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In Remembrance of Samuel "Sam" Houston, Born on this Day 222 Years Ago!

May You Continue to Rate a Mansion in Heaven and Rest in Eternal Peace and Joy Forever!

Birthplace Marker in Rockbridge County, Virginia.…


Posted by MRHOUSTONIAN on March 2, 2015 at 8:57am

The Declaration of Texas' Independence!

When delegates convened on March 1, they appointed a committee headed by George Childress to draw up a declaration. He most likely had one ready, since it was presented and adopted the very next day. The order for copies was quickly drawn up and sent by horseback to the printers.

Five handwritten copies were to be made and sent to six different towns. How five copies were to go to six different places isn’t explained. They were…


Posted by MRHOUSTONIAN on March 2, 2015 at 7:40am

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