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Nahor Biggs Yard

  Texas Historical Markers
Galveston, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 29° 17' 37.195728", -94° 48' 40.905396"
    Texas State
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     In 1838 New Jersey native Nahor Biggs Yard arrived in the new town of Galveston and built one of the city's first residences. Yard enjoyed success in business but is best remembered for his distinguished civic and military career. He served as city alderman, county commissioner, church and Masonic leader, colonel in the first regiment of Texas troops, school board member, and president of the Howard Association, a local philanthropic organization. Recorded - 1993

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Nahor Biggs Yard Historical Marker Location Map, Galveston, Texas

Related Themes: Texas Freemasons, Masonic Lodges, Freemasonry
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