Texas City in Galveston County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Old Bay Lake Ranch
Established by Guy M. Bryan (1821-1901), nephew of Stephen F. Austin, "Father of Texas." Bryan was one of couriers for Wm. B. Travis's Alamo letter. Served in State Legislature (where he was a Speaker of the House) and U. S. Congress. Aide to Confederate President Davis and a colonel in army in Civil War.
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 7538.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 29° 23.895′ N, 94° 53.565′ W. Marker is in Texas City, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker can be reached from Bay Street near 14th Avenue, on the right when traveling north. 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 walking distance of this marker. William Jefferson Jones (here, next to this marker); Site of Austinia (here, next to this marker); Shoal Point and Half Moon Shoal Lighthouse (here, next to this marker); F-100F North American Super Sabre (a few steps from this U.S. Army Camp at Texas City (a few steps from this marker); Anchor Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Texas City Dike (approx. 0.4 miles away); Anchor from Freighter Grand Camp (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Texas City.
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