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Smith’s Station on the Butterfield Lectures: Dr. Debbie Liles

June 15, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Dr. Deborah Liles will talk about the settlement along the northwestern frontier of Texas during the
1850s. This settlement is important to understanding the need for the Butterfield stop at Smith’s
Station.

 

About Dr. Deborah Liles

Dr. Deborah Liles is an assistant professor and the W. K. Gordon Endowed Chair in Texas History at
Tarleton State University. She is the coeditor of Women in Civil War Texas: Diversity and Dissidence in
the Trans-Mississippi, winner of the Liz Carpenter Award for Best Book on the History of Women, and
coeditor of African Americans in Central Texas History: From Slavery to Civil Rights. She resides in
Weatherford, Texas. Liles holds a Ph.D. and Master of Arts degree in history from the University of North
Texas and a Bachelor of Arts in history from Columbia College.

Details

Date:
June 15, 2023
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Venue

The Grace Museum
102 Cypress Street
Abilene, TX 79601 United States
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Phone:
3256734587

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