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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Galveston in Galveston County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)

Bernardo de Galvez


Bernardo de Galvez Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard Denney
1. Bernardo de Galvez Marker
Inscription.  Supported the American Revolution by defeating the British along the Gulf Coast. He had Texas Longhorn cattle driven to Louisiana to aid his campaign - thus giving Texas a connection with the American Revolution.
Erected 1986 by Texas Society, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list.
Location. 29° 17.546′ N, 94° 47.17′ W. Marker is in Galveston, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Seawall Boulevard and 21st Street Rear, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2024 Seawall Blvd, Galveston TX 77550, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hotel Galvez (here, next to this marker); Albertson Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Henry C. Henck, Jr. House (approx. ¼ mile away); Hawes Summer Home (approx. 0.4 miles
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away); George Dealey (approx. 0.4 miles away); Galveston Orphans Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); Galveston Children's Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); Franklin-Wandless House (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galveston.
Hotel Galvez Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard Denney
2. Hotel Galvez Marker
View of entrance, with marker and plaques in context. Bernardo de Galvez and Historic Hotels of America Markers on near column. Hotel Galvez marker proper on far column.
Bernardo de Gálvez image. Click for full size.
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3. Bernardo de Gálvez
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 6, 2014, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 768 times since then and 61 times this year. Last updated on January 6, 2014, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 3, 2014, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.   3. submitted on August 28, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Dec. 8, 2023