How Indian Emily Saved Fort Davis

Available Now!

Legends, myths, and ghost stories have long roamed the rugged West Texas towns – and one legend has intrigued story-tellers and researchers for generations.

West Texas author Larry Francell digs into the legend of Indian Emily in this new journalistic critique. Covering stories and histories gathered over the past century, Larry asks, and tries to answer, questions about the young woman known as Indian Emily. Did she really save the soldiers at Fort Davis? Where was she buried? How was she portrayed in different stories over the years?

“How Indian Emily Saved Fort Davis” is now available to help answer some of these mysteries. Pick up your copy today!

Books are now available at:

Javelinas and Hollyhocks in downtown Fort Davis, Texas for $11.99.

Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center just outside of Fort Davis, Texas.

and at The Paint Box/Cactus Fountain Studio on State Street
(along with paintings by local artists Beth Francell, Patricia Moreland, and Lanna Duncan).

Or order online at

Barnes & Noble