Port Lavaca in Calhoun County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Half Moon Reef Lighthouse
Built 1858 Retired 1942
the American Merchant Marine
United States Daughters of 1812,
Coryne Aston Boggs Choate,
17 November 1991
Erected 1991 by United States Daughters of 1812, Texas Society.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Communications • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Lighthouses, and the United States Daughters of 1812, National Society series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1858.
Location. 28° 38.218′ N, 96° 37.036′ W. Marker is in Port Lavaca, Texas, in Calhoun County. Memorial is at the intersection of State Highway 35 and Half Moon Drive (State Highway 238), on the right when traveling east on State Highway Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2300 TX-35, Port Lavaca TX 77979, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Halfmoon Reef Lighthouse (here, next to this marker); Port Lavaca (within shouting distance of this marker); First Baptist Church (approx. one mile away); Alsatian Immigration through Lavaca Bay (approx. 1.1 miles away); Ranger Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away); Civil War Bombardment of Port Lavaca (approx. 1.3 miles away); Naval Shelling of Lavaca (approx. 1.3 miles away); Civil War Torpedo Works (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Lavaca.
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