Texas Ranger History

Two armed men in 1800s Ranger garb complete with hats standing next to their horses.

Please click on the navigation links to the left — or below on cell phones — to access the following:

Timeline - The eras of Texas Ranger history in a year-by-year format. Especially useful for students.
Brief History - An overview of Texas Ranger history.
History Articles - Studies by leading Texas Ranger historians.
Cases and Incidents - Interesting criminal cases and snippets of Texas Ranger history.
Yarns & Tales - Humor and Irony from Texas Ranger history.
Oral Histories - Oral histories and biographies of Texas Rangers.
Official Texas Ranger Bicentennial Books - Books published for the 200th anniversary of the Texas Rangers in 2023.
Recommended Reading List - Some of the best titles currently available.
Recommended Viewing - Discovering the Legend and Ask the Ranger Museum TV programs.