This Week in Texas Methodist History

Date Posted: 3/6/2012

Velasco Editor Writes “Support the Pastor”  March 6, 1892


A cluster of villages near the mouth of the Brazos River, Velasco, Surfside, and Quintana, proved irresistible to developers.  As the natural outlet for the cotton and sugar cane produced in the rich Brazos bottom lands, it was natural that communities would develop in the area.  Steamboats, including the famous Yellow Stone, plied the muddy waters even before the Texas Revolution… 

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