The great achievements and fascinating life of Jane Long, Mother of Texas, are celebrated in this captivating biography. Readers will learn how Jane, orphaned as a young child and widowed at an early age, raised three children on her own and opened and operated a successful boarding house in Brazoria, the main port of Texas. The biography details how Jane's hotel became the central hub of activity for many of the major figures in the Texas Revolution, including William Barret Travis and Sam Houston, and how Jane used her ...

Jane Long: Texas Journey 2009, Bright Sky Press

ISBN-13: 9781933979397