Point Bolivar Historical Marker
On the grounds of the lighthouse [not accessible by the public]
Historical Markers on Bolivar Peninsula-Point Bolivar
Headquarters for Longís expedition which attempted to free Texas from Spanish rule in 1819. Named in honor of Simon Bolivar (1783-1830) leader in the Spanish-American War for independence. Here Mrs. Long and a small group remained until news of her husbandís death came in 1822. A lighthouse was erected here by the Republic of Texas.

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