Michael has a BA in History & American Studies and an MSc in American History from the University of Edinburgh. He comes from a proud military family and has spent most of his career as an educator in the Middle East and Asia. His passion is travel, and he seizes any opportunity to share his experiences in the most immersive way possible, whether at sea or on the land.

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Chambers/Visitors Bureaus:
Bowie | Montague | Nocona | Saint Jo | Spanish Fort
Montague County Map
Uncommemorated Sites from North to South
Mrs. Sarah Ann Walker | Sad Experience of Mrs. Susan Herring | W.A. Morris and Others Fight Indians Near Red River Station | Big Raid into Montague and Cooke Counties, During December 1863 | Raid Through Montague, Cooke and Denton Counties During September of 1866 | Mack Boren | Son of Charlie C. Guinn | Josiah and John Short | Wounding of Mrs. W.T. Williams | Kendall Lofton | Experience of Giles Gordon | Raid Through Montague, Cooke and Denton Counties During September of 1866 | Box Family | Dye Mound Fight | Indian Raid Near Victoria Peak | Capt. F.M. Totty's Men Kill Three Indians | Indians Assault the Beale and Maxey Families | Slaying of Bailey and Narrow Escape of John Stump | Indians Charge W.A. and Arch Johnson | Killing of Bob Lackey and Capture of McLeroy Children | Levi Perryman and Men Encounter Indians | Private Tulley | Lt. Van Robbins | St. Clair Jones | Kenon and Paschal Families | Big Raid Through Wise, Denton and Montague Counties | Spencer Mueller and Son, Ira | William Bailey & D.B. Green
Uncommemorated and Unmapped Sites
Big Tree's Bloody Raid Through Montague and Cooke Counties
Communities and Related Links
Historical Markers
Montague/Cooke Counties
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