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Old Posted Mar 4, 2014, 2:40 AM
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Originally Posted by Reverberation View Post
That would be cool to see. The original port of what is now Houston was actually Harrisburg, but Santa Anna burned it down. Then the Allen brothers bought what is now Houston at the farthest navigable point on the bayou and plotted out a grid and founded the city.
I had to look this up to confirm that I remembered correctly, but the Allen brothers were New York real estate people. When my oldest sister was a wild teenager, she hung out at Allen's Landing (it was a hippie hangout in the late 60s). I don't know what it's like these days.
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