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“Thosands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wilderness is a necessity.

John Muir

“Not all those who wander are lost”

J.R.R. Tolkien

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Beer and Black Beans…Monument Hill and Kreische Brewery State Historic Sites, LaGrange, Fayette County, Texas

Have you ever heard of the Mier Expedition or the Black Bean Incident? This obscure piece of Texas history is not even known by a lot of Texans. After the Treaty of Velasco ended the Texas Revolution and created the Republic of Texas the dispute with Mexico continued. Seems there was a disagreement about whichContinue reading “Beer and Black Beans…Monument Hill and Kreische Brewery State Historic Sites, LaGrange, Fayette County, Texas”

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