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

Captain George M. Levingston

(Feb. 25, 1874 - Oct. 27, 1971)

 
 
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By Cajun Scrambler, October 4, 2019
1. Captain George M. Levingston Marker
Inscription.  A licensed river captain and the son of a pioneer area shipbuilder, George M. Levingston was a leader in the development of Orange's shipbuilding industry. In 1933, after years of experience in the local shipyards, he formed the Levingston Shipbuilding Company, which was to become a major Gulf Coast operation under his direction. In addition to his influence on the area's economic growth, Captain Levingston also served on the Orange City Council in the 1920s.
 
Erected 1983 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 11490.)
 
Location. 30° 5.132′ N, 93° 44.29′ W. Marker is in Orange, Texas, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from Jackson Avenue near South Border Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Orange TX 77630, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. David Robert Wingate (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Samuel M. Brown (within shouting distance of this marker); Evergreen Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Thomas Stark
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By Cajun Scrambler, October 4, 2019
2. Captain George M. Levingston Marker
(about 300 feet away); Samuel Wallace Sholars, M.D. (about 400 feet away); Alexander Gilmer (about 400 feet away); Jimmy Ochiltree Sims Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Orange County and the Civil War (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Orange.
 
More about this marker. Located within the Evergreen Cemetery.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 22, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 26, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 45 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 26, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.
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