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Historical Markers on Bolivar Peninsula
Historical markers can be found on many of the highways and byways throughout the state. These markers commemorate diverse topics in Texas past, including historical settlements, symbolic buildings, military sites, and important individuals. We have all seen them, but do we take the time to stop and read the story? On Bolivar, there are several historical markers that tell part of the rich history of the peninsula. Starting at Fort Travis and ending in High Island, you can find 11 of these markers. Some day, take the time to drive along the highway and visit each one. You will surely enrich your historical knowledge of the area.

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Point Bolivar Historical Marker
Point Bolivar
At the Bolivar Point Lighthouse
[not accessible by the public]

Fort Travis Historical Marker
Fort Travis
On the grounds of Fort Travis Seashore Park
Bolivar Point Historical Marker
Bolivar Point
At the Jane Long Memorial near the entrance to Fort Travis
Jane Long Historical Marker
Jane Long
At the Jane Long Memorial near the entrance to Fort Travis
Port Bolivar Historical Marker
Point Bolivar
Relocated to the Port Bolivar Cemetery after Ike
Port Bolivar Cemetery Historical Marker
Port Bolivar Cemetery
On the grounds of the Port Bolivar Cemetery
Crenshaw Family Cemetery Historical Marker
Crenshaw Cemetery
On the grounds of Crenshaw School
The Breakers Historical Marker
The Breakers
On Hwy 87, approx 1.5 miles west of Rollover
Rollover Fish Pass Historical Marker
Rollover Fish Pass
Original Rollover Fish Pass Marker
Rollover Fish Pass Historical Marker
Rollover Fish Pass
All that remains of the marker damaged by Hurricane Ike
Charles Cronea Historical Marker
Charles Cronea
Jean Laffite's cabin boy buried in High Island Cemetery
High Island Historical Marker
High Island
At the roadside park, off Hwy 124 in High Island
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