Tiny little Panna Maria, Texas has two Firsts in the Nation.

Number 1 …Panna Maria is THE oldest Polish settlement in the United States.  Note…it is not just the oldest Polish settlement in Texas.  It is the oldest in the entire United States. In 1854, Polish settlers from Silesia finally landed in Karnes County.  They had fled Poland due to poverty but also because the Revolutions of 1848 had been squelched. Panna […]