[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 406 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, located in the Galveston County town of Hitchcock, serves to educate, inform, entertain, and culturally enrich the community by providing library materials and information services. The library received a Rescuing Texas History grant to aid in the digitization of at-risk photographs and maps.

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Description

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

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  • 1954

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[Map of Greater Galveston County, 1954], map, 1954; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15295/: accessed March 30, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Genevieve Miller Hitchcock Public Library.