“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 La Marque, 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;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Galveston County, TX (372) Brazoria County, TX (182) Chambers County, TX (38) Harris County, TX (517)  GalvestonCounty(372) Galveston County (372)  BrazoriaCounty(182) Brazoria County (182)  ChambersCounty(38) Chambers County (38)  HarrisCounty(517) Harris County (517)
Galveston is the county seat for Galveston County
La Marque is in Galveston County
      Galveston County (372)  
      Brazoria County (182)  
      Chambers County (38)  
      Harris County (517)  
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1 Texas, Galveston County, La Marque — 267 — Campbell's BayouSite Of Landmark — (1 mile East) —
Settled 1821 by privateer James Campbell (1791-1856), U. S. Navy veteran, War of 1812, who after discharge was lieutenant and close friend of buccaneer Jean Lafitte, operating out of Galveston (then called Campeche). In Karankawa Indian rituals . . . Map (db m35932) HM
2 Texas, Galveston County, La Marque — 8233 — Civil War Fortifications at Virginia Point Reported missing
Virginia Point, the site of an important railroad bridge which provided the only connection between the Texas mainland and Galveston Island in the mid-19th century, played an integral role in the Confederate defense of Galveston during the Civil . . . Map (db m35931) HM
3 Texas, Galveston County, La Marque — 65 — Frank Bell Jr.
Frank Bell Jr. (1893–1963) was the son of early La Marque settlers Flavery and Frank Bell, Sr. Although he received little formal education, he was able to achieve business success and became a respected civic leader in La Marque’s African . . . Map (db m201983) HM
4 Texas, Galveston County, La Marque — 7510 — La Marque
The land in this area, initially known as Highland Bayou, was part of a Republic of Texas land grant awarded to John D. Moore in 1838. The Galveston, Houston, and Henderson Railroad linked Galveston and Houston by 1860, and Highland Bayou, directly . . . Map (db m52570) HM
5 Texas, Galveston County, La Marque — 7542 — Paul's Union Church
Established about 1895 by Laura Stewart and Julia Parr Munson. This Church is distinguished by a history of strong community involvement. The congregation has been led by various Methodist, Presbyterian, and other protestant clergy and has served . . . Map (db m5093) HM
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May. 18, 2024