Wildflower Chasing and Cemetery Searching In Galveston

Galveston City Cemetery

Galveston Island, Texas- The island’s historic City Cemetery on Broadway is floating on a sea of firewheels and coreposis this May. Known for being the final resting place of many who died in the Great Hurricane of 1900, the cemeteries are also known for the yellow blanket of Texas wildflowers … Read More

Living History of Oak Grove Cemetery

Nacogdoches, Texas- On Saturday, March 28, 2015, the Friends of Historic Nacogdoches, Inc. and the City of Nacogdoches Historic Sites Department will host the 3rd annual Living History of Oak Grove Cemetery Tour. Oak Grove Cemetery was first established circa 1837, and it was later designated as a Historic Texas … Read More

Killough Massacre Monument

Killough Massacre Monument

By Dana Goolsby

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JACKSONVILLE- After researching the Eden-Madden Massacre near Grapeland, Texas a few years ago, I became interested in other such sites of unfortunate and tragic events in East Texas.  I had long since heard tales of the Killough Massacre, which took place on the outskirts … Read More

Tombstone Tourist

Tombstone Tourist

By Dana Goolsby

East Texas- A few years ago, when my love for East Texas history, ghost stories, and photography began to merge, I started spending a lot of time in old historic final resting places around the Pineywoods. Since I began my journey with MYETX I have … Read More

Tornado Leaves Providence Gone With The Wind

Tornado Leaves Providence Gone With The Wind

By Dana Goolsby

Providence, Texas- At least six towns in Texas were named Providence. Providence, Texas in east Anderson County isn’t even a ghost town any more; Providence has been forgotten. But those who visit the site, cemetery searchers, and others who take … Read More