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Bolivar celebrates Jane Long’s strength and perseverance - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

July 26, 2014

Bolivar celebrates Jane Long’s strength and perseverance

Posted: Monday, September 30, 2013 12:25 am | Updated: 3:59 pm, Wed Oct 2, 2013.

BOLIVAR — Ready the red petticoats — the Jane Long Festival is coming Oct. 12, honoring the gritty Bolivar pioneer who outwitted attacking Indians, charmed Sam Houston and dined with pirates.

This is the fourth year for the event on Bolivar Peninsula begun by Hurricane Ike survivors well versed in the tales of Jane Long.

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