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Historical Markers in Lamar, Texas

 
Clickable Map of Aransas 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 Aransas County, TX (62) Calhoun County, TX (58) Nueces County, TX (85) Refugio County, TX (23) San Patricio County, TX (29)  AransasCounty(62) Aransas County (62)  CalhounCounty(58) Calhoun County (58)  NuecesCounty(85) Nueces County (85)  RefugioCounty(23) Refugio County (23)  SanPatricioCounty(29) San Patricio County (29)
Lamar is in Aransas County
      Aransas County (62)  
      Calhoun County (58)  
      Nueces County (85)  
      Refugio County (23)  
      San Patricio County (29)  
 
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1Texas (Aransas County), Lamar — 1547 — John Fagan
John Fagan Soldier in the Texas War for Independence at Goliad, 1835-1836Map (db m53825) HM
2Texas (Aransas County), Lamar — 18745 — Lamar Volunteer Fire Department
Established by a group of concerned citizens, the Lamar Volunteer Fire Department formed in 1963. The volunteers dedicated themselves to fire prevention, fire-fighting, hurricane patrol, beach patrol and working with the Aransas County Emergency . . . Map (db m181002) HM
3Texas (Aransas County), Lamar — 16924 — Mills Wharf
Mills Wharf, built by John Howard Mills in 1932, was a renowned center for waterfowl hunting and fishing from the 1930s until it was sold in 1960. It consisted of cottages, a cook house, a guide service office, a store, a tackle shop, and a unique . . . Map (db m63716) HM
4Texas (Aransas County), Lamar — 3018 — Site of the Town of Lamar
Site of the town of Lamar Named for Mirabeau B. Lamar 1798 – 1859 President of the Republic of Texas 1838 – 1841 Established in 1838 Made a Port of Entry in 1839 Sacked by Union Troops Feb. 11, 1864 Survived until . . . Map (db m53711) HM
5Texas (Aransas County), Lamar — 5103 — Stella Maris Chapel
Irish immigrant James W. Byrne (1787 – 1865), a veteran of the Texas Revolution, was an early settler of this area. He established the town of Lamar and with his wife Harriet, sold land on Aransas Bay to the Catholic Church for a chapel site. . . . Map (db m53717) HM
6Texas (Aransas County), Lamar — 5368 — The Lamar Cemetery
This burial ground originally served pioneer settlers of the Lamar community. Founded by James W. Byrne (d. 1865), a native of Ireland and a veteran of the Texas Revolution, it was named for his friend Mirabeau B. Lamar, former President of the . . . Map (db m53713) HM
 
 
Dec. 6, 2021