Baytown in Harris County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Goose Creek Stream
Erected by The Service League of Baytown.
Location. 29° 44.22′ N, 94° 58.933′ W. Marker is in Baytown, Texas, in Harris County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Price Street and West Texas Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in Goose Creek Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3 Price Street, Baytown TX 77520, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are K'Nesseth Israel Synagogue (approx. 0.9 miles away); Humble Oil & Refining Company (approx. 1½ miles away); Bayland Orphanage (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Bayland Guards (approx. 1.8 miles away); Confederate Naval Works at Goose Creek (approx. 1.8 miles away); Homesite of William Scott (approx. 2.7 miles away); Dr. Ashbel Smith (approx. 3.3 miles away); Wooster School (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baytown.
Regarding Goose Creek Stream. The town of Goose Creek formed around a major oil field. In the mid twentieth century the town was absorbed into Baytown, Texas and no longer exists as an independent entity. The oil field caused Humble Oil and Refining Company (now Exxon) to locate a refinery nearby. The refinery is still there and is the largest refinery in the US.
Also see . . .
1. Goose Creek Oil Field -- From the Handbook of Texas. (Submitted on March 17, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
2. Goose Creek, Texas -- From the Handbook of Texas. (Submitted on March 17, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 17, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 495 times since then. Last updated on March 19, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 17, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.