Learn about Texas
by Tom Strayhorn
... All the modern conveniences you will ever need can be
found in the large cities like Houston, San Antonio, Dallas,
El Paso and the capital Austin. Texass large cities
have one advantage over other large cities because they have
maintained that wild west charm from an era gone by. There
are also many historical sites found all over Texas. And there
is never any worry about finding the true nature of Texas
and its residents. The wild west is in their blood.
Did you know that a Virginian Sam Houston was president of
the Republic of Texas for two separate terms? Houston was
president from 1836 to 1838 then from 1841to 1844. He also
was governor of the state of Texas from 1859 to 1861.
Did you know that José Antonio Navarro the signer of
the Texas Declaration of Independence and one of the founders
of the Constitution of the Republic, was a Texas native? He
was born in San Antonio in 1795. Navarro also served in the
Republic of Texas Congress and the Constitutional Convention
in 1845. Navarro County was named in his honor.
The first Congress of the Republic of Texas convened in October
1836 at Columbia which is now known as West Columbia.
Texas history is as big as their Texan hats. Texas has a wealth
of history including the last battle of the civil war of America.
You could spend a life time looking at all the historical
sites in Texas.
So why not come explore one of the greatest states in the
U.S.A. Facts out about Texas can be found on the internet.
Start planning your visit and find out why we are the friendly
About the Author
Tom Strayhorn is one of the few real cowboys left so why not
saddle up and come visit him at http://www.cowboys-n-campfires.com/.