“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Galveston in Galveston County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)

Bernardo De Galvez


Bernardo de Galvez MArker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Denney
1. Bernardo de Galvez MArker
Inscription. Supported the American Revolution by defeating the British along the Gulf Coast. He had Texas Longhorn cattle driven to Louisiana to aid his campaign - thus giving Texas a connection with the American Revolution.
Erected 1986 by Texas Society, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 29° 17.546′ N, 94° 47.17′ W. Marker is in Galveston, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Seawall Boulevard and 21st Street Rear, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2024 Seawall Blvd, Galveston TX 77550, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hotel Galvez (here, next to this marker); George Dealey (approx. 0.4 miles away); Galveston Orphans Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); Galveston Children's Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); Franklin-Wandless House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Ursuline Convent and Academy (approx.
Hotel Galvez Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Denney
2. Hotel Galvez Marker
View of entrance, with marker and plaques in context. Bernardo de Galvez, and Historic Hotels of America on near column. Hotel Galvez marker proper on far column.
0.4 miles away); Ursuline Convent in the Civil War (approx. half a mile away); Galveston Garten Verein (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Galveston.
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 342 times since then and 52 times this year. Last updated on , by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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