Galveston in Galveston County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
The Texas Navy
In commemoration of
The Texas Navy
that played heroic part
in the struggle of
the Texas Republic
and made headquarters at
the port of Galveston
the Texas Society
Daughters of the American Colonists
April 21, 1937
Mrs. A.V. Lane†††State Regent
Mrs. E.C. Northen†††State Chairman
Erected 1937 by Texas Society of Daughters of the American Colonists.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Colonists marker series.
Location. 29° 17.209′ N, 94° 47.579′ W. Marker is in Galveston, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker is on Seawall Boulevard east of 28th Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Galveston TX 77550, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Galveston World War I Honor Roll (a few steps from this marker); "The Cradle" (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hutchings House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Galveston Garten Verein (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different Hutchings House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Galveston Artillery Club (approx. half a mile away); Ursuline Convent in the Civil War (approx. half a mile away); Site of Ursuline Convent and Academy (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galveston.
Also see . . .
1. Texas Navy. From the Texas State Historical Associationís “Handbook of Texas Online”. (Submitted on November 17, 2015.)
2. The Texas Navy. From the Texas Military Forces Museum. (Submitted on November 17, 2015.)
Categories. • War, Texas Independence •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 17, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 225 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 17, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.