The audience for a lecture I was giving about Halliburton recently was a diverse group. Some not familiar with his colorful exploits and exciting books hung on my every word in surprise and wonderment. Others who had previously thrilled to his adventures nodded knowingly as if hearing welcome news of an old friend. The highlight for me though was when one lady surprised and pleased me with the news that her Home Schooling group used Halliburton’s Books of Marvels (the Occident and the Orient) as guides to teach young people about geography and history. She added that Home Schooling groups all over the country did the same. In spite of the years of research I had spent exploring his colorful life I had never come across this fact. But on reflection I was not surprised. As a youngster I had discovered Halliburton’s Books of Marvels in a school library and the world opened up to me as it had never before. Macchu Piccu, Angkor Wat, the colossal statue of Helios at Rhodes, the intriguing story of Toussant L’Ovedture, the black king of Haiti and his mountain redoubt, the sad story of Maximilian and Carlotta in Mexico plus many more exciting tales had thrilled and educated me. It made happy to hear that the ghost of Halliburton was still working his magic on new generations.