The stories of Texas, in both words and photographs…

Galleries

  • United Christian Church - Taylor, Texas

Wendish Lutherans in Sam Houston’s Texas

I’m working on an extensive timeline chronicling the history of the communities and congregations of the Wends in Texas to go along with my upcoming book, Wendish Lutherans in Sam Houston’s Texas. It’s a work in progress, but there’s already a lot of information there!

Recent Posts

The Second Mrs. C.P. Vance

You can trust some of your sources some of the time, but you can’t trust all of your sources all of the time. Finding information…
Read More

Finding Mrs. C.P. Vance

What would you do if you were a twenty-one-year-old woman with a one-and-a-half-year-old son who had just moved from Kentucky to Texas and then lost…
Read More

James Alfred Simons

For the moment I’m done chasing the Willie County rabbit (but not totally… I’m angling to eventually get one or two historical markers erected in…
Read More

Willie County, Texas

Yes, that’s right. Not Willacy, and not Williamson, but Willie County. That’s not a typo. The first time I drove through downtown Taylor, I thought…
Read More

Books About the Wends of Texas

The following books contain more information about the Wends in Lee County and other parts of Texas.

These links are Amazon affiliate links; if you purchase a book after clicking on one of these links, I will receive a small commission at no additional cost to you.

Scroll to Top