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Yellow Rose

The Rose

Texas history is full of legend and lore. One such tale is the "Yellow Rose of Texas" - a legend commemorated in song.

 

Listen to the song...a real oldie!!!

 

www.youtube.com/watch?v=8LRVLBBojyc

 

But is there such a rose?

 

To answer the questions, "Is there a Yellow Rose of Texas?" and if so "What is it?", the answer is there was a "Yellow Rose." But it was not a "what" it was a "who" - Emily West Morgan.

 

It follows, then, that we ask "Is there a rose named in honor of Emily and her heroic act?" Although a possibility, probably not

 

 

(*For more info: www.tamu.edu/faculty/ccbn/dewitt/adp/archives/yellowrose/...)

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Taken on October 21, 2016