[Postcard of Artillery Batteries "B," "C," and "D" on the Beach]

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Postcard showing coastal batteries "B," "C," and "D" locked in their firing spots. All of the artillery pieces are pointed up and out toward the water.

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

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Hill 194u.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2016 and one other and was provided by Palacios Area Historical Association to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 11 times. More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Palacios Area Historical Association

Palacios Area Historical Association (PAHA), was incorporated in 1982 as a 501(c)3 non profit organization in the City of Palacios , Matagorda County , Texas . It is governed by a Board of Trustees that is elected by the general membership at an annual meeting. PAHA operates the City by the Sea Museum to carry out its work. It relies on grants and donations to support that work, as well as on the generosity of volunteers who give of their time, energy, skills and talent as docents, event organizers, exhibit designers, and collection managers. It operates a gift shop in the Museum and employs a Museum Coordinator.

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Postcard showing coastal batteries "B," "C," and "D" locked in their firing spots. All of the artillery pieces are pointed up and out toward the water.

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2016

This compilation of newspapers, photographs, and other materials gives a glimpse into the diverse people and fascinating places that have contributed to the growth of Texas over the past two centuries.

World War Two Collection

These materials focus on WWII and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials created during the time period, materials may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

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  • 194u

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  • April 1, 2018, 6 p.m.

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  • July 13, 2018, 12:30 p.m.

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Hill. [Postcard of Artillery Batteries "B," "C," and "D" on the Beach], postcard, 194u; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth992065/: accessed October 18, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palacios Area Historical Association.