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This interesting little town was founded in 1835, was home to Baylor University (opened in 1846) and is where Sam Houston and family lived. The school was divided into men's and women's colleges with a creek running between them. The creek became known by the...More
Baylor Colleges for Women & Men were located here as is the burial site of Mrs Sam Houston along with a number of older & restored buildings. If you love history you could probably fill a full day in this little Texas town. Historical markers,...More
Persons interested in the history of Texas would do well to visit Independence, located on Farm Road 50 twelve miles northeast of Brenham in Washington County. Independence is where Baylor University had its start, and ruins exist from some of the buildings. In addition, there...More