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  • Harris County, Georgia

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Harris County, Georgia.= Official Website = Overview The county was settled by European Americans largely after the federal government had forcibly removed the indigenous Creek people (Muscogee), who were relocated to Indian Territory west of the Mississippi River. In the antebellum era, parts of the county were developed for cotton p...

  • Houston College of Law

    Wikipedia =The Houston College of Law (formerly South Texas College of Law) is a private law school located in Downtown Houston, Texas. Founded in 1923, the college is the oldest law school in Houston and the third-oldest in Texas. The college is the largest law school in Texas by enrollment and the only law school in Texas unaffiliated with a university. Houston College of Law has been accredi...

  • Houston Baptist University

    Wikipedia =Houston Baptist University (HBU) is a private Baptist university founded in 1960. It is located in the Southwest Management District (formerly Greater Sharpstown) in Houston, Texas, near the Southwest Freeway. The Cultural Arts Center houses three museums: the Dunham Bible Museum, the Museum of American Architecture and Decorative Arts, and the Museum of Southern History. Notable Alumni

  • Harris County, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Harris County, Texas.= Official Website = History Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca may have visited the area in 1529. French traders recorded passing through in the 18th century. Spaniards attempted to establish a fort in the area around the same time, but did not persist for long.The first recorded European settlers in Harris County arrive...

  • Houston National Cemetery

    Wikipedia =Houston National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery in the city of Houston in Harris County, Texas. Find a Grave

  • Houston Colt .45s (1962–1964) (MLB)

    This franchise currently exists as the Houston Astros .* Houston Astros (1965–present) * Houston Colt .45s (1962–1964)

  • Houston, Harris County, Texas

    Wikipedia =The county is named for Sam Houston.

  • Houston Astros (MLB)

    The Houston Astros are an American professional baseball team located in Houston, Texas. The Astros are members of the American League (AL) West division in Major League Baseball (MLB), having moved to the division in 2013 after spending their first 51 seasons in the National League (NL). The Astros have played their home games at Minute Maid Park since 2000.The Astros were established as the H...

  • Battle of San Jacinto

    The Battle of San Jacinto, fought on April 21, 1836, in present-day Harris County, Texas, was the decisive battle of the Texas Revolution. Led by General Sam Houston, the Texian Army engaged and defeated General Antonio López de Santa Anna's Mexican army in a fight that lasted just 18 minutes. A detailed, first-hand account of the battle was written by General Houston from Headquarters of the T...

  • Houston Texans (NFL)

    The Houston Texans are a professional American football team based in Houston, Texas. The team competes in the National Football League (NFL) as a member club of the American Football Conference (AFC) South division. The Texans first played in 2002 as an expansion team after Houston's previous franchise, the Houston Oilers, moved to Nashville, Tennessee, where they are now the Tennessee Titans....

  • Houston Oilers (NFL)

    The professional American football team now known as the Tennessee Titans previously played in Houston, Texas, from 1960 to 1996. This article chronicles the team's history during their time as the Houston Oilers during that period. The Oilers began play in 1960 as a charter member of the American Football League. The team won two AFL championships before joining the NFL as part of the AFL–NFL ...