Texas City in Galveston County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Anchor from Freighter Grand Camp
Texas City Disaster
Erected 1962 by Texas City Chamber of Commerce.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1893.
Location. 29° 23.561′ N, 94° 53.567′ W. Marker is in Texas City, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker is at the intersection of Bay Street and Dike Road on Bay Street. Located in Anchor Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 900 Bay Street, Texas City TX 77590, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Texas City Dike (here, next to this marker); First Aero Squadron (here, next to this marker); Anchor Park (here, next to this marker); The Texas City Disaster (approx. ¼ mile away); Propeller of the SS Highflyer (approx. ¼ mile away); William Jefferson Jones (approx. Site of Austinia (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Bay Lake Ranch (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Texas City.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 25, 2010, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,675 times since then and 109 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 25, 2010, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. 3, 4. submitted on February 18, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. 5. submitted on September 25, 2010, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.