Sam Houston becomes President of the Republic.
Gibbs and Coffin (later the Gibbs Brothers and Company) formed, the oldest continuous business in the state.
Texas admitted to the Union as a state.
Walker County was created, along with 23 other counties, by an act of the Texas Legislature.
Oakwood Cemetery existed as early as this year.
Huntsville Academy (also known as Old Brick Academy) recieves charter.
Woodlawn Home built.
Law Office built.
Texas State Penitentiary receives first convict.
Austin College receives a charter by the governor of Texas; the charter remains in effect today.