Samson Energy on hand for Jane Long Memorial Dedication
Galveston, Texas – On Saturday, Samson Energy Company representatives attended a special dedication ceremony on Bolivar Peninsula for the new Jane Long Memorial. After several months of hard work by countless people, the new memorial at the entrance of Fort Travis was unveiled to many excited members of the local community.
The Jane Long Memorial comprised of Flag Poles, Historical Markers, and an approximately twenty-five foot tall orifice, was made possible by the generous efforts of Samson Energy, Bolivar Chamber of Commerce, and Bolivar Peninsula Cultural Foundation. The memorial is sure to provide a lasting impression with tourists, historians, and the community itself.
"Samson is proud to participate in community projects such as helping fund the Jane Long memorial project on the Bolívar Peninsula" says Steve Trujillo, Manager Regulatory Affairs.
About Samson: Samson Energy Company is a private oil and gas company that is active in the onshore U.S. Gulf Coast and the U.S. Deepwater Gulf of Mexico. Samson is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma with a division office in Houston, and field office in Liberty, Texas.
About Jane Long: Jane Long is widely revered as the “Mother of Texas”. She fought off Indians and pirates at the fort on the Bolívar Peninsula alongside a 12 year old girl and her 6 year old daughter, while her husband was away in war. He never returned. Jane Long also had a baby during this time giving her the title “Mother of Texas”.