On this day in 1867, Justus Julius Schott opened a drugstore in Galveston. Schott, born in Germany in 1846, came to Galveston with his family in 1851 and was orphaned two years later when both his...(Read More)
WEST HAMILTON, TEXAS. West Hamilton is two miles west of East Hamilton and nineteen miles southeast of Center in southeastern Shelby County. In 1946 West Hamilton was a rural school and church community. In 1988 the community still had a church, a cemetery, and widely scattered residences.
Cecil Harper, Jr.
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