Texas City in Galveston County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
S.S. Grandcamp Anchor
Erected by The City of Texas City.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1914.
Location. 29° 24.507′ N, 94° 56.294′ W. Marker is in Texas City, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of 25th Avenue North (State Highway 197) and 29th Street North, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Texas City TX 77590, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Texas City Memorial Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Texas City (approx. 1˝ miles away); First Baptist Church of Texas City (approx. 1.7 Sociedad Mutualista Mexicana in Texas City (approx. 2.6 miles away); Booker T. Washington School (approx. 2.7 miles away); U.S. Army Camp at Texas City (approx. 2.8 miles away); William Jefferson Jones (approx. 2.8 miles away); Shoal Point and Half Moon Shoal Lighthouse (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Texas City.
Also see . . .
1. The Disaster from the Handbook of Texas. (Submitted on December 4, 2011, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
2. The Disaster from Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 4, 2011, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
3. Another Article About the Disaster with Old Pictures. (Submitted on December 4, 2011, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
Additional keywords. industrial disaster, explosion
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 4, 2011, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 2,438 times since then and 88 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 4, 2011, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.