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Corpus Christi in Nueces County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Padre Island National Seashore

 
 
Padre Island National Seashore Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, June 12, 1998
1. Padre Island National Seashore Marker
Inscription.  Welcome to Padre Island National Seashore-Spring, summer, autumn, winter—any time is a special time to begin your Padre Island National Seashore adventure.

Take a day, a weekend, or longer to enjoy the Gulfshore playgrounds of America’s longest barrier island. While you’re here, explore Padre Island’s dynamic inland and Laguna Madre environments, and discover their fascinating natural human histories.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places.
 
Location. 27° 29.428′ N, 97° 16.783′ W. Marker is in Corpus Christi, Texas, in Nueces County. Marker is on Park Road 22. This marker is no longer in existence according to a Park Ranger. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Corpus Christi TX 78418, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Padre Island and Padre Nicolas Balli (approx. 7.6 miles away); The Pat Dunn Ranch (approx. 10 miles away); Coastal Hide, Tallow and Packing Industries (approx. 10 miles away); Duncan Cemetery

Padre Island National Seashore image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, June 12, 1998
2. Padre Island National Seashore
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(approx. 10.6 miles away); German POW Camp at NAS Corpus Christi (approx. 12 miles away); Naval Air Station Corpus Christi (approx. 12 miles away); Flour Bluff (approx. 12 miles away); Chapman Ranch (approx. 12.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corpus Christi.
 
Padre Island National Seashore image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, June 12, 1998
3. Padre Island National Seashore
Sign at the entance to Padre Island National Seashore image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, June 12, 1998
4. Sign at the entance to Padre Island National Seashore
Padre Island National Seashore-stamp from the National Park Service image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, June 22, 1998
5. Padre Island National Seashore-stamp from the National Park Service
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 21, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 9, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 330 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 9, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 2, 2022