Remembering Anson Jones

People always remember “firsts” — their first kiss, the first man on the moon, the first black president. But “lasts” are usually forgotten, so we won’t blame you if you don’t know who Anson Jones was (he was the last president of the Republic of Texas). Of course, after today’s Remembering Anson Jones event at Washington-on-the-Brazos, you’ll know all about how Jones lived — and more importantly, how he died. 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. January 10 and 11. For information, call 936-878-2213 or visit
Sat., Jan. 10, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sun., Jan. 11, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., 2009
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Olivia Flores Alvarez