The Arcane Texas Fact of the Day.

Longview, Texas was founded by the man shown here, a man with the wonderful name of Ossamus Hitch Methvin. Here's his TSHA entry:

Ossamus Hitch Methvin, Sr., founder of Longview, son of Richard R. and Martha (Perdue) Methvin, was born in… pic.twitter.com/8PWR24ZhmS

— Traces of Texas (@TracesofTexas) July 31, 2023