There aren't that many Indian battles in Houston's history, but on this date in 1824, a vicious little skirmish took place pitting Karankawas against Stephen F. Austin's settlers in Brazoria County. The trouble started on June 21 just west of what is now Angleton at a country store owned by a braw ... More >>
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