Just outside Carthage, you’ll find the headstone for Jim Reeves, a world-famous country singer. It is also where you’ll find a historical marker commemorating his life. It’s the subject of this week’s Mark in Texas History.
“Winston Churchill, at the end of the war, said that the war was won on a sea of East Texas oil. Miraculous that we were able to get this built. That was the single largest contributing factor to the Allies winning World War 2.”
Celebrities like Sissy Spacek have been an audience for it, while others like Kacy Musgraves have been the show. It’s formerly the Select Theater in Mineola and it’s the subject of this week’s Mark in Texas History with Mark Scirto.