A History of the “Other” Dublin

For reasons she apparently did not think necessary to explain in her book, early in the second decade of the 20th century, Sarah Catherine Shivers Lattimore began gathering information on the history of her community.
She interviewed old-timers who remembered Erath County when it was organized in 1856 by men “in love with the freedom of the prairies, filled with enthusiasm over the possibilities for successful stock raising and consequent wealth, lured by the cheapness of the unoccupied land, were eager to avail themselves of such advantages.”
In addition, she paged through the musty pages of early newspapers.
Her endeavors culminated in

 

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