Who Found Texas?

The history of Texas, the 28th state to be admitted to the Union on December 29, 1845, goes back to the 1500’s. A map of the territory was created in 15 19 by Alonzo Alvarez de Pineda who was a Spanish explorer. This map being the first historical document of Texas credits Alonzo Alvarez de Pineda as the founder. For more information look here: