory; 
  78. Copy of letter from Marble Falls Chamber of Commerce, Highway Paving Committee, proposing the paving of Highway 281.
  79. Copies of photographs: 11 inches of snow (3); Main St & 3rd facing west including Wallace House and Green Bakery;110 lb pumpkin; Marble Falls Buildings

Marble Falls Bridge
  1. Copy of picture "Bridge Old Marble Falls2"
  2. Copy of picture "Bridge, Old Marble Falls"
  3. Copy of picture "Bridge, Old Marble Falls3"
  4. Copy of picture "Bridge Old Marble Falls Flood(1)"
  5. Copy of picture "Bridge Old Marble Falls Flood (2)"
  6. Copy of picture "Bridge, Old Marble Falls Flood (3)"
  7. Copy of picture "Bridge, Old Marble Falls Flood (4)"
  8. Highland Lakes Newspapers undated; "Here today, gone...by 2010"
  9. The Highlander 29 May 2012; "281 bridge work ahead of schedule"
  10. The Picayune 11 July 2012; "The 1951 blasting of city's marble falls was a spectacle for many" by Linda Ware
  11. The Highlander 25 Dec 2012; "281 Bridge Complete; First Car Crosses"
  12. The Highlander 26 Feb 2013; "Public wants meeting over 281 implosion"
  13. The Highlander 1-4 Mar 2013; "Demolition group to meet public"
  14. The Highlander 5 Mar 2013; "Public can ask questions today/Fire marshall OKs explosives permit"
  15. The Highlander 8-11 Mar 2013"Bridge dust sends residents packing"
  16. The Highlander 11 Mar 2013; "Citizens question TxDOT about implosion"
  17. The Highlander 12 Mar 2013; "esidents must manage during bridge implosion"
  18. Burnet Bulletin 13 Mar 2013; "Sunday implosion will end 77 years for the 281 bridge"
  19. Highland Lakes Weekly 15 Mar 2013 & 22 Mar 2013; "Going Down in History!" - implosion of old Marble Falls bridge
  20. The Highlander 19 Mar 2013; "Blast fells historic bridge"
  21. The Highlander 19 Mar 2013; "Close Call - Bridge shrapnel strikes boater"
  22. The Highlander 15-18 Mar 2013; "Countdown to bridge implosion begins"
  23. The Llano News 20 Mar 2013; "With a Bang, not a Whimper"
  24. The Highlander 2 April 2013; "2nd bridge implosion set"
  25. Burnet Bulletin 10 July 2013; "US 281 bridge issues to get fix 'later'"
  26. The Highlander 21 May 2013; "2nd phase of US 281 bridge begins"
  27. Burnet Bulletin 22 May 2013; "2nd phase of US 281 bridge begins"
  28. The Highlander 25 Mar 2014; "US 281 bridge construction on track"
  29. The Highland Lakes Weekly 18 July 2014; picture of new Marble Falls bridge
  30. The Highlander 1-4 Aug 2014; "Marble Falls bridge closures expected in August"
  31. Citizen's Gazette 5 Oct 2014; "Finally, It's A Bridge/Marble Falls welcomes Hwy 281 span"
Marble Falls Depot
  1. Application Form for Official Texas Historical Marker for Marble Falls Depot
  2. Wording for Historical Marker
  3. Original floor plan of depot
  4. 1979 Floor Plan
  5. 5 pictures of depot in 1907 and 1979
  6. "Train Depot/Visitor Center History"
  7. The Highlander 27 May 1976; "Soon to be Restored Depot Was Once Town's Social Hub" by Betty MacNabb
  8. Unknown newspaper dated 25 Nov 1976; "Volunteers Needed for Depot Restoration Project" by Betty MacNabb
  9. The Highlander 10 Feb 1977; pictures of depot
  10. Depot Dedication Commemorative Edition, 26 Mar 1977
  11. The Highlander 24 Mar 1977; "Marble Falls Dedicates Restored Depot Saturday"
  12. Lake Country Life 2-8 Jan 2013; "Train depot"
  13. Folder of miscellaneous depot info
Michel's Drug Store
  1. Application for Offficial Texas Historical Marker
  2. Letter dated 21 July 1982 from Doug Michel giving some history of the drug store
  3. Texas Highways May 1982; "Michel's" by Rob McCorkle (2 copies)
  4. Texas Pharmacy July 1976; "Texas Pharmacy Bicentennial Column by E. Wood Hall, Ph.D. with information on the Michel Drug Store from 1891 to 1976.
  5. Copy of deed from E. L. Michel to E. G. Michel, dated 25 Nov 1905.
  6. Copy of article from Texas Parade entitled "The Dream that would not Die" with picture of Michel Drug Store

Mason County
  1. The Highlander 10 July 1975; "The Blockhouse Ranch" by Stella Gipson Polk
  2. Frontier Times Mar 1929; "Brief History of the Early Days in Mason County
  3. The Highlander  28 Mar 1974; "Murder of a Pioneer School Girl" by Stella Gibson Polk. About death of Adele Kaufmann.
  4. The Picayune 22 Oct 1991; "Fritz Grote Sr. and Fritz Grote Jr. Mason County Pioneers, con't." by Stella Gipson Polk
  5. Hill Country Magazine Winter 2004; "Micro-Winery comes to Mason"
  6. Hill Country Magazine Winter 2004; "Tank Houses of Mason" by Suzanne Labry
  7. Llano Buzz 20 Sep 2006; "Odeon Theater opens Mason Country Opry" by Dale Fry
  8. Lake Country Life 1-7 Oct 2008; "Fred Gipson"
  9. Lake Country Life 6-12 Mar 2013; "Panning for the Texas Topaz" by Lyn Odom
  10.  Austin American-Statesman 21 May 2014;  picture of The Reynolds-Seaquist House
  11. CD of Seaquist House pictures, 2014
  12. Mason County News 12 Nov 2014
  13. Highland Lakes Weekly 23 Jan 2015; "Explore Mason, Texas!" by John Hallowell
  14. Unknown, undated newspaper article; "Farewell to country post offices" by Stella Gipson Polk
  15. Llano News 14 Oct 2015; "Opinion: The Battle Over Wind Farms"
  16. Brochure - Mason County Historical Commission Annual Historical Symposium, Seaquist House Grounds. "A History of the Seaquist House". Includes a small brochure on the mansion.
  17. Texas Co-op Power February 2016; "Hill Country Gem" by Lydia Saldana - "Mason combines history and natural treasures for a laid-back getaway"

Masonic Lodges

Blazing Star #413
  1. "A Short History of Blazing Star Lodge #413"  - founding members were Albert Giesecke, W. N. Hays, and Joseph Giger
  2. Deed Book W, P. 172; Texas M & Impt Co. sells to Blazing Star Lodge, Lot 2, Blk 34, on which to build a hall or building, dated 9 June 1890.
  3. The Highlander 11 July 1974, p. 4C; "Blazing Star Lodge Marks Centennial" - includes picture of R. C. Holbrook, Nick Mastro, Tommy Shifflett, Ronny Hibler, W. Walker, Dan B. Jordan, J. H. Frazier.
  4. Llano Journal 17 Mar 2010; "Masonic Temple stands test of time" by Ashleigh Whaley. 
Burnet Chapter & Council No. 453 R.A.M. & No. 368
  1. Membership roll to 24 June 1992 (2 copies)
Order of Eastern Star Chapter #425, Burnet
  1. Membership roll to 1 June 1992
Lake Victor Lodge # 101 AF and AM
  1. Booklet entitled "History of Lake Victor Lodge No. 1011" from 1909-1959, compiled by Maurice C. Shelby (2 copies)
Robert E. Lee Lodge #431, AF and AM
  1. Booklet entitled "History of Robert E. Lee Lodge No. 431, AF and AM
Norton Moses Lodge #336 (Leander)
  1. Unknown, undated newspaper; "Norton Moses Lodge celebrates 100 years"
Mountain Lodge #277 (Hopewell)
  1. Document giving returns of 1868, 1871, etc
  2. "The Texas Freemason,: November 1858"
Mount Horeb Lodge #137
  1. Before and after pictures of Mount Horeb Lodge Historical Marker (3 copies)
  2. Transcription of wording of Mount Horeb Lodge Historical Marker
  3. "Personal Masonic History of Edward White, 1923-1973"
  4. "History of Mt. Horeb Chapter No. 57 R.A.M. from 1857 to 1957, compiled by Edward White
  5. "History of Mount Horeb Lodge No. 137 from 1854-1954, compiled by Edward White and contains accounts as Written by the Late B. H. Stewart" (2 copies)
  6. The Highlander 16 Mar 1972; "Mt. Horeb - The Area's Oldest Masonic Lodge" by Greg Olds (3 copies)
Naruna Lodge #1234
  1. "Brief History of Naruna Lodge No. 1234 AF & AM (Demised)
Ruthven Lodge #248
  1. History of "Ruthven Lodge #248 AM & AM Demised, 1860-1870"
Henry Thomas Lodge #278 (Smithwick)
  1. "History of Thomas Lodge No. 275 AF & AM, Smithwick, Texas"
  2. Returns of Henry Thomas Lodge
  3. Abstract of some of Smithwick Lodge Minutes. Names mentioned include: Wm. Moore, Calvin Hall, J. F. Burton, C. S. Boultinghouse, G. W. Hastings
  4. Copy of Proceedings of Henry Thomas Lodge No. 275 of free and accepted Masons working under Disppensation and Charter A.D. 1865, A.L. 5865, Texas
  5. Unnamed, undated newspaper; "Dedication of Henry Thomas Lodge at Smithwick"
  6. Unnamed, undated newspaper; "Lodge at Smithwick Endures the Years"
  7. Unnamed, undated newspaper, "Smithwick Freemasonry" by Jason Hanselka, HLN Correspondent

Valley Lodge #175
  1. "History of Valley Lodge No. 175 AF & AM"
  2. "Worshipful Masters and Secretaries, Valley Lodge No. 175 AF and AM, Burnet, Texas"
  3. "High Priests and Secretaries, Burnet Chapter No. 453 RAM, Burnet, Texas"
  4. "Thrice Illustrious Masters and Recorders, Burnet Council No. 368 R & SM, Burnet, Texas"
  5. "Burnet Chapter No. 94 RAM, Burnet, Texas, Chartered June 18th, 1870, Charter Arrested August 24th, 1933"
  6. "Burnet Council No. 57 R & SM, Burnet, Texas, Chartered December 3rd, 1907"
  7. "Worthy Matrons and Worthy Patrons and Secretaries of Burnet Chapter No. 425, Order of Eastern Star, Burnet, Texas"
  8. "Worshipful Masters and Secretaries, Valley Lodge No. 175 AF and AM, Burnet, Texas"
  9. "High Priests and Secretaries, Burnet Chapter No. 453 RAM, Burnet, Texas"
  10. "Burnet Chapter No. 94 RAM, Burnet, Texas, Chartered June 18th, 1870, Charter Arrested August 24th, 1933"
  11. "Burnet Council No. 57 R & SM, Burnet, Texas, Chartered December 3rd, 1907."
  12. "Worthy Matrons and Worthy Patrons and Secretaries of Burnet Chapter No. 425, Order of Eastern Star, Burnet, Texas"
  13. Membership List of Valley Lodge No. 175 AF & AM, Burnet, Texas do date 06-24-1992"
  14. Program - "Leveling of the Cornerstone, Valley Lodge No. 175 AF & AM, Friday, November 14, 1969, Burnet, Texas"
  15. Program - "Dedication of the New Masonic Building", Valley Lodge No. 175 AF & AM, Wednesday, June 24, 1970, Burnet, Texas (2 copies)
  16. "Supplemental History of Valley Lodge No. 175, AF & AM, Burnet, Texas"
  17. Copy of Application, The Texas Historical Building Medallion, Burnet Masonic Lodge and supporting documents
  18. List of 50 year members of Valley Lodge No. 175, from Masonic Temple
  19. Messenger 2 April 1970; "picture of Burnet Masonic Lodge
  20. The Highlander 5 Aug 1965; "Masonic Lodge In Use for Over 100 Years; Is Burnet's Oldest Building" by Frances Weisinger
  21. The Highlander 25 Mar 1971; "Places to Go to Sample Burnet County History" by Greg Olds. Includes information on "Masonic Hall" 
  22. Burnet Bulletin 21 Feb 1974; "THEN and NOW, The Oldest Building in Burnet" by Darrell Debo. (3 copies)
  23. Burnet Bulletin 27 July 2005; "Local Mason's dedicate 150th Anniversary Year to community service"
  24. Burnet Bulletin 24 May 2006; "Sesquicentennial celebration at Valley Lodge" by Raymond Bronk
  25. The River Cities Daily Tribune 26 May 2006; "Burnet Masonic Lodge celebrates 150 Years" by Ray Bronk.
  26. The Burnet Bulletin 24 Jan 2007; "Hill Country history is lodged here" by Chris Crews. 
  27. The Burnet Bulletin 20 June 2012; "BCISD manager given community award"

Meadowlakes in Marble Falls
  1. The Highlander 2 Oct 2007; "Meadowlakes now 'Hidden Falls'" (incomplete)
  2. Brochure "Meadowlakes in Marble Falls" dated 1976
Mecklenburg Signers and their Neighbors by Worth Ray

Microfilm From Burnet Bulletin
  1. Listing with dates of important history from The Burnet Bulletin
Migration Trails
  1. "Early Migration Trails by Water and Land" by Mrs. R. Taylor Drake


Military, Misc.
  1. River Cities Tribune 8 Apr 2005; "Military reservists and child support services: State stands ready to assist parents in meeting obligations" by Attorney General Greg Abbot
  2. Burnet Bulletin 8 Mar 2006; "Local VFW Post plans housing for diabled vets"
  3. The Picayune 24 May 2006; "Memorial Day means more than barbecues and Sales"
  4. Citizens Gazette, undated, "County to build memorial for those who served"
  5. Citizens Gazette19 July 2006; "The Big Dig" - work on Veteran's Memorial
  6. Daily Tribune 2 Sep 2006; Picture of the near completed Burnet History Plaza
  7. Program, The Burnet County Genealogical Society and the Burnet County Library System are proud to present "A Veteran's Day Tribute Honoring our Veterans, 11 Nov 2006
  8. Llano Buzz 15 Nov 2006; "Veterans memorial dedicated" by Chris Crews
  9. Burnet Bulletin 22 Nov 2006; "VFW says thanks" - Pictures of VFW presenting certificates of appreciation to various businesses.
  10. The Picayune 18 Nov 2009; "Fort Hood images don't stop Veterans Day" by Rachel Bryson
  11. Citizens Gazette 30 May 2012; "Solemn Occasion"
  12. Highland Lakes Weekly 1 Jun 2012; "Memorial Day in Burnet" - pictures of Memorial day ceremonies
  13. The Highlander 8-11 Feb 2013; "Dentist to battle cavities in Kuwait" by Adam Troxtel. About Dr. Gregory Sopel
  14. The Picayune 6 Nov 2013; "From Oklahoma to North Pole: Veteran recounts life, family history" by Daniel Clifton - about Rear Admiral Albert Kelin
  15. Burnet Bulletin 19 Nov 2014; "Vet reunites with teacher" - Major David O'Leary and his 2nd grade teacher, Camilla Butler
  16. The Picayune 20 May 2015; "Remembering Our Fallen" - lists names of fallen World War II forward
  17. The Highlander 16 June 2015; "Vet encourages others to make DC trip" by Alexandria Randolph. Vietnam vet Pat Stryk journeyed to war monuments in Washington, DC with group of military veterans.
  18. The Highlander 6 Nov 2015; several articles on Veterans Day: 1) "Local fallen Faces sought"; Janna Hoehn seeking information on local fallen heroes; 2) Salute to veterans set Nov. 11 by HLRW; 3) "Highland Lakes veterans invited to take part in Falls museum's Nov. 11 program"
  19. The Highlander 10 Nov 2015; "Highland Lakes area sets programs honoring veterans tomorrow" - Includes picture of Dennis Maier and George Forster sharing recollections.
  20. The Highlander 13 Nov 2015; "The Highland Lakes recognizes veterans for service and sacrifice. About veterans day services. 
  21. The Picayune 27 Jan 2016; "Past Uncovered" - Marble Falls resident George Collins did not know his father's fate until decades later, when George Raymond Scruggs' history and then his remains were unearthed in the Dominican Republic.
Civil War
  1. Texas Historical Commission "Texas in the Civil War"
  2. Roll of Capt. C. C. Arnett's Company, Texas Volunteer Infantry, Mustered for the War at Camp Terry, near Austin, By R. T. Allen, M.O.
  3. Civil War Veterans, Confederate Soldiers Buried in Liberty Hill Cemetery, Williamson County
  4. Civil War Veterans Buried in Williamson County, Texas, published in Our Heritage, San Antonio Genealogical Society
  5. Company L, First Regiment Texas Volunteer Infantry
  6. Company M, First Regiment Texas Volunteer Infantry
  7. Frontier Times January 1926; "State Troops on the Frontier". Capt. Standifer's Company and Capt. Dorbandt's Company
  8. Civil War Research at the Texas State Archives from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  9. Copy of front page of book "General Tom Green 'A Fightin Texas'" by Odie Faulk; includes pictures of Tom Green and his tombstone in Oakwood Cemetery, Austin.
  10. Roster of Bedford Forrest Camp No. 1609, U.C.V., Liberty Hill and Leander; and Roll of Camps, United Confederate Veterans, Division of Texas
  11. "Some Burnet County Confederate Veterans," dated June 1914, from U.C.V.
  12. Transcription of Mountain Remnant Brigade, United Confederate Veterans, Annual Reunions from the Marble Falls Messenger; 1908, 1909, 1910, plus copies of the newspapers.
  13. A Revised List of Indigents & Dependents of Texas Soldiers of Burnet County, Texas, dated March 1st 1865; A list of Idigents in Burnet County entitled to the benefit of appropriates made by the Legislation by act appeared December 15th 1863
  14. Letter from Harriet Smither, State Archivist, Texas State Library, dated 21 Dec 1942, giving military information on Thomas B. Lewis, who enlisted in Captain R. T. Posey's company, Mountain Guards, Texas Cavalry, Burnet County, 27tyh Brigade, Texas Militia, along with one muster roll of the company
  15. List of Known Confederate Buried in Burnet County, compiled by Darrell Debo 1-16-86 with one additional sheet attached.
  16. Petition No. 51, from Burnet County to F. R. Lubbock (1862 or 1863) asking for consideration the claims of James P. Magill of Burnet
  17. List of Confederate Widow/Pensioners, Fletcher Matthews, H. A. Chadwi from State of Texas (12 pages)
  18. Copy of photograph of Reunion of a group of Confederate Soldiers, taken in Marble Falls 1900-1902
  19. Vicksburg Currents May 1988
  20. The Picayune 7 Feb 1996; "Civil War wife waits in Double Horn for news of soldier" - letters written by Levi Lamont Wight and his wife Sophia during the Civil War.The 
  21. The River Cities Tribune 28 Dec 2001; "The Civil War years in Burnet County" by Linda Ware. Includes picture of the home built by Robert Burnam near Double Horn Creek.
  22. The Llano News 18 Apr 2012; "Training for the Civil War" by Karylon Hallmark Russell
  23. The Llano News 3 Apr 2013; "The Civil War: The Good, Bad & Ugly (Part One)" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes pictre of tombstone of Franklin Breazeale, eary Honey Creek store-saloon owner.
  24. The Llano News  17 Apr 2013; "The Civil War: The Good, Bad, And Ugly (Part Three)" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes picture of Adam R. Johnson. Other names mentioned include: Alexander Chism, George Battle, Robert Redden Metz, Charles Peter Turberville, Paul J. Watkins, Joseph A. Alexander, Franklin P. Epperson, Martin D. King, William Henry Bales, John B. Pankey, John S. Atchison, John Wilson Crain, George W. Draper, Henry Pardue Haynes, George Battle, Wiley Edward Thornton, Miles Barler, Clinton Breazeale, James K. Arant, Fletcher Matthews, H. A. Chadwick, Jerry Fleming, Henry William Hillman, Henry Russell McInnis, William Arnold, Levi Arnold
  25. The Llano News 24 April 2013; "Camp Douglas: Best Kept Secret of The Civil War" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes picture of William Richard Arnold, early Bluffton store owner, and the monument in honor of the men who died as prisoners of war at Camp Douglas.
  26. Llano County Journal 22 Apr 2015; "Confederate vetera honored" by Glynis Crawford Smith. About James Lowery King
  27. The Llano News 20 May 2015; "In The Shadow of..." by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes picture of General Albert Sidney Johnston.
  28. Burnet Bulletin 21 Oct 2015; "Hood's Texas Brigade honored with Capitol onument" by Bartee Haile
  29. undated Lake Country Life;  "Preserving Confederate heritage" by George Hatt
Spanish American War (Nothing in folder)

World War I
  1. Burnet Bulletin 24 Aug 1939; "Burnet County Soldiers and Sailors in World War I"
  2. 2nd undated, unknown nespaper; "Burnet County Soldiers and Sailors (2 copies)
  3. Marble Falls Messenger 26 July 1917; "Names Drawn in the Draft" - lists names. Also transcription of article
  4. List of Burnet County Veterans of World War I
  5. Burnet county men who died in World War I and II
  6. List of young men from Oatmeal who served in the Armed Forces 
  7. Copy of letter from Camp Mead dated 12-2-1917, another dated 10/30/1917
  8. Marble Falls Messenger 8/16/1917; "List of Persons Whose Claims for Exemption from Military Service were Rejected by the Local Board" + "Additional Men to Appear Next Week for Examination by Local Board" + "I Am The Boy in Khaki" + "Thinking of the Boys"
  9. Marble Falls Messenger 9 Aug 1917; "List of Names of Persons in the Order of Their Liability for Military Service" continued 23 Aug 1917
  10. World War I in Burnet County, internet links
  11. World War I Internet Links
  12. The Llano News 29 July 2009; "Looking Back to 1920" by John Hallowell. Includes picture of T. J. Watkins, World War I sailors, Lee Duncan and Patsy Parker
  13. Selected pages of "A Short History and Photographic Record of the 360th Infantry, Texas Brigade, 1918"
World War II
  1. Marble Falls Boys in World War II
  2. In Memoriam, War Dead of World War II of Burnet County
  3. Burnet County Men Who Died in World War I and II
  4. List of Young men from Oatmeal Community who served in the Armed Forces
  5. Burnet and nearby Counties World War II Casualties from Rootsweb
  6. Unknown source "German Bunkers found..." pages 162 and 163
  7. Fort Worth Star-Telegram 7 July 1946; "Army Honor Roll for Texas In War World II" "15764 Deaths State's Price in U.S. Victory"
  8. Unknown newspaper dated 20 May 1993; "Ex-POWs share memories with students" "Hold reunion in Burnet" - Includes picture of Jim Vilcalvi, Emery Chesmore, Corner Lett, Art Leedy
  9. Letter dated 1 Feb 2002 to Cookie Wallace from Chas T. Boyce, Jr., requesting information on Charles Thomas Boyce
  10. Obituary for James B. Baker who died 21 May 2003. Baker was a prisoner of war in Germany
  11. Burnet Bulletin 2 June 2004; Picture of Dorman Reed telling stories of Memorial Days to Cooper Stutelville
  12. San tonio Express-News June 6 2004; "Memorial speaks to those who remember"
  13. River Cities Tribune 28 May 2004; "Local WWII veterans off for National WWII Memorial" by Shannon Lowry
  14. The Llano News 8 Dec 2004; "A soldier remembers Pearl Harbor" - about Olvis Osbourn
  15. Llano News 17 Feb 2005; "Iwo Jima reinactment set for this weekend"
  16. Burnet Bulletin 22 Nov 2006; "VFW says thanks"
  17. San Antonio Express News 18 Apr 2007; "Doolittle Raiders are treated like star
  18. Austin American-Statesman 16 Aug 2007; "Texas tribute to World War II veterans is etched in stone"
  19. Obituary for Gale Ligon of Llano who died 8 Mar 2008. Ligon served in World War II
  20. The Highlander 6 Feb 2008; "Kingsland man remembers WWII battles" "France honors 60 years later" by George Hatt. About Noel Long of Kingsland
  21. Lake Country Life 20-26 June 2009; "Downed in enemy territory" - about Joe Randerson of Llano
  22. The Picayune 25 Feb 2009; "Honoring Our Veteran of the Week" - Harry William Deal
  23. The Picayune 11 Mar 2009; "Honoring Our Veteran of the Week" - Ted Jordan
  24. The Picayune 21 Oct 2009; "Honoring Our Veteran of the Week" - Edward M. Yturri
  25. The Picayune 18 Nov 2009; "Honoring Our Veteran of the Week" - John Oliver Adams"
  26. The Picayune 11 Nov 2009; "Honoring Our Veteran of the Week" - Gene Van Horn
  27. The Picayune 2 Dec 2009; "Honoring Our Veteran of the Week" - Jim Luther
  28. The Picayune 9 Dec 2009; "Honoring Our Veteran of the Week" - Rex Jackson
  29. Fort Worth Star-Telegram, undated newspaper; "Fredericksburg WWII museum getting bigger and better" by Art Chapman
  30. The Llano News 7 Dec 2011; "Honoring a Soldier From WWII" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes picture of Olvis O. Osbourn
  31. The Llano News 7 Nov 2012; "Honories A WWII Pacific Veteran" by Karyo
  32. lyn Hallmark Russell. Includes picture of Randall C. Hallmark
  33. The Picayune 8 Feb 2012; "Bertram woman helped build planes that won World War II" by Daniel Clifton. Includes picture of Katy Campbell Hall
  34. The Highlander 7 Dec 2012; Remembering Pearl Harbor" by Alexandria Randolph
  35. The Picayune 12 Dec 2012; "Set in Stone" by Daniel Clifton - about Tina Burnham's memories of World War II service
  36. Highland Lakes Weekly 2 May 2014; Joe Randerson shown as recipient of a Quilt of Valor from Texas Hills Quilters
  37. The Picayune 22 Apr 2015; Retired fighter pilot from Horseshoe Bay returns to P-51 cockpit" by Daniel Clifton
  38. Copy of picture of Herman E. Buck, along with bio information.
  39. The Highlander; "Veterans Head to Normandy for D-Day Anniversary" by Charlotte Buikema. Jake McNiece and Thomas Young headed to Normandy. Part 1 28 May 2004, Part 2 4 June 2004.
  40. Austin American-Statesman "63 years later, veterans vividly recall Pearl Harbor attack;" "A Day to Honor, Remember" by Karem Said
  41. Burnet Bulletin 24 Nov 2004; "BCGS hosts oral history program" with picture of Thelma (Provence) O'Malley
  42. Program for World War II Oral History Project (undated). Inside includes picture of Thelma (Provence) O'Malley dated 1944, and Maxine Cullison and husband Sgt. Elmer L. Cullison
  43. List of World War II participants from Burnet County.
  44. Information on Gwyn Voy Wilks from Burnet who served in US Army. Material supplied by Editha J. Thomason. (12 pages)
  45. Llano News 15 June 2005;"Looking Back In Time..." - June 14, 1984; June 17, 1965; June 14, 1945
  46. Kingsland Current 2 Feb 2005; "Theiss and McCray help reenact Iwo Jima" - Held in Fredericksburg Feb 19 and 20.
  47. "General Marshall's Victory Report On the Winning of World War II in Europe and the Pacific". Includes names of war dead from Burnet, and list of men and women who served from Burnet County.
  48. The River Cities Tribune 26 Nov 2004; "Authors, former POW, to speak at Pearl Harbor Day Dec. 7"
  49. Llano News 6 July 2005; Carl Inn of Llano thanks to veterans: Mike Cates, Arden Drake, Lawrence james, Jeff Moore, Larry Jordan, James Clements, John Bauman, Willbrun Heys, Victor Thum, William Galayda.
  50. The River Cities Tribune 4 Feb 2005; "Museum to honor 60th anniversary of Battle of Iwo Jima"
  51. San Antonio Express-News 20 Feb 2005; "Iwo Jima Remembered" by Sig Christenson
  52. The River Cities Tribune 8 Oct 2004; "Hill Country publisher saves WWII memories"
  53. The Citizens Gazette 30 June 2004; "Red, White & True Blue" - pictures of the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C.
  54. Burnet Bulletin 9 June 2004; "We Remember" - Local veterans gather in Bertram for Memorial Day. Includes picture of Nathan Hullum, Joe Ware, Allan Miller, Floyd Watson, and Arnold Salinas
  55. Picayune 19 Oct 2005; "Wanted: World War II veterans" by Daniel Clifton. About BCGS Oral History project.
  56. Burnet Bulletin 9 May 2007; "Rangers honor fallen WWII hero" - military honors for Leroy T. Button, member of historic 5th Ranger Battalion.
  57. Hill Country magazine Spring 2007; "Fighting for Freedom" by Gayle Waldrip.
  58. The Picayune 7 Jan 2009; "Honoring Our Veteran of the Week" - Lyell J. Henderson
  59. The Picayune 21 Jan 2009; "Honoring Our Veteran of the Week" - Velmer Steckman
  60. The Picayune 10 Dec 2008; "Honoring Our Veteran of the Week" - Ralph W. Nault
  61. San Antonio Express News 18 Apr 2007; "Doolittle Raiders get star billing"
  62. The Picayune 11 Dec 2002; "Remembering Pearl Harbor, World War II vet now soldiers for the Lord" - about Wyatt Hammond
  63. Austin American-Statesman 6 Dec 1991; "World War II takes its toll on 4 Central Texas Towns" by Chuck Lindell. Includes pictures of Robert Tays of New Braunfels, Cecil Long of Bastrop
  64. The Picayune 11 Nov 2009; "Honoring the Best & the Bravest!" - Pictures "Jim Thomas, J. C. Stevens, Vern Green, Bob Forbes, Joseph Tomme, Eugene Dillon, Jerry Hays, William Francis, Bill Hickman, Harold Spann
  65. The Llano News 2 June 2010; "One of the Greatest" by John Hallowell. About Joe Randerson
  66. Highland Lakes Weekly 18 Nov 2011; "Highland Lakes war hero" by John Hallowell; about Joe Randerson.
  67. Highland Lakes Weekly 11 May 2012; picture of L. J. Henderson presenting Navy colors at Memorial Day ceremony on the Burnet square.
  68. Lake Country Life 23-29 May 2007; "A vet finds love in Egypt" - about James Laugherty
  69. The Highlander 24-27 Jan 2014; "Diving In, World War II veteran recalls role as gunner" by Emily Zendt - James Walker
  70. The Picayune 20 May 2015; "Stubby Baker helped capture Guadalcanal, received Purple Heart" by Daniel Clifton. About death of Baker.
  71. Highland Lakes Weekly  27 Feb 2015; WWII vet Conway Laxson visits Freedom Flyers hangar
  72. Highland Lakes Weekly 24 Oct 2014; "An American Hero" by John Hallowell. About Herschel Pruitt.
  73. The Picayune 23 May 2001; "They were all heroes" by Linda Bass Cauffman. Includes picture of Linda Bass Cauffman with her parents Howard and Corinne Bass.
  74. Hill Country magazine Spring 2007; "Fighting for Freedom" by Gayle Waldrip. Includes picture of John Waldrip who served as a Bombardier on a B-17 during WWII.
  75. Hill Country magazine Spring 2007; "Hill Country home front" by Carole Goble
  76. unknown newspaper which 9  Aug 1945; " Spicewood Soldier Enjoys A Furlough at French Riviera" - about Booth Tatum.
  77. Marble Falls Messenger July 1944; Letter from Seaman Virgil C. Haydon, also letter from Sergeant R. A. Dennister.
  78. Handwritten information about Cpl Vander H. O'Hair killed somewhere in the Pacific on 19 Aug 1945 + James Kirk missing in action at sea.
  79. Group of information on World War II donated by Willie Mae Price
  80. The Highlander 28 Apr 2015; "Flying again/World War II veteran pilot experiences old, familiar thrill in P-51 Mustang" by Emily Hilley-Sierzchula. About Tom Sams, and includes 2 photos of Sams.
  81. The Picayune 25 May 2016; "A Hero's Lessons" "World War II veteran passes away, but his teachings live on" by Daniel Clifton. About Travis Ray Ivy."
  82. Highland Lakes Weekly 16 Sep 2016; picture of Lt. Col. Dick Cole, last surviving participant in the famous Doolittle Raid. Taken at Bluebonnet Air Show.
  1. The Llano News 6 July 2005; Information on Lawrence James
  2. The Picayune 30 Sep 2009; "Honoring Our Veteran of the Week" - Harvey H. Klee
  3. The Picayune 10 Feb 2010; "Honoring Our Veteran of the Week" - Jack Butler
  4. Highland Lakes Weekly 12 Sep 2014; "Still Appreciated" by John Hallowell - about Marvin Lutz
  5. The Picayune 13 May 2015; "Korean War vets not forgotten with Honor Flight to Washington" - includes picture of John Watley, Gene Fuchs and Curtis Cornell.
  6. Email from Kay Keele, dated 3 Oct 2014 giving names of Korean War veterans
  1. Llano News 6 July 2005; information on Mike Cates, Viet Nam Veteran
  2. Llano News 6 July 2005; information on Larry Jordan
  3. Hill Country Life 7 Nov 2007; "Living through Viet Nam" - about Wes Meshberger
  4. The Picayune 4 Feb 2009; "Honoring Our Veteran of the Week" - Roger Grill
  5. The Picayune 4 Nov 2009; "Honoring Our Veteran of the week" - Mary Ann Brogan
  6. The Picayune 25 Nov 2009; "Honoring Our Veteran of the Week" - Lonny R. Hocker
  7. The Picayune 16 Dec 2009; "Honoring Our Veteran of the Week" - Bill Weaver
  8. The Picayune 20 May 2015; "Llano County's only Vietnam casualty came from long line of warriors" - by Daniel Clifton. About Michael DeVerne Bird
  9. The Picayune 20 May 2015; "Green Beret Ronald Fike died by side of wounded soldier" by Daniel Clifton 
  10. The Picayune 20 2015; "Fourth-generation Texan gave all in Vietnam" by Daniel Clifton - about Patrick Michael Goble
  11. The Picayune 24 Jun 2015; "Marble Falls veteran finds closure on Purple Heart trip to Washington" by Daniel Clifton. About Patrick Stryck
  12. The Llano News July 4 Guide; "Light helped save 137 men during Vietnam War" by John Verser. Includes picture of Ervin Light
  13. The Picayune 31 Aug 2016; "Vietnam War servicewomen take their places among those honored" by Jennifer Fierro. Includes picture of vets B. J. Garner and Patricia M. Murray.
Desert Storm - nothing in file

Iraqi Freedom
  1. "Relatives of Burnet Residents Who are Members of the U.S. Armed Forces Actively Serving Around the World in Operation Iraqi Freedom" - undated
  2. Burnet Bulletin 25 July 2004; William L. Pell receives Superintendent's award during Cadet Field Training at West Point
  3. River Cities Tribune 30 Apr 2004; John Canipe recently commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the US Air Force.
  4. Burnet Bulletin 2 June 2004; Spc Jeff Copsetta recently deployed to Iraq
  5. Burnet Bulletin 2 June 2004; Jeremy R. Henniger graduates from basic training at Lackland Air Force Base
  6. Burnet Bulletin 7 July 2004: Daniel Trapp leaves for basic training in the US Army
  7. Burnet Bulletin 28 July 2004; William S. Klosinski graduates from basic Army Infantry training
  8. Burnet Bulletin 28 July 2004; Jennifer L. Smith graduates from basic training at Lackland Air Force Base
  9. unknown newspaper dated 21 July 2004; "Benefit to help out wounded local soldier" - Cpl Brian F. McPherson
  10. Burnet Bulletin 4 Aug 2004; Milissa Ross graduates from basic military training at Lackland Air Force
  11. River Cities Tribune 11 Aug 2004; Jimmie L. Clark, Jr. graduates from US Navy boot camp
  12. Burnet Bulletin 8 Sep 2004; Jamie Shawn Wolfe graduates from Army  Individual Training
  13. Burnet Bulletin Jason Klinger returns from Afghanistan
  14. Burnet Bulletin 29 Sep 2004; "Local soldier wounded in Iraq" - about Bobby Flinn
  15. The Llano News 22 Dec 2004; "Llano ISD elementary students share with troops
  16. Llano Country Star 23 Dec 2004;"Gathering toys for Iraq"
  17. Llano Buzz 11 Jan 2005; Matthew Harden graduates from Army basic training.
  18. River City Tribune 9 Dec 2005; Pvt Clinton Milam gradued from MCRD in San Diego
  19. The Llano News 28 Mar 2007; Cpl Nicholas Muratori to deploy to Iraq
  20. The Llano News 23 May 2007; 2 articles 1) "Bostick deployed to Afghanistan;" 2) Henry graduates basic training"
  21. Burnet Bulletin 27 June 2007; pictures welcoming home Wesley Cain
  22. Burnet Bulletin 1 Aug 207: picture of Bryan A. Ochoa who is being deployed
  23. Highlander 24 Aug 2007; "Mother of soldier tells story" by Bill Parmeter. Mary Aguirre mother of fallen soldier Nathaniel Aaron Aguirre tells his story to Rotary Club
  24. Burnet Bulletin 31 Oct 2007; "McCray graduates basic" - about Timothy McCray. There is a 2nd article on McCray in The Llano News  on the same day
  25. Burnet Bulletin 31 Oct 2007; "Local soldier goes back to Iraq for a second tour" - about Andrew Geoffrey Miller
  26. Burnet Bulletin 7 May 2008; "Watson finishes basic" - about Cortney Chantel Watson
  27. Highland Lakes Weekly 28 Sep 2012; "Friends in High places" by John Hollowell. Ernest and Irene Campbell of Kingsland talke about son Lt. General John Campbell
  28. Burnet Bulletin 8 Aug 2012; a hearty homecoming for Sgt Joshua R. Bird
  29. Burnet Bulletin 9 May 2012; "Capt. Plumlee returns home to U.S." - about Capt. Meghann O. Plumlee
  30. Highland Lakes Weekly 6 Sep 2013; picture of 6 soldiers returning from Middle East - Tyler Magerkurth, James Lucivero, Chris Molaro, Stephen Bragg, Chris Albornoz, Mark Wilson.
  31. River  Cities Tribune 10 Sep 2004; "Where were you when you heard the World Trade Centers had been attacked"
  32. River Cities Tribune 20 Sep 2004; "Fear and our finest hour: Inside the Pentagon on 9/11. Includes picture of General Tommy Franks with Mel Ferguson and wifeLinda. Ferguson was the chaplain to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff when it with hit by a plane on 9/11.
  33. Hill Country magazine Winter 2004; "An American Soldier" - about Spc. Robert J. Hallowell.
  34. Llano News 9 Feb 2005; "Hackney receives U.S. Navy commission. About Navy Ensign Brian D. Hackney.
  35. Burnet Bulletin 28 July 2004; Members of the Vietnam Vets and Legacy Vets Motorcycle Clubs pose with Cp. Brian P. McPherson who was wounded in Iraq
  36. Llano News 16 Mar 2005; "McClintock completes basic U.S.Navy training. About Navy Seamon Recruit Stephanie N. McClintock.
  37. Burnet Bulletin 20 April 2005; Military News - Cpt. Nicole L. Eberle, Airman Catherine L. Atkinson, Sgt Marlin E. Horton.
  38. The Llano News 27 April 2005; "Bostick deployed to Afghanistan" - Capt. Thomas G. Bostick
  39. The Picayune 4 May 2005; "Mrs. Arrendondo's 2nd grade class at Marble Falls Elementary School welcomed Pfc. Grand Harden of Llano"
  40. Burnet Bulletin 11 May 2005; "A soldier's letter home" - Major Robert Myers writes letter from Iraq to parents, Bob and JoAnn Myers of Burnet.
  41. Burnet Bulletin 11 May 2005; Military News - Seaman Richard D. Mosley of Llano.
  42. Burnet Bulletin 18 May 2005; Military - Lt Commander Lynn Taylor Downs
  43. The Picayune 25 May 2005; "A Marine writes home" - letter from Major David Little
  44. The Llano News 15 June 2005; "Dove receives Bronze Star Medal" - Army Sgt. 1st Class George M. Dove
  45. The Llano News 29 June 2005; 1) "Dove earns Bronze Star" (George M. Dove); 2) News of Tom Bostic; 3) Sgt. Bradley J. Hoy; 4) William Burns; 5) Garrett Wooten; 5) Leland Kenneth Denning; 6) Pvt. Nelson R. Oldham; 7) Richard D. Mosley; 8) Matthew G. Harden; 9) Pvt. Jennifer E. Harris; 10) Stephanie N. McClintock; 11) Kenneth F. Wittekiend; 12) Eric Caropepe; 13) Derek Almond
  46. Burnet Bulletin 19 Jan 2005; "Why I fight" by Sgt. Jeff Copsetta.
  47. The Picayune 20 July 2005; "Black Hawk helicopter unit welcomed home from Iraq"
  48. The Llano Buzz 13 Sep 2005; "Waterbury returns from carrier" - Navy Airman Ryan W. Waterbury
  49. River Cities Gazette 4 Nov 2005; Military News - Timothy B. Gutierrez
  50. The Picayune 24 Aug 2005; Service News - Raymie Huddleston
  51. The Llano News 31 Aug 2005; Nick Muratori graduates from Marine Corp Recruit Depot
  52. The Llano News 21 Sep 2005; "Navy Airman (Ryan W.) Waterbury completes special deployment"
  53. Burnet Bulletin 6 Apr 2005; Soldier Welcomed Home - Sgt Jeff Copsetta
  54. Burnet Bulletin Sep 2005; "Recent BHS Grad Ficklin completes basic training" - Candice R. Fickling
  55. The Llano News 2 Nov 2005; "Airman Parker graduates basic military training" - Bradley E. Parker
  56. The Llano News 19 Oct 2005; "Arp (Jared) graduates U.S. Army boot camp"
  57. Burnet Bulletin 6 Oct 2004; Pvt Philip Bagett graduates from the Army's Maneuver Support Center
  58. The Llano Buzz 15 Nov 2005; Military News - Waylon C. Tinsley
  59. Bertram Enterprise 19 Jan 2005: Service News - Robert L. Benitz
  60. Burnet Bulletin 28 Sep 2005; "Local VFW posts rally together for military family fundraiser" by Mark Atwood
  61. River City Tribune 19 Nov 2004; Service News - Maria C. Floto
  62. Kingsland Current 16 Nov 2005; Military News - Waylon C. Tinsley
  63. Llano Buzz 6 Dec 2005; "Llano soldier headed for Iraq" - Roper Mikulenka
  64. Burnet Bulletin 12 May 2004; "Soldiers salute Burnet students"
  65. unknown newspaper dated 30 June 2004; "Baghdad bound" - Wesley Cain
  66. Burnet Bulletin 26 Jan 2005; Service News - Jimmie L. Clark
  67. The Llano News 8 Dec 2005; "Proffitt graduates basic Air Force training" - Hayden Y. Profitt II
  68. The Llano News 1 Mar 2006; "Adopt A Unit adds Fort Hood soldiers to Llano's family"
  69.  River City Tribune 1 Apr 2005; Service News - Marlin E. Horton, Ryan W. Waterbury
  70. Burnet Bulletin 10 Jun 2005; Military news - Casey Leech
  71. River Cities Tribune 8 Apr 2005; "American troops in Iraq need support -- and keep cards and letters coming.
  72. River Cities Tribune 3 Jun 2005; "Sign up for art lessons and send a soldier the same art project"
  73. River Cities Tribune 25 Sep 2005; "Marble Falls graduate earns Air Force wings" - John Canipe
  74. Kingsland Current 12 Apr 2006; "Llano's Adopt-a-Unit plans for the community to support the troops"
  75. River Cities Tribune 11 Apr 2006; "Heartfelt thanks" - Daniel Trapp
  76. River Cities Tribune 21 Apr 2006; Military News - PFC Bradley Williams
  77. The Highlander 5 Sep 2008; "MF airman completes training" - Cody D. Caughron
  78. Llano Buzz 22 Mar 2006; "Effort to help needy veterans" by Dale Fry. Includes picture Mel Glidewell, Victor Polanco IV, Norman Stehle, William Pratt, Priscillia Luetkenhoelter, Wayne Luetkenhoelter and Chuck Vorhies
  79. The Llano News 22 Mar 2006; "Arp (Jared D.) graduates U.S. Army training course"; "Llano's Adopt-a-Unit plans for the community to support the troops"
  80. River Cities Tribune 23 Sep 2005; Military News - Bradley Williams (Bowles), Ommilkhair S. Barra, Jennifer L. Hipp, Ryan W. Waterbury
  81. Burnet Bulletin 28 Sep 2005; "Recent BHS grad Fickling (Candice R.) completes basic training"
  82. Llano News undated; "Texan Support for Troops makes me proud to be a Texan" by Kay Bailey Hutchison
  83. Llano News 25 Oct 2006; Military News - Jody Inman, Matthew T. Hayden
  84. Llano Buzz 27 Dec 2006; Airforce Airman 1st Class William D. Weihs graduates from basic training
  85. River Cities Tribune 3 Feb 2006; "Bradley Williams completes basic training"
  86. River Cities Tribune 17 Feb 2006; Military News - Justin S. Grimes
  87. River Cities Tribune 21 Dec 2005; Military News - Clinton D. Milam
  88. River Cities Tribune 27 Oct 2005 - Military News - Bradley Williams
  89. Burnet Bulletin 19 July 2006 - Military News - Phillip G. Fox
  90. Llano News 23 Aug 2006; - Military News - Glory R. Wells
  91. Burnet Bulletin 27 Sep 2006 -  Military News - Benjamin L. Cain
  92. Burnet Bulletin 20 June 2007 - Military News - Raul Resio Jr.
  93. River Cities Tribune 24 Dec 2008 - "Bertram soldier graduates from Army basic training" - Adam D. Floyd
  94. The Picayune 25 Dec 2008 - "Marble Falls High School graduate earns her Air Force wings" - Angie Flood
  95. River Cities Tribune 24 Sep 2004 - Larry Leroy Bowles, Jr.
  96. Burnet Bulletin 17 Sep 2008 - "Off to Afghanistan" - Wesley Cain
  97. Burnet Bulletin 28 Feb 2007; Military News - Robert Boyles, Jr.
  98. Burnet Bulletin 31 Jan 2007; "Hometown Hero" - Anthony S. Ramirez
  99. Burnet Bulletin 21 Mar 2007; Military News - Nathaniel P. Pritchett
  100. Burnet Bulletin 14 Nov 2007; "Beshears graduates basic" - Kenneth Beshears
  101. Llano News 6 May 2009; "Williams finishes basic" - Alyssa Michelle Williams
  102. Burnet Bulletin 11 Feb 2008; Military News - Tami Hernandez, Timothy R. Hernandez
  103. River Cities Tribune 1 Feb 2006; Military News - Donald G. Barton, Kelley R. Toppe
  104. River Cities Tribune 17 Mar 2006; Military News - Joshua N. Phillips, Victoria L. Shearer
  105. The Llano News 15 Aug 2007; "Army Pvt. (Kristopher I.) Howard graduates from Basic Combat Training"
  106. The Llano News 29 Aug 2007; "Air Force Capt. Troy L. McGath deployed to Iraq"
  107. The Llano News 1 Aug 2007 "Marine Coming home" - Lucas H. Schaeffer
  108. Llano News 31 Oct 2007; "Kingsland, Llano to raise funds for Cav homecoming"
  109. Llano County Journal 1 July 2009; "Bagley finishes basic" - Nathaniel C. Bagley
  110. Burnet Bulletin 15 Sep 2010; "Rowland receives commission" - Benjamin Rowland
  111. The Highlander 2-5 Dec 2011; "A Holiday Homecoming" - Major Mike Williams
  112. Highland Lakes Weekly undated; Officers from VFW presents Sgt. William J. Moore with Certificate of Appreciation for his 4 deployments to Iraq
  113. Burnet Bulletin 9 May 2012; "Capt. Meghann O. Plumlee returns home to U.S."
  114. The Highlander 1 April 2014; "Colonel: Marble Falls Officer 'stands out'" - Mike Williams
Mexican War
  1. The Llano News 27 Mar 2013; "Don't Forget Texas and the Mexican War" by Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes pictures of tombstones for Dr. John Duff Brown, Sr. and Gabriel Choat.
Anderson Mill
  1. Brochure entitled "Kingdom in the Hills" presented by Anderson Mill Gardners, Austin Area Garden Center Flower Show, dated 18-19 April 1959. Names mentioned include: Thomas Anderson, Abe Anderson, Ed Anderson, Nick Hays, Ephriam Toungate.
  2. An open letter to Anderson Mill Gardenists, Volente, Texas, entitled "The Kingdom in the Hills" by W. D. (Bill) Anderson (4 pages). Includes information on Travis Peak Community, with information on Herman L. Hensel family.
  3. Austin American-Statesman 3 Oct 1965; picture of Anderson Mill, important in stone milling days.
  4. "Remember 'land of used to be'" by Lucile O'Donnell from unknown, undated newspaper. Article gives history of Anderson Mill.
Burnet Mill Explosion
  1. Burnet Bulletin 31 Aug 1967; "The Mill Accident"; names mentioned include: C. L. Anderson, John Smart, Bryce Smart Sr., H.H. Hall, Johnny Blackburn. Explosion happened 1 Jan 1880. (2 copies)
  2. "Frontier Times" dated August 1 H929. Page 464 is article entitled "Explosion at Burnet Mill.".
  3. "Old Mill on Hamilton Creek" - includes picture of mill.
  4. Copy of picture "PeacockMinnieRollerFlourMill.jpg.
Chadwick's Mill
  1. The Lampasas Record 30 May 1968; "Chadwick's Mill Was Engineering Feat in 1880's" by Lucius M. Stephens. Includes history of Henry A. Chadwick. Mill is located in Lampasas County.
Morgan Mill
  1.  Information on Morgan Mill copied from "Council Creek Calling" b W. P. Fry. Mill was built by Josiah Greer.
Morman Mill
  1. See also Cemeteries, Morman Mill
  2. Folder with picture of the Mill
  3. Copy of Burnet County map with location of mill marked.
  4. "Some True History About Morman Mill" by Nannie Moore Kinser
  5. "Mills of Yesteryear" by A. T. Jackson, copyright 1971; Chapter V-Mormon Millers includes Morman Mill information., pages
  6. Group of index cards on Morman Mill. Begins with Conrad Rohrer.
  7. Brochure on Joseph Smith
  8. 3 post cards  of the Morman Temple in Salt Lake City
  9. "The Lyman Wight Colony in Texas" by Heman Hale Smith, pages 23-38
  10. "Frontier Times" Vol 18 7/41, pg 463; "Memories of Mormon Hill" by Ida Babcock Hall
  11. "Frontier Times" Vol 18 6/1941, pg 385, "Lyman Wight and the Mormans in Texas" by T. U. Taylor
  12. 2 pages written by Nannie Moore Kinser dated 12 Dec 1935. Copy of Letter Written to Mary Kinser Holland dated May 16, 1949
  13. 1 page of information on Wight family
  14. Copy of picture of Mormon Mill
  15. Information on State Marker
  16. Photograph of mill - 4 pages
  17. Handwritten information on mill
  18. Marble Falls Messenger 6 Aug 1931; "The Old Mormon Mill"
  19. Marble Falls Messenger 21 June 1962; "History of Mormon Mill" by Lena Rummel
  20. The American-Statesman 8 July 1962; "Lot of Mormons Was Tough One" by R. B. Hess
  21. The Highlander 2 Apr 1970; photograph of "Beautiful Mormon Mill
  22. The Highlander 15 July 1971; "Mormon Mill Site Renowned, Scenic" by Alta Holland Gibbs
  23. The Highlander 15 Mar 1973; "Smithwick in Burnet County" by Tad Moses; Includes picture of mill and Noah Smithwick.
  24. The Burnet County Bulletin 13 June 1974; "The Mormon Mill Story" by Darrell Debo.
  25. "Burnet County's Forgotten Mormons" by Alta Holland Gibbs
  26. Burnet Bulletin 22 Aug 1974; "Old Mormon Mill Scenic Beauty Spot" by Darrell Debo
  27. The Highlander 17 Oct 1974; "By the Old Mill Stream" by Stella Gipson Polk
  28. The Highlander 20 Dec 1979; "Historic Mormon Mill sold to family" by Nick Lasorsa. Includes picture of mill and State marker
  29. Marble Falls Messenger 25 July 1974; "A Good Idea: Mormon Mill State Park"
  30. Unknown newspaper dated 5 Dec 1974; "Mormon Mill Strikes Out as State Park" by David Crowder
  31. Article from unknown, undated newspaper entitled "The First Settlers, includes information on the mill.
  32. Unknown, undated newspaper; "Mormons were once prosperous here" by Lucille O'Donnell.
  33. The Picayune 5 Dec 2001; "The Mormon Influence on Burnet County" by Linda Ware
  34. Unknown, undated newspaper; "Old Mormon Mill Is Rich In Scenic and Historical Lore"
Mission San Saba, 1905
  1. "Rise and Fall of the Mission San Saba" by John W. Hunter, Mason, Texas

  1. "Quarrying and Mining" - copied from Burnet County History Vol 1
  2. The Highlander "Beasley's lost cave of silver" by C. L. Yarbrough

Mormons In Texas
  1. The Radio Post 6 May 1971; "The Story of Lyman Wight -- The Wild Ram of the Mountains" by Ken Knopp
  2. Austin American-Statesman 11 Dec 1971; "Mormons Camped Near Webberville" by Sara Rider
  3. "Morman Mill Colony" by Alta Holland Gibbs + "Mormons in Texas" by C. Stanley Banks + "Lyman Wight"
  4. "Mormon Millers" - "Mormon-Smithwick Mill"
Moses, Tad Misc. Notes
  1. Also see: Moses, et al in Surname File
  2. Notes  on George Washington  Gaddy and Family; draft by Frank C. Rigler
  3. Hill Country History...Journey of Death for the Vans (Third and final article of a 3-part series on Logan Vandeveer, Burnet County pioneer). Draft Copy
  4. Correspondence from Tad Moses to Eldon Branda and reply on Logan Vandeveer
  5. Description of picture of granite block that became part of building built by Logan Vandeveer in 1854 that became Masonic Lodge 175.
  6. Misc notes
Mt. Zion Camp Meetings
  1. Frontier Times undated; "The Old-Time Campmeeting" by L.C.C., in Burnet Bulletin
Mud (Community) - Travis County
  1. Marble Falls Messenger 16 Feb 1922; "Mud Happenings" - some names mentioned include: F. C. Collier, Minnie Hobbs, Willie Rosenbusch, Walter Foss, Ben Profitt, Darrell Lindsey, Lester Bowles, Mrytle Maugham
  2. Application to Post Office Department to change site of the Mud Post Office.

Falls on the Colorado (Marble Falls Museum)
  1. Brochure
  2. 125th Commemorative Calendar for 2012, celebrating the founding of Marble Falls
  3. Unidentified picture of couple standing in front of the Granite Building
  4. The Picayune 7 July 1999; "Preserving history at The Falls on the Colorado Museum" by Jane Knapik. Includes picture of Madolyn Frasier and Billy Becker.
  5. River Cities Tribune 28 Jan 2000; "Falls on the Colorado Museum hoors Richter, Roper at membership meeting"
  6. River Cities Tribune 18 Jun 2004; "Falls on the Colorado Museum signs lease downtown" - includes pictures of the old M.H. Reed Building, Citizens Bank Building, and B. Badger and Sons and Turner Evans buildings.
  7. The River Cities Tribune 13 Aug 2004; "Museum announces Historic Preservation Award winners".
  8. The Picayune 20 Apr 2005; "Museum invites folks to share stories on the great falls" Includes copy of 1904 picture of the falls.
  9. The Highlander  28 Sep 2007; "Museum features  A Kitchen Without Power" by Dorothy Crockett. Includes pictures of Billy Becker and Fran McSpadden
  10. The Picayune  21 July 2010; "Marble Falls museum may be moving to Granite Building" by Daniel Clifton
  11. Highland Lakes Weekly 15 July 2011; "Telling the story of Marble Falls" by John Hallowell.
  12. Lake Country Life 11-17 July 2012; "Founders Day celebration marks 125 years of community" by Adam Troxtell.
  13. The Picayune 11 July 2012; "Falls museum needs help to preserve past" by Daniel Clifton. Includes picture of Billy Becker
  14. Highland Lakes Weekly 19 July 2013; picture of display that details the life of Adam R. Johnson.
  15. Highland Lakes Weekly 4 Apr 2014; picture of The Falls on the Colorado Museum on Brodway in Marble Falls.
  16. The Picayune 9 Apr 2014; "Falls on the Colorado Museum needs you" by Caryl Calsyn.
  17. The Highlander 2 June 2014; "Rotarians, museum partner to build bench for butterflies" by Emily Hilley-Sierzchula.
  18. Highland Lakes Weekly 4 July 2014; "Founders Day July 12 in Marble Falls".
  19. The Picayune 4 Feb 2015; "Organizers say there is a disconnect between (youth) and their history"  - "A shared history" - museum, church join together to educate community about the contributions of black residents.
  20. Highland Lakes Weekly 8 Jan 2016; Picture of Quanah Parker announcing new photographic exhibit at museum.
  21. The Highlander 12 Jan 2016; "Falls on the Colorado to open Quanah Parker exhibit on Friday"
  22. The Picayune 13 Jan 2016; "Falls on Colorado Museum telling important story in Texas history" by Jennifer Fierro. About new exhibit honoring the legacy of Comanche chief Quanah Parker.
  23. Highland Lakes Weekly 15 Jan 2016; picture of The Falls on Colorado Museum announcing Quanah Parker exhibit.
  24. Highland Lakes Weekly March 2016; "2016/Best Community Volunteer" - about Frances Hefner McSpadden.
  25. The Highlander  22 April 2016; "Old Granite School getting ADA upgrade through donations"
  26. Highland Lakes Weekly 1 July 2016; The Falls on the Colorado Museum will host its annual Marble Falls Founders Day celebration on Saturday July 9th. Picture of the museum.
Pioneer Museum
  1. The Highlander 8 Sep 1977; "Look for the blue Buddha with The plastic bag over its head" by David Crowder. Includes a picture of pioneer proprietor Mrs. Vera Mather.
  2. Copy from Facebook page entitled "You know you're from Burnet when... - includes picture of museum.
  3. Envelope of pictures of the Pioneer Museum
Highland Lakes Air Museum
  1. Lake Country Life 4-10 July 2007; "Air Americana" by Chris Crews. Includes picture of the Bluebonnet Belle.