The History of Saint’s Roost

Back in 1878 the Reverend Lewis Henry Carhart had an idea to establish a town where Christian values would be promoted. Activities such as drinking and gambling were looked down upon and there were no saloons allowed. The local cowboys nicknamed the town “Saint’s Roost.” Named for his wife Clara, Clarendon sprang to life along … Read more

What are the Six Flags Over Texas?

The 6 Flags Over Texas

One thing that makes Texas special is that six governments have presided or “flown their flag” over Texas.  One question we receive here at TexasProud quite often is “What are the six flags that were flown over Texas?” The Six Flags Over Texas is used to describe the six nations, Spain (1519–1685; 1690–1821), France (1685–1690), … Read more