March 2

March 2nd is a good day of the year for Texians anywhere – in addition to being Texas Independence Day, it’s also Sam Houston’s birthday!

One of the great local traditions in Huntsville is someone always leaves a plate of oysters, black coffee and sugar cookies at Sam’s graveside. Legend has it, that was one of his favorite meals!

~ by Derrick Birdsall on March 2, 2021.

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