March 22: Today in Texas History #txhx #Liberty

Today in 1836, the sixty-ton armed Texas schooner Liberty, commanded by William S. Brown, seized the U.S. brig Durango in Matagorda Bay. 

Read more on the Texas Navy here.

“In the covered wagon days, if a baby was born in Texarkana while the family was crossing into the Lone Star State, by the time they reached El Paso, the baby would be in the third grade.” ~ Texas Author Wallace O Chariton 

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