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Surfside Beach in Brazoria County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

The Lively

 
 
The Lively Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gregory Walker, July 28, 2016
1. The Lively Marker
Inscription. First vessel with emigrants to Austin's colony landed here December 23, 1821.

The Battle of Velasco was fought here June 26, 1832.

Public and secret treaties of peace between the Republic of Texas and General Santa Anna were signed here May 14, 1836.

Dedicated May 14, 1936.
 
Erected 1936.
 
Location. 28° 56.56′ N, 95° 17.976′ W. Marker is in Surfside Beach, Texas, in Brazoria County. Marker is on Monument Drive west of Jettyview Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1304 Monument Drive, Freeport TX 77541, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Quintana (approx. 0.8 miles away); Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (approx. one mile away); Old Velasco, CSA (approx. one mile away); Historical Jetties (approx. one mile away); Velasco (approx. one mile away); Freeport National Bank (approx. 2.9 miles away); Stringfellow Ranch (approx. 7.7 miles away); Battle of Jones Creek (approx. 10.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Surfside Beach.
 
Also see . . .
1. "Lively" article in Handbook of Texas Online. (Submitted on July 30, 2016, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas.)
Location of the Lively Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gregory Walker, July 28, 2016
2. Location of the Lively Marker

2. Battle of Velasco article in Handbook of Texas Online. (Submitted on July 30, 2016, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas.)
3. Treaties of Velasco article in Handbook of Texas Online. (Submitted on July 30, 2016, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas.)
 
Categories. PeaceSettlements & SettlersWar, Texas IndependenceWaterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. This page has been viewed 141 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on August 1, 2016.
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