“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Bayside, Texas

Clickable Map of Refugio County, Texas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Refugio County, TX (31) Aransas County, TX (72) Bee County, TX (44) Calhoun County, TX (85) Goliad County, TX (74) San Patricio County, TX (51) Victoria County, TX (114)  RefugioCounty(31) Refugio County (31)  AransasCounty(72) Aransas County (72)  BeeCounty(44) Bee County (44)  CalhounCounty(85) Calhoun County (85)  GoliadCounty(74) Goliad County (74)  SanPatricioCounty(51) San Patricio County (51)  VictoriaCounty(114) Victoria County (114)
Refugio is the county seat for Refugio County
Bayside is in Refugio County
      Refugio County (31)  
      Aransas County (72)  
      Bee County (44)  
      Calhoun County (85)  
      Goliad County (74)  
      San Patricio County (51)  
      Victoria County (114)  
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1 Texas, Refugio County, Bayside — 17651 — Birthplace of Clara Driscoll
The settlement of St. Mary’s was founded in 1857 by Joseph F. Smith, nephew of Texas provisional Gov. Henry Smith. The town flourished from 1850 to 1886 as a viable port city, and was once the county seat of Refugio County. The bustling town . . . Map (db m205695) HM
2 Texas, Refugio County, Bayside — Copano Bay Claimed
In the Year of Our Lord 1519, Copano Bay was claimed along with the surrounding costal area, as a Spanish possession by Alonzo Alvarez De Pineda, who is thought to be the first European to explore and chart the Texas coast line.Map (db m213751) HM
3 Texas, Refugio County, Bayside — 12168 — John Howland Wood and Nancy Clark Wood House
John Howland Wood (1816-1904) was born in Dutchess County, New York. Trained in the mercantile trade and apprenticed to a painter, Wood enlisted in the New York Battalion to aid the Texas revolution. He arrived in Texas in 1836 in time to . . . Map (db m207915) HM
4 Texas, Refugio County, Bayside — 3803 — Old St. Mary's Cemetery
Joseph F. Smith, Nephew of Texas' provisional governor Henry Smith, founded the town of St. Mary's in 1857. Ten acres were set aside for this burial ground, in which the earliest marked grave is dated 1860. The cemetery served the thriving . . . Map (db m208205) HM
5 Texas, Refugio County, Bayside — 4937 — Site of the Town of Cópano
Named for the Indians who lived here Important Texas port, 1722-1870 The landing place of many colonists Winter quarters of the Texas Revolution Army in 1835 Additional tablet: This marker was moved from its original location on Copano . . . Map (db m205697) HM
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Feb. 26, 2024