Today in Texas: January 24th

by Leanna Barcelona, University Archivist  Seventy years ago on January 24, 1948, three Texas cities became one. Formerly known as the “Tri-Cities,” the towns of Baytown, Goose Creek, and Pelly unified as what is known known as the city of Baytown. Goose Creek Oil Field was discovered in the 1910s, which allowed for rapid growth … Continue reading Today in Texas: January 24th