Pattie Pederson

My Hometown: Rooted In the Railroad and Blues Music, Navasota Chugs With Cultural Vibrancy

September 30, 2019 | By Heather Brand

Navasota has long stoked history buffs’ imaginations. It was, after all, the area where historians believe French explorer Sieur de La Salle was murdered in 1687. Then, as a 19th-century railhead on the Navasota River, the town bustled with both commerce and unsavory characters with little regard for the law.

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