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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Lamar
Lamar, Texas and Vicinity
▶ Aransas County (59) ▶ Calhoun County (19) ▶ Nueces County (50) ▶ Refugio County (14) ▶ San Patricio County (16)
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Soldier in the Texas
War for Independence
at Goliad, 1835-1836 — — Map (db m53825) HM|
|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|
|Site of the town of
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 . . . — — Map (db m53711) HM|
|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|
|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|