March 2: Happy Texas Independence Day Share:Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Posted in Ellis County on March 02, 2015 by Publisher Monday, March 2 is Texas Independence Day — the day proud Texans celebrate the March 2, 1836 adoption of the Texas Declaration of Independence.The declaration marked Texas' independence from Mexico. Nine years later, on Dec. 29, 1845, the U.S. Congress annexed the Republic of Texas into the Union.Texas Flag Day and Sam Houston Day are special observances that share the March 2 legal holiday.Sam Houston Day celebrates the birthday of Sam Houston, who led Texans in the Battle of San Jacinto to defeat Mexican troops on April 21, 1836. You may also be interested in readingConstable Terry Nay announces bid for re-election in Pct. 2Rep. John Wray lends support to Texas A&M Student Senate Bill on eminent domainGroup to emphasize high-speed rail problems during March 17 public meetingCandidate profile: Terry Nay2016 Ellis County Constable Pct 2 GOP Candidate Questionnaire responses2018 Ellis County Judge GOP Candidate Questionnaire responses2018 Ellis County Clerk GOP Candidate Questionnaire responses2018 Ellis County Sheriff GOP Candidate Questionnaire responsesGraduate Caston Scholarship goes to 17 Navarro College graduatesCilantro suspected of Cyclospora concern again in Texas ← Midlothian, Palmer and Waxahachie ISDs announce makeup daysRed Oak ISD announces inclement weather makeup days → You must log in to post a comment.