On this day in 1922, a mass meeting of "Independent Democrats" in Dallas selected Houston lawyer George Peddy to run for the United States senate. The splinter group reflected opposition to the...(Read More)
VESTA, TEXAS. Vesta was twelve miles south of Hemphill in southern Sabine County. A post office was established there in 1888, and in 1890 the community had a gristmill, a gin, a hotel, and a blacksmith's shop that served an agricultural community with a population of approximately 200. The post office was closed in 1901.
Cecil Harper, Jr.
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