The Edens-Madden Massacre of Houston County

The Edens-Madden Massacre of Houston County- Various Indian tribes, such as the Caddo, Kickapoo, and Cherokee, lived on the river bottoms among the pine thickets in East Texas before the Texas Revolution. The Mexican government had no interest in colonizing East Texas; therefore, was able to maintain good relations with … Read More

Lake Livingston

Lake Livingston is located west of Livingston and 50 miles north of Houston in Polk, San Jacinto, Trinity and Walker counties. The dam is located in Polk and San Jacinto counties. The lake is 90,000 surface acres, with an average maximum depth of 77 feet. Native emergent plants are limited … Read More