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

By Don Ingram,Linda Drake

ISBN-10: 0738579807

ISBN-13: 9780738579801

ISBN-10: 1531652697

ISBN-13: 9781531652692

Andrews County was once named for Richard Andrews, the 1st casualty in Texas�s struggle for independence from Mexico in 1835 on the conflict of Concepci�n. ahead of the construction of the county in 1876 by way of the Texas legislature, the realm have been mostly missed via kingdom officers and kept away from via ranchers and settlers as a result of its remoteness, shortage of water, and assaults by means of neighborhood local americans. that every one replaced in 1875 after an day trip via U.S. cavalry troops led by means of Col. William R. Shafter opened the sector as much as settlers. town of Andrews grew to become the county seat in 1910 after a detailed election race with close by Shafter Lake. Ranching used to be the 1st financial motive force within the county, however the discovery of oil in 1929 replaced every thing. The oil growth created jobs, introduced in profit, and attracted new citizens. at the present time Andrews is experiencing progress because of renewed call for for oil, nuclear-related industries, top notch wearing venues, and different facilities that experience rejuvenated the community.

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