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Historical Markers in High Island, Texas

 
Clickable Map of Galveston County, Texas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Galveston County, TX (337) Brazoria County, TX (176) Chambers County, TX (32) Harris County, TX (430)  GalvestonCounty(337) Galveston County (337)  BrazoriaCounty(176) Brazoria County (176)  ChambersCounty(32) Chambers County (32)  HarrisCounty(430) Harris County (430)
Galveston is the county seat for Galveston County
High Island is in Galveston County
      Galveston County (337)  
ADJACENT TO GALVESTON COUNTY
      Brazoria County (176)  
      Chambers County (32)  
      Harris County (430)  
 
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1Texas (Galveston County), High Island — 7423 — Charles Cronea(January 14, 1805 - March 4, 1893)
Born in Marseilles, France, Charles Cronea came to America on a French frigate as a cabin boy in 1818. Soon after, boarding a ship out of Charleston, South Carolina, Cronea and several companions entered the service of Jean Laffite of Galveston . . . Map (db m157358) HM
2Texas (Galveston County), High Island — 7490 — High Island
The coastal community of High Island sits atop a salt dome at the east end of Bolivar Peninsula. It was named High Island because the hill sits about 45 feet above sea, the only dry land visible during storms and flooding. Settled by anglos in . . . Map (db m38616) HM
 
 
  
  
  
 
 
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Dec. 4, 2022