A variety of publications enable The Heritage Association of Frisco to share Frisco’s history with readers of all ages.

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Readin, ‘Riting and ‘Rithmetic Book of Early Frisco SchoolsReading, ‘Riting and ’Rithmetic – Early Schools of the Frisco, Texas Area

This book contains custom research on 16 early area schools unavailable in any other publication. Useful as a reference on education prior to the formation of the Frisco ISD, the book contains factual as well as colorful anecdotal information gathered by dedicated Heritage Association volunteers over a two-year period. Personal memories of students, some now over 100 years of age, are included along with never-before-published photographs.

Size: 8.5”w x 11”h, hard cover, 100 pages

Frisco, The First One Hundred YearsFrisco — The First One Hundred Years

This book chronicles the evolution of Frisco from the black land prairie of north Texas to the state’s fastest growing city. Located on the Preston (Shawnee) Trail, the town has prospered from the time the first St. Louis/San Francisco railway locomotive steamed into the Frisco depot in 1902. The most comprehensive history of Frisco in existence, the book contains 150 local family histories.

Size: 9”w x 12”h, hard cover, 340 pages, index

Frisco Now and Then, Volume 2Frisco – Now and Then

Former Mayor Bob Warren tells of growing up in Frisco, a small Texas agricultural community in Collin County. Taken from a series of Frisco Style magazine columns, the book has all the charm of a Norman Rockwell painting. Humorous and educational, these stories contrast life in “the good old days” with life in the 21st Century – a delight for readers of all ages.

Size: 5”w x 6.5”h, hard cover, 133 pages, 70 photographs

Lebanon on the PrestonLebanon on the Preston

History doesn’t get any more colorful! In Lebanon on the Preston, former Lebanon resident Adelle Rogers Clark (now deceased) tells of life in Lebanon, Texas in the early 1800s through its decline after being bypassed by the railroad. Many of Lebanon’s merchants and residents moved to the newly formed town of Frisco. Readers will delight in stories about cattle drives, saloons, early medicine, Indians, business after the Civil War and much more. Original drawings include a plat of the original town.

Size: 9”w x 12”h, soft cover, 75 pages

ColoringFrisco — Our History

FOR KIDS! Our History Activity/Coloring Book is Frisco history in a fun format for children. Illustrations, drawn by Frisco art student Cristina Mazutis, range from cowboys and Indians to farm animals, trains and people wearing early 1900s clothing. Activities include word search, connect the dots and more. Introduce your children or grandchildren to Frisco history with this unique book.

Size: 8.5”w x 11”h, soft cover, 32 pages

CookbookRecipes and Remembrances, Frisco Heritage Cookbook Vol. 2

In addition to hundreds of recipes contributed by local cooks, Volume 2 of the Frisco Heritage Cookbook contains historic information on the town’s early restaurants, well-known cooks, and old-time recipes such as Rabbit Stew and Poke Salet.  It is useful and enjoyable reading for the cooks and cookbook collectors in your family.

Size: 6″w x 8.75”h, hard cover, tabbed & indexed; 400 recipes

Zion CemeteryHistory of Zion Cemetery of Denton County, Texas

Contents include a history of Zion Cemetery, location maps of both the cemetery and the graves within, an alpha listing of all interments, photos of all headstones, obituaries, newspaper articles, death certificates, and family histories! Researchers will find this a valuable tool for learning more about the history of the people buried in this Frisco location of Denton County.

Size: 8.5”w x 11”h, soft cover, ring bound 528 pages