Former Jenkins resident Charles Dixon will sign copies of his series of books “A Journey of a Lifetime: A Pictorial and Written History of the Dixons” on Friday, April 11, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Jenkins Public Library.
Volume I covers the family history of the Dixons at Carcassonne and on Elk Creek as well as the Bryants of Johnson’s Fork. Of particular interest to residents of Jenkins and McRoberts will be Volumes 2 and 3 with chapters on the Dixons in McRoberts and Jenkins with historical pictures and narrative about Jenkins and McRoberts. Included are chapters about the Jenkins Independent School System and sports in Jenkins and McRoberts Schools. Volumes 4 and 5 continue with the history in pictures and narrative of the family of Dennis and Pelma Blair Dixon.
This five-volume family history contains over 3,000 pictures in its 2,000 pages. The five volumes may be purchased as a set or by single volumes.