November 14, 2017 UPDATE: After the recent flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey, I noticed on Google maps that the Scanlan Mansion is gone. The home site has been completely cleared. I presume that when I visited the site of the mansion earlier this year that the work being done was in preparation for demolition. I … Continue reading The Scanlan Mansion is GONE!
In my November 10 blog post, I mentioned my desire to find the Duke Cemetery where Daniel Perry, his family and other relatives are buried. I learned about Daniel Perry and the old Duke Community after finding three recently erected Historical Markers on Highway 6 in Missouri City just east of Arcola. I knew from my … Continue reading Graveyard Hunting, Part 2