Spring Creek

A Planter, a Plow and a One-Horse Gin

This booklet is the culmination of a project undertaken by the Spring Creek County Historical Association in January, 1980.  Funded by the Texas Committee for the Humanities, this project was designed to foster an improved understanding of and appreciation for the agricultural heritage of Northern Harris and Southern Montgomery Counties, the territory formerly designated as …

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History of the Akokisa Tribe

History of The Akokisa Tribe

The mysterious Akokisa tribe inhabited Harris County centuries ago, navigating the creeks in 10- to 20-foot-long canoes. Precinct 4 historical programmer Monte Parks shares the history of the Akokisa tribe, their lifestyle, and where they are now. Video from the Heritage Festival Video Series, Precinct 4 Commissioner R. Jack Cagle’s Office.