The Streets of Dayton, Texas: History by the Block

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Overview
The history of Dayton, Texas, is memorialized at every street corner and intersection. Street signs throughout town bear the names of characters in Dayton's past, the people who helped the city become what it is today. They are war heroes, a governor, business leaders, developers and everyday men and women dedicated to making Dayton a better community. Descend the Old Spanish Trail that cuts through the center of town, and meet those who settled what once was a western wildness. Author Caroline Wadzeck examines and explains the history of many of the town's streets, preserving their contributions and legacy in Dayton history.
Details
ISBN: 9781626194731
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
Date:
State: Texas
Series: History & Guide
Images: 98
Pages: 192
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Author
Author Caroline Wadzeck is a former educator living in Dayton, Texas. She is the co-curator of Dayton's Old School Museum, president of the Jones Public Library Board and a member of the Dayton Historical Society. She devoted thirty-eight years to education in two school districts, five as a classroom teacher and thirty-three years as a school librarian and received Teacher of the Year honors. She is a recipient of the the Texas Library Association's Hotho Award for her reading programs and was named a TLA Tall Texan.