Contents

1.  How this web site came to be
2. Saltillo's Namesake
3. Maps
       o Map of Saltillo, by Thomas Minter
        o Aerial Map of Saltillo
        o Topographic Map of Saltillo
        o Map of the Area, 1851         
        o Sketch of Saltillo homes and businesses around
            1920, by Dr. Dade Sparks
         o Portion of an original property map, and landowners of the 1940s,
            south of Saltillo
         o A cartographer's map of the Cotton Belt Route Railroad. Made in                     1886
4. Snippets of History
5. Places and People over the years
6. School days
7. A Brief History of the Chautauqua School, by Robert Cowser
8. Churches
9. Saltillo's Airfield
10. Letters: E-mails, Announcements,
      historic letters, other . . .
11. Stories of Saltillo, the book.
    About the people, places, and
      events over time in a small East
     Texas prairie town.
12. More Stories of Saltillo
      By Robert Cowser
     The Sounds of Home,
      A Saltillian's Recollection of Coach "Catfish Smith
      Helping a Couple Keep in Touch
      She will be Comin' by Greyhound
By Thomas J. Minter
       Gene Autry Keeps Following Me Around
     When the Railroads came to Hopkins County
13. Saltillo's Own Bob Armstrong Playing Some Oldies on YouTube.
       Jambalaya
       Theme from the Flintstones
        Back Home Again in Indiana
       Crazy
        Chinatown
       Scotch and Soda
        Sweet Georgia Brown
14. Other Saltillos
15. Saltillo Today
    Homecoming Announcements
16. How to Contribute to this Web Site
17. Links to Related Web Sites
    The Minters of Pine Forest, Texas
          All about a family who settled in the area in 1855
     Hopkins County Genealogical Society (HCGS)
          Accepts inquiries, publishes a quarterly, histories on families
              and places, cemetery information, library, and much more.
              Headquartered in Sulphur Springs, and open to the public.
     Saltillo Future Farmers of America (FFA) Chapter
         Associated with Saltillo School. Mr. Michael Teague, advisor
    Sulphur Springs, Texas
          Official web site of the town
     Front Porch News
          A web site devoted to Hopkins County . . . history . . . pictures . . . books . . .
             stories . . . and much more. Created and maintained by Bobby McDonald
     Hopkins County Historical Society
          Heritage Park and Museum
       Hopkins County TxGenWeb
           History and Genealogy of Hopkins County
18. Books, Magazines, Articles, etc. pertaining to Hopkins County
19. Various Hopkins County Cemeteries, including Stouts Creek
20. Who is Buried in Old Saltillo Cemetery?
             A Note from Wanda Corn about compiling the listings for Old Saltillo Cemetery.
           Old Saltillo Cemetery Interments
           The results of Wanda's and others work may be found at www.findagrave.com                         Please send short bio and a picture
               for person buried. The working list
               (19 pages) of those buried is also
               downloadable here in PDF for
               your convenience. 
21. East Texas Cooking/Recipes
         By Salley Shannon
             Hopkins County Stew
         By Thomas Minter
             Another version of Hopkins County Stew with some:
             Iced Tea & Cornbread
22.  Preparing and Cooking Pinto Beans
          From the Tyler Morning Telegraph
23. Obituaries
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