The San Jacinto Veterans Unit: Honoring Texas Heroes

The San Jacinto Veterans Unit is a historical organization that is dedicated to honoring the memory of the Texas heroes who fought in the Battle of San Jacinto. This battle, which took place on April 21, 1836, was a pivotal moment in Texas history, as it secured Texas’ independence from Mexico.


Spanish Colonial Period in Texas

Texas history is a rich tapestry of different cultures and traditions, and the Spanish colonial period played a crucial role in shaping the region’s history. This period lasted from the early 16th century until the early 19th century, when Spain relinquished control of Texas to Mexico. (more…)

The Battle of Salado Creek

The Battle of Salado Creek was a significant conflict in the history of Texas, occurring during the Texan War of Independence from Mexico. This battle took place on September 18, 1842, and involved a Texan force led by Mathew Caldwell and a Mexican force led by General Adrian Woll. (more…)

Tejano Origins in Mexican Texas: A Historical Overview

Texas history is a unique blend of different cultures and communities that have shaped the state’s identity over time. The Tejano community, which is a term used to refer to the people of Mexican descent born and raised in Texas, is an essential part of this cultural mosaic.  (more…)

The Mexican Texans and their Activities in the Early 19th Century

The history of Texas is marked by a diverse and complex array of cultures and peoples.
One of the most significant groups that played a role in shaping Texas’s early history were the Mexican Texans. This article will explore the history of the Mexican Texans and their activities in the early 19th century, including their contributions to Texas’s economy, politics, and culture.

The Adams-Onís Treaty: A Landmark Agreement in Texas History

Let’s talk about a really important agreement in Texas history called the Adams-Onís Treaty. It was signed by two countries – the United States and Spain. Do you know what a treaty is? (more…)