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Celebrate Texas Independence Day - The Galveston County Daily News : Editorials

July 24, 2014

Celebrate Texas Independence Day

Posted: Sunday, March 2, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 12:05 am, Sun Mar 2, 2014.

Today is Texas Independence Day. It’s a day that says a lot about the character of this state.

On March 2, 1836, the Alamo was surrounded. The garrison at Goliad soon would be massacred. As the Mexican army advanced, settlers were pulling up stakes and running for Louisiana.

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