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Tree ID: FM-9
Species: Bur Oak
Year: 1793
Honoree: Sam Houston
Ancestor Location: San Marcos, Texas
History: March 2nd is the birthdate of Sam Houston, the famous Texan. The ancestor tree is in San Marcos, Texas, under which, while campaigning for governor in 1857, Houston kissed several ladies who presented him with a home-made flag.

Sam Houston was born in Virginia, but of course made his fame as a Texan.

Watch the video to learn more about Sam and the Bur Oak.

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