This Day in Texas History: Sam Houston Elected President of the Republic of Texas

This Day in Texas History: Sam Houston Elected President of the Republic of Texas September 5, 1836 On this day in 1836, Sam Houston, the

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This day in Texas History: Virginia Point Benefits from Galveston Island Bridge

This day in Texas History: Virginia Point Benefits from Galveston Island Bridge February 06, 1860 On this day in 1860, the Galveston, Houston and Henderson

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This Day in Texas History: Each Texan Promised a Silver Mine

This Day in Texas History: Each Texan Promised a Silver Mine March 10, 1756 On this day in 1756, Bernardo de Miranda y Flores, lieutenant governor

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This day in Texas History: A Connecticut Yankee in Texas

This day in Texas History: (from the Texas State Historical Association archives) A Connecticut Yankee in Texas January 17, 1821 On this date in 1821, the government

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