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Site of Town of Old Velasco

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Freeport, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 28° 57' 47.3976", -95° 21' 58.698"
    Texas State
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    One of oldest Texas towns. Port of entry for over 25,000 settlers, 1821-1835. Scene of first armed conflict leading to Texas Revolution, 1832. In mid-1800s, resort place for wealthy plantation families. Declined after the Civil War and 1875 hurricane. This school is named for Velasco. (1969)

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Site of Town of Old Velasco Historical Marker Location Map, Freeport, Texas

Related Themes: Texas C.S.A., Texas Confederate States of America, Confederacy
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