Andrews (Images of America) by Don Ingram,Linda Drake PDF

By Don Ingram,Linda Drake

ISBN-10: 0738579807

ISBN-13: 9780738579801

ISBN-10: 1531652697

ISBN-13: 9781531652692

Andrews County used to be named for Richard Andrews, the 1st casualty in Texas�s struggle for independence from Mexico in 1835 on the conflict of Concepci�n. prior to the construction of the county in 1876 by way of the Texas legislature, the world have been mostly missed by way of kingdom officers and refrained from by way of ranchers and settlers as a result of its remoteness, shortage of water, and assaults by way of neighborhood local americans. that every one replaced in 1875 after an excursion by way of U.S. cavalry troops led through Col. William R. Shafter opened the quarter as much as settlers. the city of Andrews grew to become the county seat in 1910 after an in depth election race with within reach Shafter Lake. Ranching used to be the 1st monetary motive force within the county, however the discovery of oil in 1929 replaced every thing. The oil increase created jobs, introduced in profit, and attracted new citizens. at the present time Andrews is experiencing development due to renewed call for for oil, nuclear-related industries, top notch carrying venues, and different facilities that experience rejuvenated the community.

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By Don Ingram,Linda Drake

ISBN-10: 0738579807

ISBN-13: 9780738579801

ISBN-10: 1531652697

ISBN-13: 9781531652692

Andrews County used to be named for Richard Andrews, the 1st casualty in Texas�s struggle for independence from Mexico in 1835 on the conflict of Concepci�n. prior to the construction of the county in 1876 by way of the Texas legislature, the world have been mostly missed by way of kingdom officers and refrained from by way of ranchers and settlers as a result of its remoteness, shortage of water, and assaults by way of neighborhood local americans. that every one replaced in 1875 after an excursion by way of U.S. cavalry troops led through Col. William R. Shafter opened the quarter as much as settlers. the city of Andrews grew to become the county seat in 1910 after an in depth election race with within reach Shafter Lake. Ranching used to be the 1st monetary motive force within the county, however the discovery of oil in 1929 replaced every thing. The oil increase created jobs, introduced in profit, and attracted new citizens. at the present time Andrews is experiencing development due to renewed call for for oil, nuclear-related industries, top notch carrying venues, and different facilities that experience rejuvenated the community.

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