Van Alstyne Texas History begins with local pioneers and historic statesmen. A small community called Liberty, the founding of the current ghost town of Mantua (MAN-Chew-Way), and a railroad right of way dispute led to large structures moved by mules and the founding of one of the State of Texas’ most historical towns.
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The core purpose of this site is to provide a place where citizens can collectively research, educate, document and preserve the History of Van Alstyne, Texas.