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Marshall History – Sam Houston in Marshall

By Jonathan McCarty, Special Contributor editor@pineywoods.news Not everyone would think that Sam Houston could, or would, have ever not been a popular figure in Texas. But, that would be an incorrect thought. From his fiery youth, until his death, though, Houston was well liked. Just not always popular. The time of his unpopularity began around