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Cristo de los Pescadores

Description: Photograph of statue entitled, "Cristo de los Pescadores" in Isla Blanca Park on South Padre Island north west of the Jetties. The statue is on top of carved, stacked blocks of stone that have small plaques on them and it is behind a carved stone marker that has text and illustrations of a ship and anchors.
Date: June 26, 2018
Creator: Hicks, William
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Statue of Padre José Nicolás Ballí

Description: Statue of Padre J. Nicolas Balli Located on South Padre Island. Historical Marker on base reads: "Padre Island, off the South Texas coast, is named for Padre Jose Nicolas Balli (177?-1829), whose family migrated from Spain in 1569 and became large landowners in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. In 1800 Balli applied to King Charles IV of Spain for 11 1/2 leagues of land on the island, and in 1804 started its first settlement, Rancho Santa Cruz. Padre Balli served as collector of finances for all the churches in the Rio Grande Valley and founded the first mission in present Cameron County. Padre Balli's ministry was a great influence on the lives of early South Texas settlers."
Date: June 26, 2018
Creator: Hicks, William
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Angelina County WW I. Memorial

Description: Photograph of a World War I memorial in Angelina County. It says, "In Grateful Memory of our boys who gave their lives in the World War, 1917-1918. Erected by the citizens of Angelina County sponsored by Angelina Post No. 113 American Legion."
Date: October 26, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Angelina County WW I. Memorial

Description: Photograph of a statue and memorial dedicated to residents of Angelina County who fought in World War I. The statue wears a military uniform, holds a gun at his side, and has his right hand raised in a fist. It says, "In grateful memory of our boys who gave their lives in the World War, 1917-1918, erected by the citizens of Angelina County, sponsored by Angelina Post No. 113 American Legion. Honor Roll: Capt. Hugh O'Keeffee Kendrick; Henry T. Dixon; Fred R. Lindsey; Curtis F. Seale; Frank W. Weeks; Lee Scalise; William L. Sanford; Milton D. Roy; DeWitt F. Penry; Daniel S. McDougald; John T. Hudson; Ernest H. Hardy; James F. Cunningham; Brittian Plez Cox; Edward L. Chancey; Robert J. Anderson; Henry Williams; C. Weaver Shofner."
Date: October 26, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Cherokee County Confederate Soldiers Memorial

Description: Photograph of the Confederate Solders Memorial in Cherokee County. It says, "C. S. A. Men and Units. Two thousand men from Cherokee County were in Confederate Service, including Brigadier General Joseph L. Hogg who died in Mississippi in 1862. Companies Organized Were: Co. A. 2nd Texas Cavalry, Co. K. 4rd Texas Cavalry, Co. F. 7th Texas Cavalry, Co. I. 10th Texas Cavalry, Co. B. 17th Texas Cavalry, Cos. F and T, 35th Texas Cavalry, Co. B. 28th Texas Cavalry Dismounted, Cos. A. and D. Borders Cavalry, Co. K. 1st Texas Partisan Rangers, Co. E. 7th Texas Infantry, Cos. A, C, K, 18th Texas Infantry."
Date: October 26, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.

Cherokee County Peace Officers Memorial

Description: Photograph of the Cherokee County Peace Officers Memorial. It reads: "Lest we forget, This monument is dedicated to all the men and women who have served and who will serve Cherokee County. Their devotion and sacrifice for peace, law enforcement, safety and justice will not be forgotten. Dedicated 1994. Bill Brunt, Aug. 3, 1939; Dean Chapman, Dec. 31, 1954; Roscoe Lee, June 30, 1979; Randy Zimmerman, Oct. 2, 1992; William Clark, killed 1883; H. Floyd Hooker, July 21, 1913."
Date: October 26, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Cherokee County Veterans Memorial

Description: Photograph of the Cherokee County Veterans Memorial, on the grounds of the Cherokee County Courthouse. There are three stones. The stone in the middle has the logos for the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard, as well as that of the United States. It says "Cherokee County Veterans Memorial, Dedicated May 31, 2004." The stone on the left reads: "In honor of all veterans: Men and women who answer the call to duty during war and peace, who serve our country with honor, often making the ultimate sacrifice to insure our nation's freedom. Veterans of the past, present, and future, we salute you. From the grateful citizens of Cherokee County. Erected by Rusk VFW Post 3406 and Ladies Auxiliary Post 3406. American Legion Post 293." The stone on the right reads: "Tribute. It is the soldier not the reporter who has given us freedom of press. It is the soldier not the poet who has given us freedom of speech. It is the solder not the campus organizer who has given us the freedom to demonstrate. It is the solder not the lawyer who has given us the right to a fair trial. It is the soldier who salutes the flag, serves under the flag, and whose coffin is draped by the flag, who allows the protester to burn the flag. By Father D. O'Brien, USMC."
Date: October 26, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Confederate Memorial, Kaufman County

Description: Photograph of a Confederate Memorial in Kaufman County, Texas. It is a tall monument, with a statue of a soldier carrying a rifle at the top of it. There is a carving of a pair of crossed rifles under the statue, and text around the base of the monument.
Date: October 26, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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First National Bank, Kaufman

Description: Photograph of the First National Bank in Kaufman. It has four columns in front of the entrance. The two innermost columns have signs on them. The left sign reads "Gift shop" and the other says "Tea room".
Date: October 26, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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