Episode 19: Frenchy McCormick and Tascosa, Texas

Frenchy McCormick lived by herself in the Texas ghost town of Tascosa for almost 30 years. She refused to leave because of a promise she made to someone. Frenchy is a folklore legend in Texas but much of her life story is a mystery. MUCH, but not all.

More about this episode

Cowboy Strike 1883 & Demise of Tascosa

Tascosa’s Lone Settler Recalls Wild Days by AB MCDONALD KANSAS CITY STAR Frontier Times Feb 1931

Panhandle Pilgrimage: Illustrated Tales Tracing History in the Texas Panhandle, book, 1978; Amarillo, Texas

Music Credits

Theme Song “Dark & Troubled” by Panthernburn. Special thanks to Phillip St Ours for permission for use

Additional Music: “The Gunfight” by Everet Almond. Licensed under Creative Commons

Ghost Town, Night in the Prairie and Campfire Tales by Brandon Fletcher licensed under Creative Commons

Wild West by Ross Budgen licensed under Creative Commons

Honky Tonkin’ by Doug Maxwell/Media Right Productions licensed under Creative Commons

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