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10 Texas Trivia Facts Just In Time For Texas Independence Day

No. 8 King Of The Wild Frontier

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August 17, 1786: Frontier icon and Alamo defender Davy Crockett was born. A folk hero and U.S. Representative, he’d later make his way into several songs and even have a national forest named in his honor.

Correction: Davy Crockett’s year of birth was previously misidentified. We regret the error. 

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