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Ranald S. Mackenzie on the Texas Frontier

A Book Review I've always loved history. The past is filled with remarkable stories both triumphant and tragic. When I was in my early 20s, I wanted to be a Classical Languages teacher. Something kind of weird for West Texas, I know. But I loved Greek and Roman history (still do). Texas history, on the… Continue reading Ranald S. Mackenzie on the Texas Frontier

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Old West

Palo Duro Canyon in November

"Peering over the rim of the chasm, which had a vertical drop of seven hundred to nine hundred feet, Mackenzie and his men were overawed by what they beheld. Ninety million years of erosion had created in the depths below an ideal haven for the Indians." - Ernest Wallace, Ranald S. Mackenzie on the Texas Frontier,… Continue reading Palo Duro Canyon in November