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Tarzan, Texas - J.B. McNerlin was the first settler in the area. In 1925 a two-room school was built, and soon after, Tant Lindsay built a store which, along with the school, formed the center of the community. In 1927 Lindsay submitted a list of possible town names to the post office department. Postal officials chose Tarzan and made Lindsay the first postmaster.

Tarzan, Texas - J.B. McNerlin was the first settler in the area. In 1925 a two-room school was built, and soon after, Tant Lindsay built a store which, along with the school, formed the center of the community. In 1927 Lindsay submitted a list of possible town names to the post office department. Postal officials chose Tarzan and made Lindsay the first postmaster.

The Old Weather Bureau Building, Abilene, Texas (1909) was constructed to serve as the area center for the U.S. Weather Bureau and continued to do so until area weather services were relocated to the airport. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The Old Weather Bureau Building, Abilene, Texas (1909) was constructed to serve as the area center for the U.S. Weather Bureau and continued to do so until area weather services were relocated to the airport. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Places With Funny Names #1--Sacul, Texas (That's Lucas Backwards)  Founded in 1902, the name was chosen because there was already a post office with the name of "Lucas" in the state.

Places With Funny Names #1--Sacul, Texas (That's Lucas Backwards) Founded in 1902, the name was chosen because there was already a post office with the name of "Lucas" in the state.

1908 Palace Theater Light Bulb, Stockyards Museum, Fort Worth Stockyards, Fort Worth, Texas

1908 Palace Theater Light Bulb, Stockyards Museum, Fort Worth Stockyards, Fort Worth, Texas

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