[Map of Greater Galveston County, 1954]

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1954 Map of Greater Galveston County, donated to the Genevieve Miller Public Library by Ben K. Peek Real Estate. Points of interest include: Algoa, Hitchcock, LaMarque, Texas City, Boliver, Deer Islands, Offats Bayou, Pelican Project, Galveston, San Leon, Bacliffe, Dickinson Bayou, Moses Lake, Dollar Bay, April Fool Point, and an Industrial Water Canal.

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Creator: Unknown. 1954.

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This map is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2006 and was provided by Genevieve Miller Hitchcock Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 385 times . More information about this map can be viewed below.

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Genevieve Miller Hitchcock Public Library

The Genevieve Miller Hitchcock Public Library partnered with us for the grant Rescuing Texas History through the Digitization of At-Risk Photographs and Maps. Selected materials include maps of Hitchcock and Galveston County, and photographs of local businesses, homes, and Camp Wallace.

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1954 Map of Greater Galveston County, donated to the Genevieve Miller Public Library by Ben K. Peek Real Estate. Points of interest include:
Algoa, Hitchcock, LaMarque, Texas City, Boliver, Deer Islands, Offats Bayou, Pelican Project, Galveston, San Leon, Bacliffe, Dickinson Bayou, Moses Lake, Dollar Bay, April Fool Point, and an Industrial Water Canal.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2006

Rescuing Texas History through the Digitization of At-risk Photographs and Maps, 2006, presents local history materials from eleven partners: the Clay County Historical Society, Genevieve Miller Public Library, the Palestine Public Library, the Laredo Public Library, the Archives of the Big Bend at Sul Ross State University, the Moore Memorial Public Library, UT Pan-American, the Clark Hotel Museum, the Austin Public Library, and Concordia University at Austin. Funding is provided by the Summerlee Foundation of Dallas.

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  • 1954

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[Map of Greater Galveston County, 1954], map, 1954; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15295/: accessed July 26, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Genevieve Miller Hitchcock Public Library.