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Texas City in Galveston County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Old Bay Lake Ranch

 
 
Old Bay Lake Ranch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, March 13, 2008
1. Old Bay Lake Ranch Marker
Inscription. Established by Guy M. Bryan (1821-1901), nephew of Stephen F. Austin, "Father of Texas." Bryan was one of couriers for Wm. B. Travis's Alamo letter. Served in State Legislature (where he was a Speaker of the House) and U. S. Congress. Aide to Confederate President Davis and a colonel in army in Civil War.
 
Erected 1967 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee.
 
Location. 29° 23.895′ N, 94° 53.565′ W. Marker is in Texas City, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker can be reached from Bay Street near 14th Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Texas City TX 77590, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Jefferson Jones (here, next to this marker); Shoal Point and Half Moon Shoal Lighthouse (here, next to this marker); Site of Austinia (here, next to this marker); Wedell's Corner (here, next to this marker); F-100F North American Super Sabre (a few steps from this marker); Anchor from Freighter Grand Camp (approx. 0.4 miles away); Texas City Dike (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Aero Squadron (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Texas City.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
F-100F North American Super Sabre & Bi-Wing image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans
2. F-100F North American Super Sabre & Bi-Wing
Other Markers in this Park image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans
3. Other Markers in this Park
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 336 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.   2, 3. submitted on , by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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