The Scanlan Mansion is GONE!

November 14, 2017 UPDATE: While using Google Maps recently to see the extent of Hurricane Harvey flooding in the area where I live, I made a startling discovery: the Scanlan Mansion is gone! The home site has been completely cleared. I presume that when I visited the site of the mansion earlier this year that … Continue reading The Scanlan Mansion is GONE!

UPDATED: Graveyard Hunting, Part 2

In my November 10 blog post, I mentioned my desire to find the Duke Cemetery where Daniel Perry, his family and other relatives are buried. I learned about Daniel Perry and the old Duke Community after finding three recently erected Historical Markers on Highway 6 in Missouri City just east of Arcola. On my way to … Continue reading UPDATED: Graveyard Hunting, Part 2