We have learned so much interesting history during our travels, and often it comes from finding historical markers and sites by accident. On a day trip to the Bolivar Peninsula after a ferry ride from Galveston, we came across a collection of Texas historical markers we had never noticed before. One of these markers tells the story of Jane Long, a pioneer woman who lived during the 18th and 19th centuries and who is called "The Mother of Texas". In this Texas Tidbit, we share the story of Jane Long and why she is important to Texas history... [See the Full Post and Watch the Video!
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