Mary Margaret McAllen Amberson is the author of the best-selling I Would Rather Sleep in Texas: A History of the Lower Rio Grande Valley and the People of the Santa Anita Land Grant, published by the TSHA in 2003.
Shortly before his fourteenth birthday, John Christopher Columbus Hill left home with his father and older brother to join the ill-fated 1842...
This superb work of history tells the compelling story of the Lower Rio Grande Valley and the people who struggled to make this land their home...
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