Abilene Daily

Abilene Daily


Abilene Daily: Snapshots of Home

by Jay Moore

Jay Moore shares a bit about the Abilene Daily book in the video below.

Dr. Jay Moore, Abilene’s popular, home-grown historian, relates at least one story, event, or vignette tied to each calendar day – more than 366 civic-shaping snapshots that have helped fashion the tone and texture of the city. A few examples:

Jan. 8 – Crooked Bartender

Jan. 20 – Dammit, He’s Dead

March 14 — Theodore Roosevelt Makes a Visit

June 8 — County Commissioners Ban Hitching Horses to Trees

July 7 – Houdini Slips By

August 15 – Taco Bueno Numero Uno

Sept. 23 – My, My Myrtle!

Dec. 25 – Abilene’s Greatest Christmas Gift

Hardcover, 6×9, 334 pages. Black and white photographs and illustrations.

Autographed copies available exclusively at Texas Star Trading Company.

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